Focus

Focus

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Focus

Will Smith leads this "rom-con" crime caper, from the directors of Crazy, Stupid, Love, as a master of misdirection who becomes romantically entangled with his new disciple (The Wolf of Wall Street's Margot Robbie).

As she learns the tricks of the trade, she gets too close for comfort and Nicky breaks it off. Three years later, the former flame - now an accomplished femme fatale - shows up in Buenos Aires in the middle of the high stakes race car circuit. In the midst of Nicky’s latest scheme, she throws his plans for a loop and the consummate con man off his game.

2015Rating: MA15+, Strong violence, sex scenes and coarse language105 minsUSA
ComedyDramaRomance
93%
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Reviews & comments

Flicks, Steve Newall

Flicks, Steve Newall

flicks

Recent con flicks have proven a little lacklustre, particularly those with romantic subplots attached. It’s as if Hollywood has forgotten to make what was once a reliable subgenre, the rom-con simply hasn’t aged well, the correct ingredients haven’t been present, or a little of all the above.

2.0
0

Slightly Distracting

Like all con's this promised so much and almost delivered seemingly forgetting a twist that has to be at the end of all con films. Instead it lost focus on the fact that it was a con film and tried instead to be a rom com.

3.0
0

Soooooooooooooo dry

It's not witty or funny or interesting or with any meaning! How can you expect audience to 'FOCUS'?

2.0
0

Beats expectations

...which were decidedly low to begin with. It seemed like a film which I would forget about not soon after leaving the cinema. But Focus turned out to be enjoyable popcorn flick. Something to watch when you want to be entertained for not-quite-two-hours. Plot points of the film weren't in the trailer which is always refreshing. Plus huge ups to the...

3.0
0

No Squinting

Focus So what do you get when you cross the ‘Art of the Steal’ and 'Ocean’s 11’ themed movies? Well, you get Will Smith stealing everything including hearts. With the panache of 'Darren Brown' or 'Penn an Teller’ or maybe Kevin Spacey in ’21’, it’s an wet day watch. Kinda dragged on an felt very pushed, most will enjoy it anyway I’m sure. Genre : Drama,...

2.0
0
Variety

Variety

press

If the perfect con is about diverting one’s focus, then this one keeps you distracted till the end.

0
Total Film

Total Film

press

Robbie is the genuine article – sharing playful chemistry with Smith, but ultimately stealing the movie from right under his nose.

3.0
0
Time Out

Time Out

press

Sturdy but not exactly stimulating.

3.0
0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

The hotels and high-end clubs in Focus are extraordinarily furnished, and Smith and Robbie look splendid gallivanting among them.

3.0
0
The Dissolve

The Dissolve

press

Smith and Robbie have great chemistry together, and neither of them try too hard to complicate their fun, sexy partnership.

0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

The Hollywood stakes for Smith are as high as they are for the con man he plays. As it stands, "Focus" just might be a game changer.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Plays more like an inventory of thieving and gambling techniques than a captivating diversion...

0
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Like one of the neon-coloured cocktails Smith drinks in it, it’s more of an immediate rush than something you’ll remember in a year.

3.0
0
Flicks, Steve Newall

Flicks, Steve Newall

flicks

Recent con flicks have proven a little lacklustre, particularly those with romantic subplots attached. It’s as if Hollywood has forgotten to make what was once a reliable subgenre, the rom-con simply hasn’t aged well, the correct ingredients haven’t been present, or a little of all the above.

2.0
0
Variety

Variety

press

If the perfect con is about diverting one’s focus, then this one keeps you distracted till the end.

0
Total Film

Total Film

press

Robbie is the genuine article – sharing playful chemistry with Smith, but ultimately stealing the movie from right under his nose.

3.0
0
Time Out

Time Out

press

Sturdy but not exactly stimulating.

3.0
0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

The hotels and high-end clubs in Focus are extraordinarily furnished, and Smith and Robbie look splendid gallivanting among them.

3.0
0
The Dissolve

The Dissolve

press

Smith and Robbie have great chemistry together, and neither of them try too hard to complicate their fun, sexy partnership.

0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

The Hollywood stakes for Smith are as high as they are for the con man he plays. As it stands, "Focus" just might be a game changer.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Plays more like an inventory of thieving and gambling techniques than a captivating diversion...

0
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Like one of the neon-coloured cocktails Smith drinks in it, it’s more of an immediate rush than something you’ll remember in a year.

3.0
0

Slightly Distracting

Like all con's this promised so much and almost delivered seemingly forgetting a twist that has to be at the end of all con films. Instead it lost focus on the fact that it was a con film and tried instead to be a rom com.

3.0
0

Soooooooooooooo dry

It's not witty or funny or interesting or with any meaning! How can you expect audience to 'FOCUS'?

2.0
0

Beats expectations

...which were decidedly low to begin with. It seemed like a film which I would forget about not soon after leaving the cinema. But Focus turned out to be enjoyable popcorn flick. Something to watch when you want to be entertained for not-quite-two-hours. Plot points of the film weren't in the trailer which is always refreshing. Plus huge ups to the...

3.0
0

No Squinting

Focus So what do you get when you cross the ‘Art of the Steal’ and 'Ocean’s 11’ themed movies? Well, you get Will Smith stealing everything including hearts. With the panache of 'Darren Brown' or 'Penn an Teller’ or maybe Kevin Spacey in ’21’, it’s an wet day watch. Kinda dragged on an felt very pushed, most will enjoy it anyway I’m sure. Genre : Drama,...

2.0
0