Hunting Elephants
Hunting Elephants (2015)

In this hilarious crime comedy, a gifted 12-year-old boy and three elderly men plan a bank robbery in order to seek revenge on the institution for cheating the youngster after the death of his father.

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: August 10, 2015
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Linda Barnard
Toronto Star

Occasionally Hunting Elephants lumbers in sentimental directions, which hardly square with its Benny Hill-style sensibilities.

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Leba Hertz
San Francisco Chronicle

A little gem.

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Dann Gire
Chicago Daily Herald

Decorated with whippy one-liners, Hunting Elephants gets mired in old-fashioned vaudevillian leering.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

"Hunting Elephants" will not go down in the annals of comedy history, but at the least it will probably be the best screwball comedy heist movie mostly spoken in Hebrew in theaters this year.

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Boyd van Hoeij
Hollywood Reporter

A comedy caper full of incorrigible old geezers that's as broad as barn door.

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Roger Moore
Tribune News Service

A few laughs, mostly provided by Patrick Stewart. An edgy Israeli comedy that plays it too safe.

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Barbara VanDenburgh
Arizona Republic

The tired caper flick can't crack a smile, never mind a bank vault.

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Elias Savada
Film International

... despite the best efforts of its cast, Hunting Elephants is a tame comedic excursion into a flimsy world of social lechery and geriatric dysfunction, albeit one that garnered seven Israeli Film Academy Awards nominations.

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Jordan Hoffman
Guardian

Mostly settles for old-people jokes (now I know the Hebrew for Viagra: it's Viagra) and making Patrick Stewart look like an imbecile.

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