Barbarians at the Gate
Barbarians at the Gate (1993)

This TV movie recounts the true-life story of a corporate takeover in the greed-driven 1980s. James Garner is F. Ross Johnson, CEO of RJR-Nabisco. Having just been burned by an expensive failure of a smokeless cigarette product, Johnson… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 25, 2001
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Makes the greedy rich who buy and sell ordinary folks' futures seem almost lovable.

Tony Medley

Rubbish with Garner whitewashing a real life villain

Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Highly effective TV-movie with memorable Garner performance.

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
Ken Stachnik
Basically a blow-by-blow of the sale of Nabisco, with sight gags thrown in to make it a "comedy."