Old friends Doc (Christopher Walken), left, Hirsch (Alan Arkin) and Val (Al Pacino) hit the town in "Stand Up Guys."
Doc (Christopher Walken) and Val (Al Pacino) get into trouble shortly after Val ends a long prison term in "Stand Up Guys."
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Watching "Stand Up Guys" feels akin to seeing an old, favorite rock band getting back together for one last gig after decades apart. Stars Christopher Walken, Al Pacino and Alan Arkin are all performing their greatest hits in this con-man comedy, albeit within dialed-down versions of their familiar screen personae. But there's enough humor and tenderness in Fisher Stevens' film to make it a passably enjoyable experience for the most part.