The Score
The Score (2001)

Three generations of method acting giants unite for this crime thriller written by Kario Salem and directed by Frank Oz. Robert De Niro stars as Nick Wells, an aging thief whose specialty is safecracking and who is on the verge of retiring… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 13, 2001
DVD Release Date: December 11, 2001
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Critic Score: 73% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Though the movie treads familar ground in the heist/caper genre, DeNiro, Norton, and Brando make the movie worth watching.

Andrew Sarris
New York Observer

Manages to waste a prestigious cast on a tediously long-winded caper plot.

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

A sturdily diverting old fashioned heist thriller.

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

Part of the fun is watching and listening to Brando parody his slurred speech

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Robert Koehler

Restoring the seductive style of the no-nonsense procedural heist movie to complete luster, this is the kind of pic that knows the difference between being masculine and being macho.

Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

A movie which gets the job done as simply, efficiently and intelligently as possible.

Rob Gonsalves

The Score, a competent if nothing-special heist thriller on paper, showcases three generations of acting giants.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

Contains The Scene, a precious sequence already destined for infinite repetition.

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David Edelstein

A droning, high-toned little heist picture with no dash and no raison d'Ítre.

Emanuel Levy

Three of the most accomplished actors of their respective generations, Brando, De Niro, and Edward Norton, are underused in this old-fashioned heist crime picture.

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Flixster Audience Score: 67% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Like a thick chunk of Grandma's extra cheesy, extra meaty lasagna this promises much insofar as admirers of Stanislavski go, 3 heavyweights in one… More
Chris Weber
You'd think that with this being a heist film that features Robert De Niro, Edward Norton, and Marlon Brando (in his final film role), that it would be 8… More
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Lady D'arbanville
What Director Frank Oz has put together here are three generations of outstanding Talent. A sophisticated Heist movie, character driven, with an exciting… More
Graham Jones
Three generations of acting giants and a great director fail miserably in this generic caper film.
Leigh Ryan
Pretty good. I wouldn't watch over again.