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R| 1 hr. 53 min.

Plot Summary
Game show television producer Chuck Barris (Sam Rockwell) is at the height of his career. His creation, "The Dating Game," is one of the network's top shows and he has just been given the post of hosting his latest brainchild, "The Gong Show." But what the public and industry big-wigs are unaware of is that Chuck Barris, game show pioneer, is also a covert assassin. He works for the C.I.A. and claims to have killed 33 people.

Cast: Sam Rockwell , Drew Barrymore , George Clooney , Julia Roberts , Rutger Hauer , Maggie Gyllenhaal , Kristen Wilson , Jennifer Hall

Director: George Clooney

Genres: Biography, Comedy drama

Distributor: Miramax Films

Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)

Release Date: December 31st, 2002|1 hr. 53 min.

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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Clooney fashions a style all his own: visceral, vital and churning with off-the-wall ideas. That's what makes you want to see Clooney direct again. You can feel his joy in it. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A moody picture that's filled from start to finish with camera tricks, unexpected angles and innovative flourishes. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    May not be a straightforward bio, nor does it offer much in the way of Barris' motivations, but the film is an oddly fascinating depiction of an architect of pop culture. show more

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