Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
A romp of romantic larceny built out of spare parts we've seen in countless other films.
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As absorbed as he is with his characters, McTiernan is still able to provide a couple of dazzling set pieces - the sustained opening heist (involving a pun-intended Trojan horse) is a doozy, while the Magritte-inspired, music-fuelled denouement is, well, inspired.
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San Francisco Examiner

By Wesley Morris
McTiernan's film mines what substance it has from its two stars, but is admittedly about keeping up its own appearances.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Bob Graham
What The Thomas Crown Affair has to sell audiences is a fantasy of the life of the super-rich who jet off to Martinique on the spur of the moment, and the super-smart who operate outside the rules.
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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By William Arnold
Non-cultists should enjoy this engaging and well-acted retread -- a film that develops its own charm as it goes along.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The remake has a superior caper but less chemistry.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
Too expensive for its own good, too chic for comfort.
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
It's enjoyable poppycock.
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By James Berardinelli
This new interpretation does few things better than the original, and many things worse.
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Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
Why remake Norman Jewison's staunchly cool 1968 heist film in such a lackadaisical, uninspired manner?
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72 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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