Small Time Crooks is a 2000 American crime-comedy film. Written and directed by Woody Allen, the film’s plot has some similarities to that of the 1942 comedy Larceny, Inc.
- Woody Allen as Ray Winkler
- Tracey Ullman as Frances “Frenchy” Fox-Winkler
- Elaine May as May Sloane
- Elaine Stritch as Chi-Chi Velasquez Potter
- Hugh Grant as David Perrette
- Michael Rapaport as Denny Doyle
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Small Time Crooks: Critical Response
“I doubt if many people share this sentiment, but this is my favorite Woody Allen movie simply because it does what Allen usually sets out to do: makes me laugh. I’m not a big fan of Allen’s films but he and Tracey Ullman make a great pair in this 95-minute farce.”
On Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 66% based on 123 reviews and an audience score of 57% based on 15669 ratings.
Metacritic reported the film had an average score of 69 out of 100, based on 32 reviews and an user score of 6.6 based on 35 rating.
On French AlloCiné, it gets 3.4/5 (press, 26 reviews) and 3.2/5 (spectators, 2230 ratings).
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