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Based on 28 Reviews
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  • 100
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Taut, tense and enthralling, as smart and surprising as it protagonist. show more

  • 50
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    A very smart noir about gambling, smartly directed by Mike Hodges -- until almost the very end. It craps out in the decisive London casino heist scene. show more

  • 88
    USA Today

    A tiny treasure: grown-up, tight, sexy, suspenseful and with a mildly ambiguous wrap-up that stimulates the mind rather than confusing it. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Croupier, immersed in a world of gambling, gamesmanship and crime, is a solid, seductive entertainment. show more

  • 63
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    There are certainly glimpses of his underused talent. But there aren't enough of those moments to elevate Croupier above the level of routine melodrama. show more

  • 78
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    Croupier should please people who take their noir straight up -- with plenty of twists. show more

  • 88
    Sara Wildberger Miami Herald

    Don't let it slip out of town without getting a look at it. show more

  • 88
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    It's brilliantly precise in its detailing, stylishly jagged and sensual by turns, and utterly unpredictable. show more

  • 88
    Chris Kaltenbach Baltimore Sun

    A marvelously subversive, slyly manipulative effort. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The point of the movie is not the plot, but the character and the atmosphere. show more

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