The Crew

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The Crew: Friday August 25, 2000

There's no place like home -- even when it's the ratty Raj Mahal senior citizen residence hotel in yuppie-haven South Beach, Miami. While sexy models cavort on the white sands posing for haute couture fashion magazine covers, four fossilized former wiseguys: Bobby Bartellemeo (Richard Dreyfuss), Joey "Bats" Pistella (Burt Reynolds), Mike "The Brick" Donatelli (Dan Hedaya) and Tony "The Mouth" Donato (Seymour Cassel), face eviction from the semi-squalor of the Raj on this otherwise posh strip of shore. Management's plans for renovations of the building, to force higher rents and attract a classier clientele, are squeezing the geezers out. Although in the sunset of their years, it's not exactly sundown, and they hatch a seemingly simple scheme to save their retirement residence. Comedy and chaos collide when the elderly GoodFellas' caper goes awry and inadvertently entangles a paranoid drug lord who is convinced he's about to be rubbed out by a mysterious gangland rival. 2000 Touchstone Pictures

 

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Score:

Reviewers

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Points 37.5 62.5 36 50 46.5

Film-o-Meter

46.5 - Go See At Matinee

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Rating System:

0 - 40 points

Not Worth Seeing
40 - 65 points  Go See At Matinee
65- 85 points Worth Seeing
85-100 points Definitely worth seeing. "A must see!"

Director

Michael Dinner

Writer

Barry Fanaro

Genre

$25 Million

Genre

Comedy

Starring:

Burt Reynolds as Joey "Bats" Pistella
Richard Dreyfuss as Bobby Bartellemeo
Dan Hedaya as Mike the Brick
Seymour Cassel as Tony "The Mouth" Donato
Jennifer Tilly as Ferris
Carrie-Anne Moss

Running Time

1hr 28min

Rating

Rated PG-13 for sexual content, violence and langauge. 

Distributor

Buena Vista Pictures

Trailer

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Website

Official Site

 

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