Glengarry Glen Ross (movie)

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Glengarry Glen Ross is a 1992 American drama movie. It was adapted under David Mamet from his Pulitzer Prize-winning play by the same name.

The world premiere for the movie was at the 49th Venice Film Festival. There Jack Lemmon received the Volpi Cup for the Best Actor. Al Pacino was nominated for an Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor. Glengarry Glen Ross was given high marks from critics. It is called a classic movie.[1]

Against a budget of $12.5 million, the movie only took in $10.7 million.

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Glengarry Glen Ross has a rating of 95% under Rotten Tomatoes based on 55 reviews.[2] Under Metacritic, the movie has a score of 80 out of 100, meaning "generally favorable reviews". In his review in the Chicago Sun-Times, Roger Ebert said: "Mamet's dialogue has a kind of logic, a cadence, that allows people to arrive at the ends of sentences we could not possibly have imagined."

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Jack Lemmon was voted the Best Actor by the National Board of Review.[3]

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  1. "Glengarry Glen Ross Review". The Guardian. Retrieved February 21, 2021.
  2. "Glengarry Glen Ross". The Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved February 21, 2021.
  3. "NBR's Best Film". Variety Magazine. 17 December 1992. Retrieved February 21, 2021.