Nine Queens (Nueve reinas)
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Early one morning Juan is pulling a bill-switching scheme in an all-night deli when Marcos, an apparently innocent bystander, pretends to whisk him off to the police. But Marcos is a con artist, just helping out a new recruit, and he enlists Juan in a plot that he claims will set them up for early retirement. Juan is skeptical at first, but agrees to work with Marcos after he impresses him with a few sophisticated cons. A once-in-a-lifetime scheme then seemingly falls in their laps--an old time con man enlists Juan and Marcos to sell a forged set of extremely valuable rare stamps--The Nine… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 92%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A slick and thoroughly enjoyable con-artist movie."
‑ Jeff Strickler, Minneapolis Star Tribune
"Driven by a plot that's so tightly wound, we cannot look away for wanting to know what will happen next and who is double-crossing whom."
‑ Richard Nilsen, Arizona Republic
"numerous twists and turns, but remains fun"
‑ John A. Nesbit, Old School Reviews
"Bielinsky concocts a selection of tantalizing layers, from his Mamet-like dialogue to his chilly visuals."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"Story and style both keep viewers on their toes."
‑ Alan Morrison, Empire Magazine
"One of the most clever, most enjoyable thrillers in years."
‑ Michael Wilmington, Chicago Tribune
"If Nine Queens draws you on a journey that eventually leads up a garden path toward your own suckerhood, it's all the more pleasurable for having done so with such slick expertise."
‑ Geoff Pevere, Toronto Star
"A delightful, charming, confidently made confidence flick."
‑ Jay Antani, Cinema Writer
"[Even after] the plot's spiralling, shimmering sleights of hand and its never-ending ruses and deceptions . . . the ending will still pull the rug out from under [you]."
‑ Brian Gibson, Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)
"If you dig on David Mamet's mind tricks...rent this movie and enjoy!"
‑ JoBlo, JoBlo's Movie Emporium
"The laughs are dark, the puzzle steadily more engrossing and the surprises, just like Heist, are doozies, up to the finale."
‑ Roger Moore, Orlando Sentinel
"As an entertainment, the movie keeps you diverted and best of all, it lightens your wallet without leaving a sting."
‑ Liam Lacey, Globe and Mail
"An Argentinian, Mamet-like confidence-game movie."
‑ Jason Gorber, Film Scouts
"...by the time the end rolls around and the final twist has been revealed, it doesn't seem entirely plausible."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"A fascinating tale of deceit, deception, and things that may not be quite what they seem."
‑ Jean Lowerison, San Diego Metropolitan
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