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Summary A Hollywood studio executive (Tim Robbins) with a shaky moral compass finds himself caught up in a criminal situation that would be right at home in one of his movie projects, in this biting industry satire from Robert Altman. Mixing elements of film noir with sly insider comedy, The Player, based on a novel by Michael Tolkin, functions ...

Directed By: Robert Altman

Written By: Michael Tolkin

The Player
Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 20 Critic Reviews
86
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 59 User Ratings
8.0
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Summary A Hollywood studio executive (Tim Robbins) with a shaky moral compass finds himself caught up in a criminal situation that would be right at home in one of his movie projects, in this biting industry satire from Robert Altman. Mixing elements of film noir with sly insider comedy, The Player, based on a novel by Michael Tolkin, functions ...

Directed By: Robert Altman

Written By: Michael Tolkin

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 20 Critic Reviews
86
85% Positive
17 Reviews
10% Mixed
2 Reviews
5% Negative
1 Review

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 20 Critic Reviews
86
85% Positive
17 Reviews
10% Mixed
2 Reviews
5% Negative
1 Review

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 59 User Ratings
8.0
90% Positive
53 Ratings
3% Mixed
2 Ratings
7% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 59 User Ratings
8.0
90% Positive
53 Ratings
3% Mixed
2 Ratings
7% Negative
4 Ratings

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Production Company Avenue Pictures, Spelling Entertainment, Addis Wechsler Pictures, Guild
Release Date Apr 3, 1992
Duration 2 h 4 m
Rating R
Tagline Now more than ever!
Golden Globes, USA
• 2 Wins & 4 Nominations
Academy Awards, USA
3 Nominations
BAFTA Awards
• 2 Wins & 5 Nominations