Wise Guys
Wise Guys (1986)

The "wise guys" referred to in the title, Harry Valentini (Danny DeVito) and Moe Dickstein (Joe Piscopo), turn out to be not so wise after all in this crime-oriented comedy. Harry and Moe run the risk of certain death when they… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: August 30, 2005
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Fernando F. Croce
Slant Magazine

A mid-career faux pas, or the director's equivalent of the coruscating, laugh-stuck-in-your-throat dissonance of The King of Comedy?

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Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

A lame Mob comedy, proving Piscopo is not movie material

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Brian DePalma, who made some funny movies years ago, seems to have lost his touch.

Rob Gonsalves

A terrific piece of throwaway entertainment.

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Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

A waste of celluloid.

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Flixster Audience Score: 41% Flixster User Reviews
Ken Stachnik
I know this movie doesn't get a lot of love, but it's got a few great gags in it. Piscopo is even pretty descent.
Barry Lappin
The funnies thing this spawned was a parody by three pidgeons on a Disney cartoon. Very silly but I had to giggle.
Aj V
A fantastic dark comedy about gangsters, I loved this movie.
Christopher Brown
Oh, DePalma, will you ever be mainstream? A decent gangster comedy that played better when it was out than now when everyone has forgotten it's existence.
Conner Rainwater
The thing about Wise Guys is that itā??s actually not that bad at all. Since De Palma is the heir to Hitchcock, itā??s only fair that you relate this to Mr. and… More

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