The Crew

Jays Rating:

The Crew is the latest comedy about four gangsters who come out of retirement to put some thrills back in their lives. Joey “Bats” Piftella (Burt Reynolds) and Bobby Bartellemeo (Richard Dreyfuss) are 2 seventy-year-old gangsters who live in a Miami retirement home. They’re complaining about not having any fun when they decide to talk to their older friends Tony “The Mouth” Donato and Mike “the Brick” about pulling-off a big crime. Yeah, and maybe I can drive the getaway car. They plan to shoot someone, dump the body in the retirement home, and burn the building down. There’s only one problem: no one wants to kill an innocent person and when they do steal a body from the morgue, no one wants to shoot it in the head. The body is eventually shot and the retirement home is burned down. The cops begin their investigation and the old geezers aren’t even considered suspects. They would have been free and clear but one of the old farts brags to a stripper abou t their so called “crime.” The stripper agrees to keep their secret as long as they agree to “off” her stepmother. Now what will they do? Who cares? This movie has very few laughs and a story line that has a hard time staying on track. I’m still not sure what the point of this movie was or why I stayed until the end. I must have stayed because it was too dark in the theater for me to find the way out. The only people who might enjoy this movie would be people over 50. I give it a D rating.

This movie has been given a PG-13 rating by the MPAA

Although I am blind, I can appreciate a good movie as well as sighted individuals.
I rely more on a good story line than special effects.