Casino Jack
Casino Jack (2010)

Two-time Academy Award Winner Kevin Spacey gives the performance of a lifetime in CASINO JACK, a riotous new film starring Spacey as a man hell bent on acquiring all that the good life has to offer. He plays in the same game as the highest… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: April 5, 2011
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Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Kevin Spacey turns in one of his stronger performances, but Casino Jack is a disappointingly uneven fictionalized account of a fascinating true story.

Kate Taylor
Globe and Mail

The film has a complicated political story to tell, and its erratically suspenseful narrative often detracts from its central interest - what makes Abramoff tick.

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

Spacey has fun doing Abramoff doing Al Pacino, President Ronald Reagan and Sylvester Stallone. But the typically strong Spacey isn't the only actor doing commanding work here.

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Matt Joseph
We Got This Covered

Casino Jack is a funny and enjoyable film with great performances.

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Linda Barnard
Toronto Star

Casino Jack is really two movies: a convoluted tale about the exploits of disgraced Washington super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff, coupled with a zealous-if-misguided performance from Kevin Spacey in the title role.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

It's hard to work up a whole lot of love or sympathy for convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

too little too late

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

The film tries to encompass all of Abramoff's encyclopedic chicanery and chokes on the sheer volume.

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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Hickenlooper and co-conspirator Kevin Spacey are more successful at entertaining than informing or enraging us, but such a tart soufflé may be the best way for a fed-up public to digest this distasteful story.

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Will Leitch
Deadspin

Hickenlooper was a talented director with a clear, passionate love of movies. It's a shame his last one had to be this one.

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Flixster Audience Score: 35% Flixster User Reviews
Manu Gino
Honor. Integrity. Principles. Everything is Negotiable. Good Film! Theme of this story is alive, kicking and fuelled for take-off even now. As distressing and… More
Mark Walker
Throughout his career, director George Hickenlooper would switch from documentaries to feature films. He is probably better known for "Hearts Of Darkness:… More
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Cynthia S.
I thought that this was fairly well done...and a really good portrayal of crooked politicians. However, I think that it lost merit by trying to be too funny,… More
Jim Hunter
Super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff cons Washington power players and Native casino owners. "My name is Jack Abramoff, and I work out every day." Kevin… More
Melvin White
Jack Abramoff: Washington is like Hollywood, but with uglier faces.  "Honor. Integrity. Principles. Everything is Negotiable." This film was a… More

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