The New York Times

Loaded with all the twists, disguises, glamorous settings and split-screen montages you could ask for.
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Time Out New York

By David Fear
A cross-pollinated mixture of Hollywood-blockbuster bombast, Asian cool and '60s Vegas ring-a-ding swing.
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The Playlist

By Gabe Toro
The Thieves is less interested in the characters than it is the elaborate stunts and gimmicks.
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Village Voice

Easier to like than it is to follow, Choi Dong-hoon's glossy caper boasts all the pomp and cajolery of the true international blockbuster.
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Los Angeles Times

By Gary Goldstein
While the movie's second half feels more consequential - and more impressively action-packed - than its first part, it also loses some of its initial charm and quirk via a protracted, often dizzying descent into a kind of booty-centric game of hot potato.
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Slant Magazine

By Steve Macfarlane
A dazzling heist film that can't help but come off as duly influenced by Steven Soderbergh's Ocean's trilogy, South Korea's number one box-office champ of all time is never less than clever.
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75 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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