The Tailor of Panama

The Tailor of Panama
The Tailor of Panama
  • R
  • 1h 50m
  • 2001
Certified Fresh77%
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Based on the 1996 novel, this is a mixture of thriller and black comedy. Harry Pendel is the tailor to the powerful of Panama. Harry is known for his storytelling and suits, but soon his tales carry lethal repercussions. Harry spins a yarn that is not only taken as truth, but sets off a chain of events that threatens everything he values most in life.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Certified Fresh77%
Critics Consensus: The Tailor of Panama is a smart, darkly satirical thriller with exuberant performances from Pierce Brosnan and Geoffrey Rush.
Reviews
Time Out
Geoff Andrew
Fresh

Boorman has crafted a witty, classy and richly enjoyable morality play, which skewers the mercenar...

June 21, 2017
New York Magazine/Vulture
Peter Rainer
Fresh

If you think the spy-thriller genre has been streamlined and spoofed and subverted until nothing n...

June 17, 2017
Globe and Mail
Liam Lacey
Rotten

June 17, 2017
BBC.com
Almar Haflidason
Fresh

June 16, 2017
The New Republic
Stanley Kauffmann
Fresh

Seems diligently assembled.

June 16, 2017
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
Not a great movie -- for adults only.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this is a sexually frank, profane, and unglamorously corrupt movie that's not particularly appropriate for teens; parental supervision is a must if you watch with your older teen.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama, Comedy, Thriller
  • Release Date:March 30, 2001
  • Languages:English, Spanish
  • Captions:English, Spanish
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
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