Tower Heist
Tower Heist (2011)

Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy lead an all-star cast in Tower Heist, a comedy caper about working stiffs who seek revenge on the Wall Street swindler who stiffed them. After the workers at a luxury Central Park condominium discover the… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: February 21, 2012
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Critic Score
68%
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User Score
49%



Critic Score: 68% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Tower Heist is a true Brett Ratner joint: little brains to this caper, but it's fun fluff, exciting to watch, and showcases a welcome return to form for Eddie Murphy.

Richard Roeper
Richard Roeper.com

Cheerfully crappy schlock.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

Alan Alda plays the billionaire, and his oleaginous smarm is so good that you almost wish Alda were starring in a hard-edged movie about Madoff instead of this goofy heist picture that takes way too long getting to the heist.

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Will Leitch
Deadspin

It is a heist movie that doesn't care about the heist.

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Eric D. Snider
Film.com

Made me laugh and held my interest more than it should have, given how sloppy it is. Call it an acceptable bit of B-minus work from a C student.

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Robert Levin
The Atlantic

This is, of course, Hollywood schlock, directed by shlock-master Brett Ratner. But it's also a surprisingly effective social drama.

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Roger Moore
Tribune News Service

The one-liners pop and the cast delivers.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

So what if it's sheer petty escapist enjoyment? Tower Heist delivers the laughs in desperate times.

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

Highly recommended if you want to watch an assortment of rich movie stars feel your pain.

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Matt Looker
TheShiznit.co.uk

All corners of the oddball comedy genre are squarely covered in a way that somehow seems fresh despite the well tried-and-tested formula.

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Flixster Audience Score: 49% Flixster User Reviews
Everett Johnson
Re-watched this last week and I gotta say it holds up very well. Still pretty funny, and definitely a good re-watch around Thanksgiving time. *** Original… More
Anthony Lawrie
Pleasantly surprised, Tower Heist isn't half as bad as I'd been lead to believe. I thought the cast were good and worked well together, I liked the… More
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<b>Tower Heist</b> had a great cast of actors to be such a bad film. I guess I expected more considering the actors the film had lined up. The movie… More
Cynthia S.
Fun movie with some rather funny scenes. Decent cast. Not the best movie, but definitely nothing too much to complain about.
Candy Rose
Funny movie, great cast. Inspired by Ocean's Eleven. A group of ex-employers led by Josh (Ben Stiller) break into the Tower to steal millions from its… More
Chris Weber
For a breezy, star studded crime caper comedy, I didn't expect this to have the amount of genuine suspense that it did. Seriously, this one had my… More