Welcome to Collinwood
Welcome to Collinwood (2002)

A group of likable losers try to pull of what by their standards seems like a major heist in this offbeat crime comedy, loosely based on the classic Italian caper comedy I Soliti Ignoti. A group of sad sacks living in a rundown neighborhood… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: March 18, 2003
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
54%
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57%



Critic Score: 54% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Contains some funny moments, but it's still a very lightweight comedy.

Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

It doesn't quite work, but there's enough here to make us look forward to the Russos' next offering.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

The actual heist is the high point, just as in the Italian film, and so raffish and disorganized was the gang that I can see how someone might enjoy this movie, coming to it for the first time.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

This is a great robbery farce enforced by excellent writing and great acting from a stellar cast.

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Carla Meyer
San Francisco Chronicle

Collinwood seems like a series of sketches, with caricatures instead of characters.

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

An infectious caper flick.

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

An occasionally amusing but completely disposable comedy of errors that's not nearly as funny as it thinks it is.

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Susan Stark
Detroit News

The picture runs a mere 84 minutes, but it's no glance. It's a head-turner -- thoughtfully written, beautifully read and, finally, deeply humanizing.

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Bill Muller
Arizona Republic

Self-consciously quirky and straining for idiosyncrasy, Welcome to Collinwood is a passable ensemble comedy that never hits its stride.

Oz
eFilmCritic.com

Collinwood is certainly one dimensional, but it's a nice dimension. Pleasant. Smile-inducing. Fun.

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Flixster Audience Score: 57% Flixster User Reviews
Lucas Martins
Entertaining and funny, Welcome to Collinwood is a nice film to watch, but certainly is very weak and poor; what make the original Italian classic comedy… More
xGary Xx
A gang of down at heel petty crooks inherit what they think is a perfect crime but in execution, things do not go as smoothly as they'd hoped. A kind of… More
Cynthia S.
Funny. Screwball kind of movie. Well done. William H. Macy is fantastic, as usual.
Leigh Ryan
What a freak show of nut cases...
Anthony Lawrie
Great crime comedy, absolutely loved it!
Arash Xak
"Kapuchnik" I haven't seen Big Deal on Madonna Street yet but I really enjoyed Welcome to Collinwood , I mean it may not be a great comedy but… More