Overall Rank: 741
Average Rating: 3/4
# of Ratings: 133
Theatrical Release Date: 09/30/1992
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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Indyfreak - wrote on 03/17/2023
Lots of good actors shouting at each other. That's about it for a hundred minutes. Some of them it works like Al Pacino or Ed Harris. I didn't like this as much as I hoped.
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.
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
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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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