Analyze This
Analyze This (1999)

Paul Vitti is one of New York's most powerful gangsters. He's grown up in the Mob life and has been well prepared for his future responsibilities by Manetta, his mentor and surrogate father (since his own father was gunned down… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: August 17, 1999
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Rotten Tomatoes™
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69%
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62%



Critic Score: 69% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Analyze This is a satisfying comedy with great performances by De Niro and Crystal.

Andrew Sarris
New York Observer

[De Niro and Crystal] would seem to be perfectly cast as this oddest of odd couples, but something has gone wrong with the comic chemistry.

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Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture

What we learn -- yet again -- is that potentially terrific comedies are often whacked by filmmakers who feel the need to spread a little therapy themselves.

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Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

Thanks to three very strong writers...and the willpower of its leads, Analyze This turns out to be an amusing piffle. [Blu-ray]

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

The comedy is heavy and the use of the stars lazy and cliched...

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

Moments and lines are so perfect that they linger in the mind.

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Film4

It all ends in a hail of bullets and profanities -- but the laughs keep coming.

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Jeff Millar
Houston Chronicle

What De Niro ends up doing is simply burlesquing himself, much as he would do if he were guest-hosting Saturday Night Live.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

It's a treat to watch Robert De Niro -- the goodfella supreme -- tweak every gangster role he's ever played.

Mark Halverson
Sacramento News & Review

Sometimes very funny, but wears its sudden tone swings and flurries of profanities like a pair of cement shoes...

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
Billy Crystal and Rober DeNiro shine in this great comedy.
Alex roy
Analyze This is a great comedy from director Harold Ramis. Brilliantly acted with a good plot, Analyze This is a unique comedy that is very funny and Robert De… More
Chris Weber
In January of 1999, The Sopranos made its TV debut, and it was a revelation to see a show that not only featured a mafia figure undergoing psychiatric therapy,… More
Lady D'arbanville
Quite a funny take on the pre Soprannos Crime boss in need of therapy, which allowed De Niro a familiar genre to provide the comical slant. An enjoyable… More
Lucas Martins
Crystal and De Niro make a very funny duo and become an unique satira of Mafia films.
Melvin White
Dr. Ben Sobel: What is my goal here, to make you a happy, well-adjusted gangster?  "New York's most powerful gangster is about to get in touch with… More

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