The Thomas Crown Affair
The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)

Thomas Crown is a self-made billionaire who can buy anything he wants and is irresistible to women. But there are some things that money can't buy. Thomas Crown has run out of challenges. When an alarm sounds at a world class museum and… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 6, 1999
DVD Release Date: January 4, 2000
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Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Sleek, stylish, and painlessly diverting, The Thomas Crown Affair is a remake of uncommon charm.

Geoff Andrew
Time Out

First rate popular entertainment.

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Todd McCarthy

Production has been lavished with extravagant sets and locations that welcome the audience into a fantasy world of untold luxury.

Blake Howard
2UE That Movie Show

The Thomas Crown Affair is the perfect defence for why films could and should be remade for new generations.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

It might be fun to see on an airplane or rent on video.

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Steve Murray
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Crown is a guilt-free pleasure, a way to waste a couple of hours happily at the theater without encountering computer-generated monsters or teenagers losing their virginity.

Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Hhandsome Pierce Brosnan and elegant Rene Russo look fabulous here, but they fail to ignite an exciting on-screen chemistry.

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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

Remade with lots of pizzazz but little wit or soul.

Susan Stark
Detroit News

Sleek and slick in equal measure, The Thomas Crown Affair confirms that it's well worth hearing a good story twice.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

A fine remake for older teens and adults.

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Flixster Audience Score: 77% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
The fantasy indulged here is the dream of being smarter than everyone else in the room. Pierce Brosnan and Rene Russo are our uber-surrogates in this regard,… More
Jani H
A very mediocre film about a billionaire who obviously wants challenges. The film looks good and the lead actors have a good chemistry between them. But I just… More
Dean McKenna
This striking, style remake succeeds on its own merits, very average. Pierce Brosnan and Rene Russo are perfectly suited to these characters; dueling titans who… More
Lewis C.
Heist films are usually fun, but I've yet to see one that has more to offer than a few thrills. The Thomas Crown Affair is often clever, occasionally… More
Dean King
I thought this was a pretty decent light hearted, sexy, crime thriller. More of a heist film to be honest. it's fun seeing how they did it, if the cops can… More
Candy Rose
Great adaptation of the Steve McQueen movie. Great chemistry between Pierce and Renee. Good plot about an art thief and an insurance investigator who fall in… More