Pocket Money
Pocket Money (1999)

Two modern day cowboys smuggle a herd of cows across the border in this loosely amiable comedy. Jim Kane (Paul Newman) is a cowboy who unexpectedly finds himself deep in debt and in need of some fast cash. A less-than-scrupulous businessman… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 1999
DVD Release Date: November 14, 2006
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67%
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28%

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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Time Out

The lazily incongruous character studies of naive Newman, hard-drinking, slow-witted Marvin, and a strong support cast, come from a script by Terrence Malick.

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Film4

A mildly diverting modern western and buddy-buddy movie.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

All style and no movie.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It is so peculiar and doesn't seem to care that it strays from the usual western, that therein lies its charm.

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TV Guide

Rosenberg's direction is pedestrian.

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Flixster Audience Score: 28% Flixster User Reviews
Conner Rainwater
Great acting from Paul Newman and Lee Marvin as well as directing from Stuart Rosenberg, but this is a complete mess of a story and almost incomprehensible.… More
Sean Gillespie
Terrible.