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Boiler Room

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Ben Affleck, Giovanni Ribisi, ...
Mark Fellman

Boiler Room

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
120 minutes
performer:
Nicky Katt, Giovanni Ribisi, Ben Affleck, Vin Diesel, Nia Long, Ron Rifkin
director:
Ben Younger
distributor:
New Line
author:
Ben Younger
genre:
Mystery and Thriller, Drama

We gave it a B

Director Younger’s homage to ”Wall Street” stars Ribisi as a pasty college dropout who joins a brokerage house (run by Scott and Affleck), rises through the ranks, and falls in love… only to realize the firm is shadier than a weeping willow in summer. A hot ticket at Sundance, it’s achingly of the moment — but there’s a fine line between homage and rip-off. BUZZ FACTOR: 7

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