Where the Money Is
Where the Money Is (2000)

An ailing criminal and his excitement-starved nurse decide to knock over a bank for fun and profit in this comic suspense story. Legendary bank robber Henry Manning (Paul Newman) pushes his luck too far and ends up in prison, where he… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: April 14, 2000
DVD Release Date: December 19, 2000
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Consensus: The acting in Where the Money Is is excellent. However, the movie feels like a made-for-TV movie that's plain and forgettable.

Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The movie as a whole is wonderfully laid-back and pleasant to be around.

Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

Many actors retain their talents into their 70s and beyond, but not too many could convince us that, at that age, they could rob a town blind -- and swipe the leading lady to boot.

Jon Niccum

The money of the film's title should refer to Paul Newman, because the actor's presence elevates this routine caper into a pleasantly bankable diversion.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Where the Money Is has a preposterous plot, but it's not about a plot, it's about acting.

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Emanuel Levy

Paul Newman's charismatic performance elevates this hodgepodge of a picture, but it is not enough.

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James Rocchi

Newman and Fiorentino steal cash -- and scenes -- in amiable heist comedy.

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Jay Carr
Boston Globe

The test of any caper movie is whether you like the crooks enough to root for them. This one aces the test effortlessly as Newman and Fiorentino project more than enough charm to melt any mere armored car.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Decent movie that pushes the PG-13 envelope.

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Brent Simon
Entertainment Today

A sly, smooth, extremely enjoyable caper... full of scenes you want to get lost in.

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