The Thomas Crown Affair Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 5850

Average Rating: 2.6/4

# of Ratings: 89

Theatrical Release Date: 08/06/1999

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Crime

MPAA Rating: R

Director: John McTiernan

Actors: Pierce Brosnan, Rene Russo, Denis Leary, Ben Gazzara, Faye Dunaway, Frankie Faison

Plot: A muliti-millionaire bored with life turns to something money can't buy: priceless art. Stealing is his game, but when the bachelor is fingered by a smart, sexy investigator the two fall for each other. -- Chris Kavan

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Rating of
2/4

Indyfreak - wrote on 01/19/2018

Slick if shallow remake of the equally stylish caper but replacing Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway for Pierce Brosnan and Rene Russo. Not bad but not too memorable after you watch it.

Rating of
3/4

mitchellyoung - wrote on 07/11/2011

Great chemistry and charisma between the leads, a muddled and boring middle section, and a satisfying conclusion that is slick and smug in its execution.

Rating of
2/4

Chris Kavan - wrote on 01/19/2010

Even though the characters and story are different, I still can't help feeling like this is a cheap Bond knockoff. The chemistry is pretty good, but it's too slick for its own good.

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Rating of
3/4

Very Slick and Smart!

MovieAddict - wrote on 05/24/2012

Pierce Brosnan puts in a superb performance as the billionaire looking for a little more excitement in his life. To alleviate his boredom he steals fine art. His latest snag is a rare Monet worth over $100 million. The crime is seemingly untraceable, leaving the police, headed by Detective Michael McCann (Denis Leary) with few clues and no leads that is until a flashy insurance investigator Catherine Banning (Rene Russo) decided to infiltrate his life and get back the Monet (her incentive is a percentage of its value). Thus begin the mind games which pervade the remainder of the movie.

I enjoyed the character of Thomas Crown and Brosnan fit the part like a glove, with his good looks and ever so cool persona. It reminded me a lot of James Bond (but with less action). Rene Russo adds a …

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