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Generally favorable reviews- based on 11 Ratings

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 25
  2. Negative: 0 out of 25
  1. 100
    What is remarkable is how realistic the story is.
  2. Stunning, unsettling, beautifully written drama.
  3. This is a fully realized movie, whose intelligence -- despite its grim findings -- dwarfs any Hollywood production.
  4. Reviewed by: Dennis Harvey
    80
    Pics greatest achievement is its sharply poignant dialogue which, despite the horrible consequences of the contest it describes, is also darkly amusing.
  5. Reviewed by: Jeff Giles
    80
    A brutal black comedy. It asks real questions and takes real chances.
  6. Reviewed by: Mike Clark
    75
    A provocative dissection of human dynamics.
  7. An independent film so enamored of itself it refuses to have any fun.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. BKM
    Apr 3, 2012
    7
    For all of the talk about its examination of sexual politics and male cruelty, In the Comany of Men is really a study of the malice of people; men and women alike. Eckhart's ruthless white collar misanthrope may be without remorse and go unpunished, but what's most unsettling about this movie is how even the victims of his manipulation are not completely without fault either. This is truly a nasty film that looks into the depths of the human soul and finds nothing worth rooting for. Expand
  2. Clyde
    Jul 20, 2006
    4
    An excellent storyline with a sophmoric script and poor execution by the director. Poorly cast as well, younger protagonists would have been more believable. Not recommeded. Expand

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