• Studio: GAGA
  • Release Date: Feb 18, 2000
User Score
7.9

Generally favorable reviews- based on 24 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 22 out of 24
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 24
  3. Negative: 2 out of 24

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  1. Jan 25, 2011
    8
    Superb acting and an intriguing dramatic storyline makes Boiler Room a great movie few have heard of. Fantastic performances abound by Ribisi, Diesel, Long, Katt, Canan, and Affleck. The storyline is fast paced and takes you into the world of greed and crime. It is hard to feel sympathetic for anyone in the movie but at the same time one grieves with the predicament of Ribisi and hopes that Diesel escapes with a bit of dignity. I wouldn't have expected to like this reading the synopsis and looking at the cover art but I have to say I was quite surprised by how much it has stuck in my mind after seeing it. Collapse
Metascore
63

Generally favorable reviews - based on 34 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 34
  2. Negative: 2 out of 34
  1. 38
    Blessed with some outstanding performances, among them Ribisi's.
  2. 78
    Remarkable debut feature by New Yorker Ben Younger.
  3. Reviewed by: John Hartl
    50
    Fails to single out one plot thread and make a claim to it.