The Old Man & the Gun - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Old Man & the Gun Reviews

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March 3, 2020
This is a career-capping showcase for Redford, who with subtlety and ease goes out in style after a great long run.
January 21, 2020
Lowery, who had the unenviable task of directing someone who has both a Best Director and Best Picture Oscar, is at the top of his game.
January 10, 2020
A throwback caper film filled with great performances from legends and new greats.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
August 20, 2019
This touching, funny, romantic bank heist trip back to the late 70's is constructed with precision.
August 19, 2019
The film is lighthearted and fun; more poetic than pulpy. It's a cops-and-robbers story ... in which the cop and robber have mutual affection.
July 17, 2019
A positively rapturous send-off for star Robert Redford's storied career.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
July 10, 2019
Redford picked a strong project to be his swan song and Lowery made sure he rode off into the sunset with dignity and flair.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
July 6, 2019
Bank robber Forrest Tucker, a courtly senior cit with a quick, disarming smile, blazes a light-fingered trail through Texas in 1981.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 5, 2019
David Lowery celebrates his protagonist in an elegant and serene way. [Full Review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 23, 2019
An intriguing premise matched with relaxing music to compliment Robert Redford's calm disposition. The movie lacks a thrilling or surprising climax and conclusion.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
May 21, 2019
The comforting aesthetics of the film subverts the sharpness of the script, beguiling us with gentle warmth that momentarily hides the dark underbelly of the lives these men lead.
May 3, 2019
Redford has, paraphrasing Billy Wilder, a very small piece of cake, but it is undoubtedly his and no one else's.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 28, 2019
A good film filled with nuggets of Redford's career. [Full Review in Spanish]
April 1, 2019
The Old Man & the Gun is a light-hearted and delightful crime caper; a charming ode to legends and how we remember them
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
March 30, 2019
You don't have to be a bank robber or someone who engages in criminal activity to relate to Tucker's story. It's a human story, and a lovely one at that.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 25, 2019
A film that is almost never made anymore, but thank goodness there's still a few. [Full Review in Spanish]
March 21, 2019
The great thing about this film is we get to focus on his face and we get to remember all of his moments.
March 21, 2019
Yes, The Old Man & the Gun can pass as a tribute to Redford... and he delights us. [Full review in Spanish]
March 20, 2019
The Old Man & the Gun approximates the essence of a character that's larger than life. [Full Review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
March 19, 2019
The Old Man & the Gun is seen with a constant smile throughout. [Full Review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
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