Hard Boiled Sweets
Hard Boiled Sweets (2012)

Ex-con Johnny is forced into pulling a heist he wants nothing to do with. Mob boss 'Shrewd' Eddie has one million in dirty cash stashed at his home, just waiting to be stolen. But what Johnny doesn't know is that seven other… More

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Critic Score: 14% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Guy Lodge
Variety

Though an enthusiastic cast and a somewhat tacked-on feminist twist reduce the sour aftertaste, the tone isn't aggressive or witty enough to distinguish this from umpteen other Guy Ritchie knockoffs.

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Matthew Turner
ViewLondon

The packaging is attractive, but the contents are less than satisfying, thanks to some dodgy performances, a surfeit of unlikeable characters and a script that's both lazy and over familiar.

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Adam Lee Davies
Little White Lies

Makes you actively appreciate Guy Ritchie. Actively. Appreciate. Guy. Ritchie...

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Tom Huddleston
Time Out

This is the kind of film that thinks it's feminist because the girls hit back...

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Tom Seymour
Empire Magazine

A miserable mess of gangland cliches and narrative tangle that deserves to be dropped off the end of Southend pier, preferably attached to an anvil.

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Philip French
Observer [UK]

The film is smart, though not as smart as it thinks.

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Henry Barnes
Guardian

The leaden plot - involving a monochrome gang of hard nuts and their molls doing each other in for a briefcase of cash - leaves us with nothing under the wrapper.

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Flixster Audience Score: 23% Flixster User Reviews
Panta Oz
[img]http://www.pyromag.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/HARD-BOILED-SWEETS-.jpg[/img] Guy Ritchie spoiled us with his movies! This crime thriller tried to do… More