Stand Up Guys

They don't make 'em like they used to.


Stand Up Guys
There's not much to the plotline for this, although it does feature some fine performances. After spending two decades behind bars, a robber is released, and his two buddies take him out for a wild adventure to make up for lost time. However one of them is harbouring a secret which is going to lead to a tragic end.

96 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language).
Comedy, Crime, On the art circuit

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Look how OLD that guy is!
Look how OLD that guy is!

Credits

Cast
Al Pacino, Christopher Walken, Alan Arkin, Julianna Margulies, Mark Margolis, Lucy Punch
Director
Fisher Stevens
ScreenplayNoah Haidle
MusicLyle Workman
CinematographyMichael Grady
EditingMark Livolsi
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Datasat
SoundtrackAvailable
SA distributorNu Metro
Made in2012
Produced byLionsgate, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Lakeshore Entertainment

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreCrime, drama, comedy
LanguageStrong and frequent, within context
NudityNone
SexImplied and verbal references
ViolenceModerate and frequent
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyJesus Christ used as an exclamation, infrequent
Drug abuseAbuse of prescription drugs
CommentsTwo geriatric life long friends, separated for 28 years when one of them is sent to jail, reunite when he is released for a final 24 hours of fun before one has to take the powerful decision to kill the other.
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ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
4
Violence
4
Blood / Gore / Gross
3
Guns / Weapons
5
Profanity
5
Alcohol / Drugs
4
Smoking
3
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
5
Frightening / Tense Scenes
3
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
4
Music (Scary/Tense)
0
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
5


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

ScreenIt
C. Fuchs quote iconWasting such talent should be considered criminal, and all the film does is make one long for these guys in their prime and/or any far better crime caper from the past
8
Metacritic.com
30 critics
8
Rottentomatoes critics
90 critics
10
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconStand Up Guys largely wastes its talented cast in a resolutely mediocre comedy hampered by messy direction and a perfunctory script.
8
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
10
Movie Review Intelligence
40 critics
11

What the People say

Internet
16576 Netizens quote iconTotally entertaining
13

Average .. 49%

10

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