The Hustle

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  • The Hustle's stars might make an effective comedy team in a different setting, but this gender-flipped remake of a remake adds little beyond its feminine twist.
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    Claudia PuigFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    A generally unfunny and regressive remake.
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    Katie WalshLos Angeles Times
    It's the irony of all ironies that one walks away from "The Hustle" feeling a little, well, hustled.
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    Matthew NormanLondon Evening Standard
    Wilson's energy level never falters. You would sympathise with such a natural, engaging talent for the narrow typecasting if she hadn't done it to herself. Rebel, Rebel, your film is a mess.
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    Richard RoeperChicago Sun-Times
    Even with a running time of 93 minutes, The Hustle felt about an hour too long.
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    Adam GrahamDetroit News
    Who's conning who here? In "The Hustle," everyone's a sucker, most of all the audience.
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    Kevin MaherTimes (UK)
    Every barely competent line or gag from the original has been deleted or replaced with gobsmacking doggerel.
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    Anthony MorrisScreenHub
    At a time when bigger is automatically assumed to mean better at the cinema, these con artists hope that going small is the path to a big payoff
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    Anthony MorrisThe Vine
    At a time when bigger is automatically assumed to mean better at the cinema, these con artists hope that going small is the path to a big payoff.
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    Jennifer HeatonAlternative Lens
    Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson are clearly trying but completely flounder with a terrible screenplay that meanders from set piece to set piece...
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    Julian Lytleidobi.com
    The Hustle is a good idea, and could work as a classic 80s comedy reworking, but this was kinda sad.
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