The Impostors
The Impostors (1999)

Actor Stanley Tucci made his directorial debut with a strong cast in this Depression Era farce focusing on two struggling two New York actors. In opening scenes, Maurice (Oliver Platt) and Arthur (Tucci) fabricate a fake fight at an outdoor… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: June 1, 1999
DVD Release Date: September 5, 2000
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Critic Score: 62% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

I grew weary of all the Keystone-age antics.

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Carlo Cavagna

A good farce is a rare thing.

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Peter Henne
Film Journal International

Tucci firms up an intelligent entertainment, giving us the lowdown on some highbrows who really aren't the sophisticates they appear.

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Karina Montgomery

Sublime comedic charm!

Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

Sputtering like a two-day old campfire, the story plays like an ad-lib sketch that was never polished or completed.

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Widgett Walls

The working title was Ship of Fools but should have been Abbott and Costello Take Some Speed.

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Dan Lybarger
Lawrence Journal-World

Slight but creative little comedy.

Elias Savada
Nitrate Online

This is easily one of the funniest films of the year and in many a year. A laugh riot. Honest. Please, Mum, give me more!

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Michael Dequina

For every inspired character and performance, there are duds.

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Flixster Audience Score: 73% Flixster User Reviews
Chris Weber
This is a star studded tribute to the slapstick comedic farces of the 1930s, and a real labor of love for its writer/director/producer, and star Stanley Tucci.… More
Dannielle Albert
It was different. Usually I don't care for slapstick comedy, but this one was alright.
Wahida K
A great SciFi with a twisting end which will blow your socks off. lol
Brendan Nicholls
Campbell Scott is hilarious in the supporting role and ends up stealing every scene he is in.