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Based on 34 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 70
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The idea of the boiler room as a Y2K gladiator ring for disenfranchised youth provides a proactive new twist. show more

  • 50
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    Fascinating -- up to a point. show more

  • 75
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Shouldn't be overrated, but it's the first film of the year - and it's mid-February already - capable of keeping a grown-up awake. show more

  • 75
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Energetic, provocative. show more

  • 67
    Michael Atkinson Mr. Showbiz

    A classic Sundance résumé movie -- texturally interesting, bubbling with ideas, and as structurally predictable as a cardboard box. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Has the high-octane feel of real life, closely observed. show more

  • 88
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Pays off with emotional dividends well worth the time investment. show more

  • 63
    Mark Caro Chicago Tribune

    For a movie that begins so intriguingly, Boiler Room becomes boilerplate all too quickly. show more

  • 63
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    Boiler Room's behind-the-scenes veracity makes it highly compelling. show more

  • 63
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    Derivative and flawed. But it does throw off a few sparks. show more

  • June 15, 2008 Nobody2crywith
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    Incredible Movie... It's a must see...

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