Croupier Reviews

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March 6, 2018
Coolly hypnotic, the lean British sleeper Croupier is a reminder that movies don't have to wave their arms and scream to hold our attention.
May 26, 2016
But it's Clive Owen, who was so fine as the homosexual imprisoned in a Nazi concentration camp in "Bent," who steals the show. If you need an actor who emotes thunderstorms while his flesh is as still as a spring day, look no further.
Top Critic
March 19, 2002
June 5, 2001
For once here is a British film that is both tough and intelligent, and so well-researched that it will probably tell you more about how casinos work than had it been a documentary.
May 10, 2001
Croupier is taut, tense and enthralling, as smart and surprising as its protagonist.
January 1, 2000
Not since 1971's Get Carter has British director Mike Hodges made a movie as deep, dark and compelling as this thriller.
March 20, 2019
Script and direction play safe throughout.
March 20, 2019
Croupier is fascinating, mercilessly compact, adamant.
May 3, 2013
Clive Owen's breakthrough role
August 7, 2008
July 7, 2006
December 6, 2005
March 26, 2004
Not enough positive things can be said of Croupier. It plays a remarkable trick on the audience that few films before or since have done.
March 10, 2004
May 20, 2003
February 12, 2003
For refusing to lie down and let his film die and for returning some much needed cred to British cinema, Hodges deserves another roll of the dice.
February 8, 2003
January 17, 2003
One of the very best movies of this beloved and sleazy genre.
December 8, 2002
October 30, 2002
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