Arbitrage (2012)



Critic Consensus: Arbitrage is both a tense thriller and a penetrating character study, elevated by the strength of a typically assured performance from Richard Gere.

Movie Info

When we first meet New York hedge-fund magnate Robert Miller (Richard Gere) on the eve of his 60th birthday, he appears the very portrait of success in American business and family life. But behind the gilded walls of his mansion, Miller is in over his head, desperately trying to complete the sale of his trading empire to a major bank before the depths of his fraud are revealed. Struggling to conceal his duplicity from loyal wife Ellen (Susan Sarandon) and brilliant daughter and heir-apparent … More

Rating: R (for language, brief violent images and drug use)
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Nicholas Jarecki
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 21, 2012
Box Office: $7.9M
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Critic Reviews for Arbitrage

All Critics (151) | Top Critics (37)

Aside from Gere's performance, there's really not much to see here.

Full Review… | May 12, 2015
The Improper Bostonian

As we follow the increasingly frantic Gere down his nightmarish rabbit hole, the picture takes a satisfyingly cold, amoral stance - less critique and more cynical observation.

Full Review… | November 25, 2013

Like something straight out of 1992, Nicholas Jarecki's debut feature Arbitrage ... is a small scale, high-gloss thriller that feels like Wall Street's cousin.

Full Review… | September 8, 2013

A Wall Street-thriller blending elements of Chappaquiddick with a pinch of John Edwards and a whole lot of Bernie Madoff.

Full Review… | May 26, 2013
The Patriot Ledger

Richard Gere is terrific and the supporting cast do superb jobs in this fascinating exploration of greed, justice and the law.

Full Review… | March 21, 2013
Cinema Sight

An absorbing character study that teases some vicarious revenge on a perfidious member of the billionaire's club.

Full Review… | March 7, 2013
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Audience Reviews for Arbitrage

Well done movie about how horrible things can get when people let money motivate their actions. Tense, and unnerving. Richard Gere is fantastic, as usual. Not the fastest paced film, but not at all boring..

Cynthia S.

Super Reviewer

Not bad. Had it on in the background and was interested enough to see how it ended.
It's a little long and not overly riveting, also found the end slightly open (but that could have been because I was doing other things while watching. It wasn't a movie to hold my attention completely). Seemed to me he pretty much got away with all with all his dodgy dealings, but at a price.

Nicki Marie

Super Reviewer

Interesting suspense thriller. Reminds me of 'Perfect Murder'. Gere plays a hedge fund magnate who is desparately trying to sell his business before fraud is discovered. He is involved in an affair and hit and run, which adds to his unravelling world. Good cast and storyline.

Candy Rose

Super Reviewer

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