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Based on 25 Reviews
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  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Tersely written and compellingly acted. But its controversial subject matter may make a lot of viewers so angry that the film's strong points will be disregarded. show more

  • 75
    Mike Clark USA Today

    A provocative dissection of human dynamics. show more

  • 100
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    What is remarkable is how realistic the story is. show more

  • 100
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    In the Company of Men is anything but entertaining. It's virtually impossible to sit through this film without suffering bouts of intense discomfort, and therein lies its power. show more

  • 88
    Rick Groen The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    In the end, like any satire worth the name, In the Company of Men spins around to fire its biggest salvo at its ultimate target -- the audience. show more

  • 75
    Mark Caro Chicago Tribune

    The movie sticks with you, thanks to LaBute's observational powers and the three impressive lead performances. [15 August 1997, Friday, p.C] show more

  • 50
    G. Allen Johnson San Francisco Examiner

    An independent film so enamored of itself it refuses to have any fun. show more

  • 60
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    This is a film worth seeing, and LaBute is a filmmaker well worth watching. show more

  • 100
    Marjorie Baumgarten Austin Chronicle

    As disturbing as it is well-made, this low-budget indie is a thoroughly original piece of work. show more

  • 100
    Lisa Schwarzbaum Entertainment Weekly

    Stunning, unsettling, beautifully written drama. show more

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