Overall Rank: 6420
Average Rating: 2.5/4
# of Ratings: 133
Theatrical Release Date: 11/04/2011
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 02/21/2012
Genre: Comedy, Crime
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Brett Ratner
Actors: Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy, Casey Affleck, Matthew Broderick, Téa Leoni, Alan Alda
Plot: A group of working-class men all fall victim to the same ponzi scheme. They conspire to pull off a robbery of the high-rise of the man responsible for their predicament. -- Chris Kavan
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 07/22/2019
"Tower Heist" had the star talent, but it failed to deliver any interesting action or memorable laughs.
Matthew Brady - wrote on 02/11/2014
A group of working-class men all fall victim to the same ponzi scheme. They conspire to pull off a robbery of the high-rise of the man responsible for their predicament. This movie was not funny and that red car in the film looks like the same car from Ferris bueller's day off.
worleyjamers - wrote on 06/29/2013
Tower Heist borrows heavily from other (and better) films such as Ocean's Eleven and The Italian Job, but with a great cast and a solid script, this film makes for a very entertaining and satisfying experience.
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MovieMike - wrote on 01/25/2017
After leading some campy offerings such as ‘A Night At The Museum’, ‘Tropic Thunder’, and ‘The Fockers’ series, one would expect that with Ben Stiller, ‘Tower Heist’ would be just more of the same. Surprisingly, though, this film attempts to play it straight and serves the comedy up as only a side dish. Director Brett Ratner (all three ‘Rush Hour’ films) is no stranger to action comedy, and he seems to demonstrate some seasoning and restraint with this effort.
Based around a fictional apartment high-rise in the heart of New York City, the story centers on Stiller’s character, Josh Kovacs, who is the no-nonsense building manager. The building’s star tenant, Arthur Shaw (an excellent performance by Alan Alda who quickly earns the audience’s scorn), is a …
trophywife - wrote on 11/14/2011
Remember the days when a movie with Eddie Murphy in it was guaranteed to be hysterical? I know, it's been awhile. Aside from his 'Beverly Hills Cop' days, I feel safe saying that the last thing he was in that made me really laugh out loud was "Shrek"---there are a lot of "Donkey" quotes going on in my house, especially when someone mentions waffles or parfaits. Sadly, that little gem was followed by 'Daddy Day Care', and more disturbingly, 'Norbit', which I still haven't quite forgiven him for. I know he redeemed himself slightly in his 'Dreamgirls' role, but MY dream has been to see him get back to business and make me laugh. Well, welcome back Mr. Murphy---it's nice to see you again.
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