Tough Guys
Tough Guys (1986)

Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas star as a pair of convicts who, upon their release after thirty years in prison for robbing a train, become frustrated with the stipulations of their parole and with the disrespect they receive as elderly… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: October 3, 1986
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Critic Score: 57% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Paul Attanasio
Washington Post

Most of the jokes, though, depend on a "Rip Van Winkle" notion -- the duo is surprised by how the world has changed -- which would make more sense if prisoners hadn't had windows to the outside world, such as television.

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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

A flimsy film, but the two old pros make it worth catching.

Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

A slight and breezy curtain call for one of Hollywood's best duos.

Clint Morris

A humourous and also fitting encore for screen's legendary duo

Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

A highly entertaining buddy comedy with two legendary stars in top form.

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Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
Legendary duo Lancaster and Douglas team up again, for the last time, in this highly amusing comedy about a couple of old boy cons released and out of date in… More
Jason Reneau
Kirk Douglas, Burt Lancaster, and Dana Carvey. Need I say more?!
Anthony Valletta
A low point in the careers of both Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas.

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