Charley Varrick
Charley Varrick (1973)

In this compact, fast-paced action thriller, a bank robber really messes up when he and his avaricious young partner accidentally knock over a Mafia-controlled New Mexico bank. As a result, the two find themselves pursued by a cold-blooded… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: September 19, 1973
DVD Release Date: December 28, 2004
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Don Siegel's excellent heist/escape movie makes an interesting juxtaposition to his Clint Eastwood films.

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Scott Weinberg

Sit back and enjoy the Matthau.

Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly

Underrated Don Siegel heist drama

Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

A pulp classic with a crackerjack ending.

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Bob Stinson
A nice piece of pulp and a great Mathau performance - slightly diluted by TV actors and the untold number of TV shows that copped Siegel's style. All the… More
Tim Salmons
Fantastic thriller, and one of the finest and smartest plots ever committed to film.
Reid Volk
The early 1970s were a golden age for gritty American crime films. There must have been something in the water. For films such as The French Connection, The… More
Chris Garman
Don Siegel's follow up to the legendary Dirty Harry finds the title character Charley Varrick (Walter Matthau) down on his luck to the point that he… More
Pierluigi Puccini
An intelligent, discreet and very entertaining thriller by the master of pulp and badass-ness Don Siegel. Great performances by Joe Don Baker as the hitman… More
Stella Dallas
an intelligent 70's heist film by don siegel with walter matthau in the eastwood role. sounds odd but it works really well. charley varrick is a… More