Arbitrage

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Arbitrage
A Wall Street tycoon appears to be very successful, but he is actually in deep trouble. He is trying to complete the sale of his company to a bank before they discover a hidden fraud. He's also trying to hide his French mistress from his family. Just as he's about to unload his troubled empire, an unexpected bloody error forces him to juggle family, business, and crime. One wrong turn ignites the suspicions of a NYPD detective, who will stop at nothing in his pursuits. Desperate times call for desperate measures.

107 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Language).
Drama, Thriller, On the art circuit

Showtimes

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Credits

Cast
Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon, Tim Roth, Brit Marling, Laetitia Casta, Nate Parker
Director
Nicholas Jarecki
ScreenplayNicholas Jarecki
MusicCliff Martinez
CinematographyYorick Le Saux
EditingDouglas Crise
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, Datasat
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2012
Produced byAlvernia Studios, LB Productions, Lionsgate, Parlay Films

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama, thriller
LanguageModerate and frequent
NudityNone
SexImplied sex
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseAlcohol, cigarettes, cocaine
CommentsA businessman is involved in fraud and at the same time has to hid his infidelity from his family
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Ann Hornaday quote iconGere breaks the bank genre.
15
Die Burger
Rozanne Els quote iconFyn spel en goeie oog trek jou in.
15
Cape Times
John DeFore quote iconTimely screw-turner about fat-cat greed.
15
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert quote iconArbitrage is not only a great thriller, but a convincing demonstration about how the very rich can get away with murder.
20
ReelViews
James Berardinelli quote iconFor his feature debut, Jarecki has delivered a strong, compelling motion picture.
15
Rolling Stone
Peter Travers quote iconIt's an implosive tour de force.
18
Metacritic.com
35 critics
15
Rottentomatoes critics
149 critics
14
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconArbitrage is both a tense thriller and a penetrating character study, elevated by the strength of a typically assured performance from Richard Gere.
17
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
14

What the People say

Internet
26774 Netizens quote iconReal good thriller, that is worth seeing.
13

Average .. 78%

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