The Anderson Tapes
The Anderson Tapes (1971)

This breathlessly paced high-tech thriller stars Sean Connery as Anderson, a career criminal who's just been released from his latest prison term. Seeking a quick financial turnover, Anderson uses mob funding to finance an ambitious… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: June 17, 1971
DVD Release Date: January 6, 2003
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

Starring Sean Connery, Sidney Lumet's thriler is one of the best caper films of the 1970s

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Scott Weinberg

Good, old-fashioned Connery heist flick. Goes down smooth.

Dennis Schwartz
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Weak caper flick that's phony, superficial and unconvincing, that too slickly veers between comedy and suspense.

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S. James Wegg

Sizzling story telling!

Rob Gonsalves

If this sort of thing bores you, you may want to give it a chance anyway because Christopher Walken ... makes his Hollywood film debut.

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Flixster Audience Score: 54% Flixster User Reviews
Adam Mahler
I just saw it b/c Tarantino put it on the March schedule at the New Beverly Theatre. I respected Lumet but I would never have expected he could have done this… More
jay nixon
Routine caper film starts well but runs out of steam at the end. Dyan Cannon is a bright spot but disappears half way through. Still fun for the many familiar… More
Ken Stachnik
Love the structure, hated the music. Solid performance by Connery and the first performance by Walken make Anderson Tapes worth a watch.
Brian R
Cool film by Sidney Lumet even though it's outdated I still like those taping bugging system ppl used back in those times. It's a heist film that goes… More
Cassandra Maples
Sean Connery plays a jail bird who's let out and decides to pull another heist with the help of a team of experienced crooks; little does he know the cops… More
Grifty G
Just released on dvd for the first time: Enjoyable Sidney Lumet caper, lighter than the Hill and The Offence, with Connery as Ace thief 10 years behind the… More