The Thieves

Metascore
75

Generally favorable reviews - based on 6 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 0 out of 6

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Critic Reviews

  1. Reviewed by: Andy Webster
    Oct 12, 2012
    90
    Loaded with all the twists, disguises, glamorous settings and split-screen montages you could ask for.
  2. Reviewed by: David Fear
    Oct 10, 2012
    80
    A cross-pollinated mixture of Hollywood-blockbuster bombast, Asian cool and '60s Vegas ring-a-ding swing.
  3. Reviewed by: Gabe Toro
    Oct 14, 2012
    75
    The Thieves is less interested in the characters than it is the elaborate stunts and gimmicks.
  4. Reviewed by: Gary Goldstein
    Oct 12, 2012
    70
    While the movie's second half feels more consequential - and more impressively action-packed - than its first part, it also loses some of its initial charm and quirk via a protracted, often dizzying descent into a kind of booty-centric game of hot potato.
  5. Reviewed by: Jonathan Kiefer
    Oct 10, 2012
    70
    Easier to like than it is to follow, Choi Dong-hoon's glossy caper boasts all the pomp and cajolery of the true international blockbuster.
  6. Reviewed by: Steve Macfarlane
    Oct 12, 2012
    63
    A dazzling heist film that can't help but come off as duly influenced by Steven Soderbergh's Ocean's trilogy, South Korea's number one box-office champ of all time is never less than clever.
User Score
7.2

Generally favorable reviews- based on 9 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
  2. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. Feb 28, 2013
    5
    this is going to sound racist but the cast is numerous and many of them look so much alike that the story gets confusing. only watch if you're asian.
  2. Sep 14, 2013
    9
    I kind of sort of know who dies toward the end but I have no idea who got away with anything. This is Oceans 12 with guns. A visuallyI kind of sort of know who dies toward the end but I have no idea who got away with anything. This is Oceans 12 with guns. A visually stunning movie. If you have to read the subtitles do not bother with popcorn. Full Review »