• The Operator (2001)

The Operator

Release Date: October 12th, 2001

DVD Release Date: March 19th, 2002

R |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

A telephone operator gets revenge on a vitriolic customer (Michael Laurence) by ruining his credit rating, his reputation and his marriage.

Cast: Michael Laurence, Christa Miller, Brion James, Stephen Tobolowsky, Jacqueline Kim, Frances Bay

Director: Jon Dichter

Genres: Thriller

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Jami BernardNew York Daily News

    In its unleashing of relentless, cosmic retribution, The Operator is not unlike the recent "Joy Ride." show more

  • 63
    Lou LumenickNew York Post

    The performances are so solid - and newcomer Jon Dichter's direction (he also wrote the script) is so utterly assured - that the rather contrived ending barely seems to detract from the film's entertainment value. show more

  • 60
    Maitland McDonaghTV Guide Magazine

    Though clearly shot on a shoestring, it's handsome, tightly written and generally well acted. show more

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