...en romantisk skildring av ett brutalt rånande par, men den är också rolig, tankeväckande och tragisk.
The film set new standardsfor screen violence but it alternated its scenes of mayhem with lyrical interludes and jaunty slapstick sequences accompanied by spirited banjo music.
When I saw it, I had been a film critic for less than six months, and it was the first masterpiece I had seen on the job.
...Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway pouted and sulked and looked all around fabulous at the center, resulting in an oddly self-absorbed bit of slapstick romantic fatalism...
...it should readily be apparent that there is something special about the production, with its brash, vivid style, indelible performances by movie icons, and bold mixture of violence and comedy, romance and tragedy.