Lifelong buddies Willie (Morgan Freeman), Joe (Michael Caine) and Albert (Alan Arkin) decide to buck retirement and step off the straight-and-narrow when their pension funds become a corporate casualty. Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, the three men risk it all by embarking on a daring adventure to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.
“…swamped by bad melodrama and lame comedy. The filmmakers aren’t really selling this movie for its story, however – they’re banking on the reputations and charisma of the three stars to pull in audiences that don’t often venture out to multiplexes.” –James Berardinelli –Reel Views
“Old jokes still have charm in pleasantly amusing ‘Going in Style'” –Peter Hartlaub -SF Gate