New York Post

By Kyle Smith
This movie doesn't get huffy, it gets laughs.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
A smoothly engineered crowd pleaser.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Smoothly made and smart enough. It's not going for too much, but I laughed a lot.
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By Stephanie Zacharek
Tower Heist is overstuffed with actors, and yet Ratner manages to give each of them one or two good moments.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Devoting more time to the setup than to the follow-through, Tower Heist doesn't really build suspense so much as it builds impatience - for the thing to be over.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
There's not much to say about a jerry-built caper comedy, except that this one has timeliness on it side, and some first-rate clowns.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Boasts an unusually strong cast of actors, who boost the slick screenplay into a satisfying popcorn picture.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Tower Heist is the cinematic version of a Trump property: overblinged, eye-catching, and essentially tacky.
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Wall Street Journal

By John Anderson
The type of film with which Mr. Ratner has claimed to be infatuated is itself like a caper - it requires precise execution. Tower Heist is more like that 10-story Snoopy, as he drunkenly bobs along Central Park West.
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USA Today

By Scott Bowles
Tower Heist feigns being an "Ocean's 11" for schmucks, but plays like a retread of "48 Hours."
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59 out of 100
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