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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

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"Allen's funniest, least sour outing in nearly a decade is a small movie with a tidy payoff."
‑ J. Hoberman, Village Voice
"Small Time Crooks finds Woody Allen back in a comfortable comic groove."
‑ Jay Carr, Boston Globe
"I'm happy to report that the new film, Small Time Crooks, is a return to good laughs and good fun."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"The talented comedian Tracey Ullman carries this comedy with her élan and spunky contentiousness."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Elaine May steals the show."
‑ Ed Gonzalez, Slant Magazine
"The characters in Small Time Crooks are smarter, edgier and more original than the dreary crowd in so many new comedies."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"Small Time Crooks is a small-change Woody Allen film. It's also the writer-director's funniest in years."
‑ Steve Murray, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
"Tracey Ullman is Allen's best on-screen match since Diane Keaton in Annie Hall; smart, funny, a fully-developed character."
‑ Jeffrey Overstreet, Looking Closer
"The obviousness of the humour is fine, because the tone is so old-fashioned."
‑ Ian Waldron-Mantgani, UK Critic
"There are just enough Woody sight gags and one-liners for this film to keep its head above water."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"These people offer no sense that they exist beyond the bits of exposition that Allen has written into his screenplay."
‑ Mark Caro, Chicago Tribune
"Not much here to interest to children."
‑ Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
"Não é um filme espetacular, como alguns dos trabalhos anteriores de Allen, mas é bastante superior a diversas bobagens produzidas por Hollywood nos últimos tempos."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
"I don't know if Small Time Crooks would appeal to a regular fan of Woody Allen's, but it should delight Tracy Ullman fans no matter what."
‑ Karina Montgomery, Cinerina
"A bit slow, a bit been-done, and the bottom line is that Allen in a pair of shorts these days is a little rough on the eyes."
‑ Susannah Breslin, TNT's Rough Cut
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