Glengarry Glen Ross Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 676

Average Rating: 3/4

# of Ratings: 130

Theatrical Release Date: 09/30/1992

Language: English

Genre: Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: James Foley

Actors: Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Alec Baldwin, Alan Arkin, Ed Harris, Kevin Spacey

Plot: Deals behind the scenes at a rather ruthless Chicago real estate office. Only closers are wanted here and Blake has the ultimate test - a sales contest where the winner gets a car, the runner-up some steak knives and third place - gets fired. The incentives are high - high enough to break the law in pursuit of perfection. -- Chris Kavan

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Rating of
4/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/21/2019

Tough as nails and packing an all-star cast, "Glengarry Glen Ross" is an engrossing business drama of a most vicious kind.

Rating of
4/4

Lee - wrote on 10/23/2014

Amazing powerhouse of a film...Look at the cast involved it should be no surprise to any dialogue movie fans that this film is soaked with great acting...A definite must see

Rating of
4/4

mitchellyoung - wrote on 01/18/2012

The strength in this minimalist drama is in the acting and the writing, which are both razor-sharp. Jack Lemmon, in particular, plays against type to play a bitter and villainous character. The film is adapted from a play and the economy of sets and sights serves the powerful story well.

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Rating of
2.5/4

Always Be Closing

Gabe - wrote on 10/22/2012

For those of you that love dialogue to move your story along and not cute plot points, this is the film for you. I don't know a lot about David Mamet, but what I do know is this is truly his movie. This would be one of those few films that would tear apart Auteur Theory, which basically says, the director is the true creative mind behind the film and all of a director's films have the same characteristics. Now one could say that that theory only works for auteurs, but that's another argument entirely. The point I'm trying to make is this, Mamet, the screenwriter and not Foley, the director, is responsible for making this what it is. The films also feels like a play, with sparse sets.

I'm probably slightly under-rating this film, but I just couldn't quite get myself to give it a …

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