Tower Heist – 6/10

Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy decide to rob the resident of a penthouse suite in a tower block after he has lost the pension of the tower block workers. That just sounds terrible, which is why it has taken me so long to watch it…


The truth is though, throw in Matthew Broderick and Casey Affleck and a smart script and for the first hour this is a good flick with some laugh out loud moments. Once the heist gets under way though things go downhill fast but this is not as bad as you might think.
Obviously there is stereotypical fat black woman knocking about, this is an Eddie Murphy movie after all, but for all its flaws this is Stillers best for a while and Murphys best for years.

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