Croupier Reviews

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
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.
January 1, 2000
It's very cool. It's only kind of good.
January 1, 2000
Don't let Croupier go by without a look.
January 1, 2000
The choice of Clive Owen as the star is a good one. He's got the same sort of physical reserve as Sean Connery in the Bond pictures.
January 1, 2000
With its fascinating, multi-layered plot, intelligent screenplay, and subtle-yet-undeniable tension building, Croupier is an engrossing, stylish thriller that never threatens to wear out its welcome.
January 1, 2000
Clive Owen conveys a sharp, cynical intelligence that rolls off the screen in waves whenever he widens his glittering blue eyes.