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Four former made men (Reynolds, Cassell, Dreyfuss, and Hedaya), struggling to get by in a rundown Miami hotel, come up with a plot to drive out all of the young tenants that are slowly taking over the beach-front hotel and driving up their rent. Taking a man that was found dead on the beach, they arrange what appears to be a mob hit and provide a note that says more killings are to occur. Unfortunately the old man they use turns out to be the senile father of a druglord. The druglord declares war on the killers of his father, thinking it was an action of his enemies. A stripper (Jennifer Tilly) learns of the old men's involvement and threatens to squeal on them unless they kill her stepmother (Lainie Kazan). Meanwhile, one man (Dreyfuss) searches for his long-lost daughter, who is the investigating police officer (Carrie Anne Moss), trying to divest herself from her crumb fellow officer &former boyfriend (Jeremy Piven).
Movie Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes
- Reviews Counted: 85
- Fresh: 17
- Rotten: 68
- Average Rating: 3.7/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Rotten: A sweet-natured little film with its heart in the right place, but despite its best intentions, it just doesn't quite come together.
Rotten: For all its violent gestures, this one screams safety, safety, safety, never taking anything like a real chance, never going anywhere unruly or unpredictable in its dogged allegiance to blandness.
Rotten: Most of the jokes work well but too many of them have the ritual, predictable feel of sitcom humor.
Rotten: The Crew is all contrivance and we don't believe a minute of it.
It's too good of a movie to only rent why can't we buy it