General Information

Glossary: B
Released Year: 2016
Runtime: 95 minutes
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Directors: Adam Nee, Aaron Nee
Writers: Adam Nee, Aaron Nee
Casts: Eric Christian Olsen, Beth Grant, Matthew Gray Gubler, Lee Garlington, Stephen Lang, Kyle Gallner, Creed Bratton, Johnny Pemberton, Cooper Huckabee, Hannibal Buress, Gabriel Bateman, Melissa Benoist, Adam Nee, Daniel Edward Mora, Willem Miller
IMDB: Band of Robbers (2015) - IMDB

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Ratings


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IMDB Rating: 6.0

Reviews

83
The Playlist - Charlie Schmidlin
Structuring their modern tale around the Mark Twain narratives, the sibling directors find laughs, pathos, and some surprising storytelling twists, plus have a game cast to deliver it.
75
Slant Magazine - Nick Prigge
It places more focus on the childish fabulousness of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer than the racial reckoning of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
70
The Hollywood Reporter - Frank Scheck
An eccentric comedy likely to be best enjoyed by those steeped in the original novels, Band of Robbers doesn't quite spin its imaginative conceit into comic gold, but it offers some minor pleasures along the way.
70
Variety - Joe Leydon
The performances are deft, the pacing is fleet, and the viewer is left with the agreeable impression that Band of Robbers is a promising work by filmmakers whose next one probably will be even better.
60
The New York Times - Stephen Holden
This comic take on “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” and “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” is infused with a gleefully absurdist sense of humor while retaining a childlike sense of wonder.

Band of Robbers (2015)



A comedic thriller that re-imagines Mark Twain's iconic literary characters of "Huckleberry Finn" and "Tom Sawyer" as grown men in current day.