Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) | Release Date: August 27, 1997 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
50
METASCORE
Mixed or average reviews based on 17 Critics
Positive:
9
Mixed:
5
Negative:
3
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The Sting-like ending with its crosses and double-crosses could have been better handled, but there are plenty of other payoffs in Hoodlum. [27Aug1995 Pg02.D]
30
Laurence Fishburne is one actor who has charisma to burn, but even his incendiary performance can't ignite Hoodlum, a would-be gangster epic that generates less heat than a nickel cigar. [27Aug1997 Pg 8]