The Impostors
The Impostors (1999)

Actor Stanley Tucci made his directorial debut with a strong cast in this Depression Era farce focusing on two struggling two New York actors. In opening scenes, Maurice (Oliver Platt) and Arthur (Tucci) fabricate a fake fight at an outdoor… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: September 5, 2000
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62%
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75%



Critic Score: 62% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

I grew weary of all the Keystone-age antics.

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Carlo Cavagna
AboutFilm.com

A good farce is a rare thing.

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Widgett Walls
Needcoffee.com

The working title was Ship of Fools but should have been Abbott and Costello Take Some Speed.

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Karina Montgomery
Cinerina

Sublime comedic charm!

Elias Savada
Nitrate Online

This is easily one of the funniest films of the year and in many a year. A laugh riot. Honest. Please, Mum, give me more!

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Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

Sputtering like a two-day old campfire, the story plays like an ad-lib sketch that was never polished or completed.

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Dan Lybarger
Lawrence Journal-World

Slight but creative little comedy.

Peter Henne
Film Journal International

Tucci firms up an intelligent entertainment, giving us the lowdown on some highbrows who really aren't the sophisticates they appear.

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

For every inspired character and performance, there are duds.

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Flixster Audience Score: 75% Flixster User Reviews
Chris Weber
This is a star studded tribute to the slapstick comedic farces of the 1930s, and a real labor of love for its writer/director/producer, and star Stanley Tucci.… More
Wahida K
A great SciFi with a twisting end which will blow your socks off. lol
Dannielle Albert
It was different. Usually I don't care for slapstick comedy, but this one was alright.