Mildly entertaining. Decent twist at the end...
Mickey Prohaska (Greg Kinnear) is a small-time insurance agent looking for a way to jump-start his business, reunite with his estranged wife (Lea Thompson) and escape the frigid Wisconsin weather. Thi... read more
DVD Release Date: June 12, 2012
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June 22, 2012
Greetings from Kenosha, WI! Where Ordinary Folks Can Make a Killing.
Good movie! I really liked this movie. It did remind me of Fargo in some ways and Greg Kinnear was excellent as the bumbling,slightly crooked insurance agent. The film maintains a steady pace, each detail is th...
February 19, 2012fb100001592288964
Harmlessly enjoyable and filled with amusing twists and turns, but is pummeled by an twist ending that is way too complex and clever for its own good.
October 21, 2013
At a convention, Mickey Prohaska(Greg Kinnear), an insurance salesman, not only loses his shirt and money, but also his wallet which turns up quickly. All of which only adds to the problems he has been having lately, including with his wife(Lea Thompson). At least, he hires Bob...
September 2, 2012
Thin Ice boasts an impressive cast, with the always funny and charismatic Greg Kinnear, teamed well with Alan Arkin, and has a unique set up with some generally funny moments. The story-line and script, however, are largely incoherent, with an especially frustrating ending that u...
July 14, 2012
Trying slightly too hard to live up to its Fargo comparison, Thin Ice pits Greg Kinnear as a craft insurance agent who eventually tries to swindle an old man (Alan Arkin) out of a valuable violin. The best performance of the film comes from Billy Crudup, who plays a sleazy locksm...
December 9, 2012
Only wanted to see it because of Greg Kinnear. The story isn't bad, but it's one of those things where you think you know what is going on but you really don't because they pretty much just made up a bunch of crap at the end of the movie. I don't think it's a complete waste of t...
October 6, 2012
This movie tries a bit too hard to be a cross between Cohen brothers and Hitchcock. The plot is actually not bad, but the tone of the movie is way off - instead of generating suspense, it tries to be quirky, but the humor is forced and not really that funny.
June 20, 2012ThomasJayWilliams
The comedy-drama Thin Ice -- about a bumbling upper-midwest, small-town insurance agent played by Greg Kinnear (As Good As It Gets, Auto Focus, Little Miss Sunshine) -- wants to be a nice-cross between similar crime/caper films like A Simple Plan and Fargo; but the ice is too thi...
February 18, 2012
An interesting concept and the makings of what could have been a cool scam. If only it wasn't burdened by an extremely slow story that took way too long to get to its climax. Then, when it did, it only maintained it's interesting edge for about 10 minutes. The scam turned out ...
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