The Crew
The Crew (2000)

In this dark comedy, a group of retirees wants to save their homes -- but they're not typical senior citizens trying to make the most of their Social Security checks. Four aging former mobsters -- Joey "Bats" Pistella (Burt… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: August 25, 2000
DVD Release Date: March 13, 2001
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Critic Score: 20% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Though the four actors are good together, the jokes are stale and not funny.

Paul Clinton (

A sweet-natured little film with its heart in the right place, but despite its best intentions, it just doesn't quite come together.

Steve Murray
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

As entertaining as Ovaltine, it's a lead contender for worst movie of the year.

Cole Smithey

The movie always seems to be out of sync with itself.

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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

I didn't expect much from The Crew but I laughed all the way through it.

Jay Carr
Boston Globe

For all its violent gestures, this one screams safety, safety, safety, never taking anything like a real chance, never going anywhere unruly or unpredictable in its dogged allegiance to blandness.

Judith Egerton
Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)

My first reaction to The Crew was: 'Thank goodness it was only 88 minutes.'

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

The Crew is all contrivance and we don't believe a minute of it.

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Scott G. Mignola
Common Sense Media

A forgettable made-for-TV-like production.

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Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

Once the story clicks into gear, The Crew is a lot of fun. But that doesn't happen until after the midpoint.

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