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The Roaring Twenties Reviews

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June 14, 2018
Mr. Cagney, of the bull-calf brow... is as always a superb and a witty actor.
February 3, 2005
An epochal rise-and-fall epic of the gangster cycle.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 14, 2013
If Raoul Walsh didn't invent the Warners style, then he certainly brought it to its electric apex
September 12, 2016
Walsh unfolds the practical details of bootleggers' nocturnal maneuvers with quiet comedic flair alongside harrowing violence.
February 1, 2005
| Original Score: 3.5/5
June 2, 2006
One of the last great gangster films of the 1930s. Cagney brings a touch of poignancy to the hood who time has passed by, and Gladys George is splendid as Panama.
| Original Score: 4/5
June 28, 2008
It has a good cast and the production values were first-class, allowing it to rise slightly above its hackneyed script.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
August 13, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
July 17, 2009
Dynamic, quintessential gangster film, wonderfully stylized by director Raoul Walsh,
October 9, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
August 17, 2006
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
April 8, 2011
A powerful story of wartime bonds and their staying power through the most adverse of circumstances.
Full Review | Original Score: 69/100
January 1, 2000
The Roaring Twenties (1939) is action director Raoul Walsh's first gangster film. This newsreel-like, semi-documentary film,
June 26, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
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