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BANDITS

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Bandits

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
Wide Release Date:
10/12/01
performer:
Cate Blanchett, Billy Bob Thornton, Bruce Willis, Anthony Burch, Jaye K. Danford, Norman Fessler, Troy Garity, January Jones, Rocky LaRochelle, Brian F. O'Byrne, Azura Skye, Bobby Slayton, Stacey Travis
director:
Barry Levinson
distributor:
MGM
author:
Harley Peyton
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a C+

Willis smolders and Thornton soldiers as two mismatched, oddly coiffed bank robbers who steal their cash with a wink and a smile. The criminals get a run for their money when they unwittingly bump into a batty housewife (a misused Cate Blanchett) who ignites both men’s passions. While affable, the comedic pairing of Willis’ good-looking lothario against Thornton’s itchy hypochondriac feels formulaic and, with no support from a lackadaisical script, could leave viewers feeling as if they were robbed.