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To Catch A Thief

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Overall 5
5.0

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Snoogans, FilmCrave
7 December 2013
  • Summary: I didn't find it particularly involving. It starts off quite strong in the first couple of scenes, but the long middle portion feels drawn out and, at times, slightly boring. The unnecessary romance is most of the cause. Cary Grant is left to charm his way through this section, which barely suffices. It picks up again later in the third act. Some good moments here and there, but ultimately one of the more forgettable in Hitchock's filmography.
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Overall 6
6.0

"To Catch A Thief" by Yojimbo

Yojimbo, FilmCrave
16 January 2012
  • Excerpt: A retired cat burglar joins forces with an insurance agent to catch a copycat thief who is throwing suspicion onto him. To Catch A Thief lacks the darker edge that marked Hitchcock's best, but this film epitomizes the the kind of Hollywood glamour that is still to be equalled. Highly aspirational, it is set in capitalist heaven where beautiful people exist in beautiful surroundings and the wealthy are all either charming sophisticates or refreshingly down to earth and...
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Overall 6
6.0

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mitchellyoung, FilmCrave
3 August 2011
  • Summary: There aren't a lot of twists and turns in this more straightforward Hitchcock film, but the smartly-written romance and dialogue between Grace Kelly and Cary Grant is the stuff classic films are made of.
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Overall 5
5.0

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SIngli6, FilmCrave
1 May 2011
  • Summary: Though frothy and fun, this is about as second-tier as it gets with Hitchcock.
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Overall 6
6.0

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sapien, FilmCrave
27 October 2009
  • Summary: The ending was very predictable. But, the rest of the movie, particularly Grace Kelly's mother, made up for it.
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Overall 6
6.0

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GGauthier, FilmCrave
21 August 2007
  • Summary: Very "easy" Hitchock. Not a complex plot at all. I'd say that is a good start into the master.
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