Safe Men
Safe Men (1998)

This comedy, set in Rhode Island, follows two lousy singers Sam and Eddie who are mistakenly accepted as safecrackers by the Jewish mafia. They soon find themselves out of their element and ill-prepared for executing heists.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 7, 1998
DVD Release Date: August 15, 2006
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Critic Score: 57% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Only a few of the sight gags pass the giggle test.

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Clint Morris

Novel and vivaciously performed.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews's difficult not to ultimately be won over by the uniformly superb performances and Hamburg's emphasis on thoroughly strange bits of comedy.

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Bruce Feld
Film Journal International

Safe Men frequently excels in its little touches while failing in the long run to generate much excitement.

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Emanuel Levy

Technically raw and narratively bumpy, this high-concept comedy has all the merits and weaknesses of an amateurish indie. Illustrious cast, headed by Sam Rockwell, Steve Zahn, Michael Lerner, and Harvey Fierstein, does its best but it ain't enough.

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
Aaron Neuwirth
Eddie: Sam this man is in the mafia, he's not going to let us off the hook if we give him a fucking basket of sundry goods Sam: Oh, but he's in the… More
Stephen Earnest
Safe Men is a quirky little comedy, and even though it unravels rather predictably, I can't say that I wasn't amused. The characters are extreme and… More
Stephen Earnest
Despite all of the "blah" moments that it has, "Safe Men" is charming - in a mentally-ill sort of way. There will be parts of it that… More