"[M]ixing pop savvy with startling formal ambition....A dazzling Wagnerian spectacle....[Mann] fuses music, pulsating color and high drama....Frequently sublime."
New York Times
3.5 stars out of 4 -- "If you're looking for a crime story that sizzles with action, sex and the visceral jolt of life on the edge, MIAMI VICE is the one."
"Mann seizes the audience, all right....He stages a spectacular showdown..." -- Grade: B
3 stars out of 5 -- "There's a classy but urgent verve to the scenes with Farrell and Foxx....Foxx is the cooler, more focused partner, while Farrell plays Crockett like a coiled spring..."
4 stars out of 5 -- "MIAMI VICE is pure Michael Mann and a dark exploration of the war against drug dealers....The action is knock-out from start to finish."Ultimate DVD
4 stars out of 4 -- "The cast are big enough for Mann's ambitions. Foxx commands attention with his stillness and intelligence, while Farrell's aura of sleaze fits Crockett better than any of Don Johnson's unstructured suits."Uncut
"[The film] thrills for at least two thirds of its running time and establishes a look and a mood that's incomparable in modern US cinema."Sight and Sound
"Michael Mann's feature-film update of his 1980s TV series turns out to be terrifically entertaining..."Wall Street Journal