as money truck driver
as old man
as Old Arthur
as Old Fritz
as Bus Driver
as Money Truck Guard
as Chief Of Police
as Mr. Kott
Critic Reviews for Palookaville
Palookaville understands a kind of low-key humor based on human nature.
Audience Reviews for Palookaville
Understated comedy about inept criminals featuring lesser-known actors. (Not nearly as bad as it sounds.)
Clumsy, dim-witted comedy that manages to mess up on almost every level. It becomes wearisome within the first ten minutes at most, and it only gets worse from there. This movie forces the audience to participate in the bumblings of three despicable characters for 90 minutes. The dialogue scenes are all bizarrely directed, forcing actors to perform actions that are as unconvincing as they are stupid. This isn't funny material; it's downright desperate. Vincent Gallo (the reason I bought it) is great as always, and the same can be said for Frances McDormand. That's about all that can be said for this misfire.
A very amusing left field heist movie with plenty of laughs and a very "indie" feel. Fans of QT and Guy Ritchie should definitely check it out.
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