Family Business
Family Business (1989)

In this action comedy, Vito McMullen (Dustin Hoffman), a reformed crook is persuaded by his criminal father, Jessie (Sean Connery) and his Ivy-League son, Adam (Matthew Broderick) to engage in one final heist in the spirit of family… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 20, 2003
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Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The pleasure is watching Connery shine as a roguish criminal in a story line that never gels.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Utterly forgettable, even with its great cast

Scott Weinberg

Just barely worth checking out, and even then, it's only for the actors.

Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

A terrific seriocomic crime caper that nobody knew how to sell. Often feels like a 1970s movie that somehow ended up in 1989.

MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

[S]urprisingly compelling...

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

a bit of a mess

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Star-studded cliched rubbish

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Flixster Audience Score: 27% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
A great cast but not a great film. Falls short of its potential but still worth a watch if it?s on TV!
Dean McKenna
Bloody dull drama about a three-generation crime family and this is one of my worst Sean Connery, Dustin Hoffman and Matthew Broderick's movie.
Lafe Fredbjornson
Three generations of robbers, played by top actors, creates an interesting chemistry and chance for fun scenes. The relationship between the grandson (Matthew… More
xGary Xx
Cliched heist comedy drama that expects you to believe Sean Connery, Dustin Hoffman and Matthew Broderick are three generations of some kind of criminal… More
Steve K
Should have been a much better film. It's all rather bland.
Marcus Woolcott
Top cast, but it's all over the place.