Charley Varrick
Charley Varrick (1973)

Directed by Don Siegel, Charley Varrick tells the story of a bungled bank robbery and the subsequent getaway. The titular character (played by Walter Matthau) is a small-time crook who plans to rob a small bank in New Mexico with his… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: December 28, 2004
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Don Siegel's excellent heist/escape movie makes an interesting juxtaposition to his Clint Eastwood films.

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Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Sit back and enjoy the Matthau.

Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly

Underrated Don Siegel heist drama

Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

A pulp classic with a crackerjack ending.

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Bob Stinson
A nice piece of pulp and a great Mathau performance - slightly diluted by TV actors and the untold number of TV shows that copped Siegel's style. All the… More
Tim Salmons
Fantastic thriller, and one of the finest and smartest plots ever committed to film.
Reid Volk
The early 1970s were a golden age for gritty American crime films. There must have been something in the water. For films such as The French Connection, The… More
Chris Garman
Don Siegel's follow up to the legendary Dirty Harry finds the title character Charley Varrick (Walter Matthau) down on his luck to the point that he… More
Pierluigi Puccini
An intelligent, discreet and very entertaining thriller by the master of pulp and badass-ness Don Siegel. Great performances by Joe Don Baker as the hitman… More
Stella Dallas
an intelligent 70's heist film by don siegel with walter matthau in the eastwood role. sounds odd but it works really well. charley varrick is a… More