House of Games - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

House of Games Reviews

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April 25, 2020
...Mamet has infused House of Games with exactly the sort of irresistibly theatrical atmosphere for which he's known...
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 24, 2019
Regardless of whether the film still delivers its intended zing, it's still hugely satisfying to watch all the moving parts click into place.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 3, 2013
David Mamet's sometimes baffling, never less than fascinating glimpse into the dark underbelly of this world where it turns out that winning games of chance involve more skill (and con artistry) than luck.
Full Review | Original Score: 80/100
January 5, 2008
O roteiro é mais previsível do que Mamet desejaria e seu primeiro trabalho na direção exibe uma teatralidade que ele gradualmente superaria, mas, apesar disso, a complexidade de seus personagens e a dinâmica de seus diálogos são admiráveis.
| Original Score: 4/5
August 24, 2007
Since it would be unfair to spoil a moment of this perfectly-plotted masterpiece, all you need to know is that it landed on this critic's Best Movies of the Millennium List in 2000.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
December 6, 2006
A conceptual film about con artists, Mamet's feature debut is a deadpan, deviously comic melodrama that proceeds with twists and reversals and builds like a poker game in which the stakes are higher and higher.
Full Review | Original Score: B
February 7, 2005
fiendishly clever
| Original Score: 4/5
August 27, 2004
A top-notch psychological thriller about sexual politics, trust and betrayal.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 9, 2004
The best of the con game movies
| Original Score: 5/5
November 7, 2002
Playwright David Mamet's directorial debut is a cardsharp con game full of tricks.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 25, 2002
One of the finest Mamet adaptations out there.
| Original Score: 4.5/5
July 11, 2002
What intrigues is the con games themselves, as Mamet's film explores with a certain joyous streak of mischief some of the tricks of the trade.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
January 1, 2000
There is a teasing quality to Mamet's presentations that reminds me of a skilled magician, meticulously laying out his cards while telling us a story.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
...will keep you on your toes and guessing from beginning to end.
Read More | Original Score: 7/10
January 1, 2007
| Original Score: 4/5
November 1, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
February 15, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
August 25, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
June 20, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
February 2, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
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