• Released
  • July 18, 2003
  • 2 hr 13 min
  • Crime Drama
    Gangster Film
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63

New York Post

By Megan Lehmann
It's not surprising that This Thing of Ours -- the title refers to the literal translation of La Cosa Nostra -- rings with authenticity and solid acting.
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63

Chicago Tribune

The younger Provenzano, while under indictment for racketeering and tax evasion, made his contribution to our mob lesson by writing, directing and starring in This Thing of Ours, another installment in the long line of bada-bings and fuggetabouits.
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60

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Features generally crisp dialogue, solid performances by a mix of newcomers and familiar character actors, and Provenzano's direction is strikingly accomplished.
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50

Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
A decently crafted, standard Mafia blood bath with a few new wrinkles and an aura of authenticity.
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50

The New York Times

By Dave Kehr
For all of his personal familiarity with the material, Mr. Provenzano has turned out a movie that largely owes its tone and style to other movies.
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40

L.A. Weekly

By Scott Foundas
This Thing of Ours is infatuated with the romance of gangsterism -- with an absurdly straight face, it asks us to feel mournful for the loss of “respect” and “integrity” in the mob community.
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20

Village Voice

By Mark Holcomb
Danny Provenzano's mafioso melodrama is the immoral vanity project to end immoral vanity projects.
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10

The A.V. Club

By Nathan Rabin
A shamelessly derivative mob movie.
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36 out of 100
Generally unfavorable reviews
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