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The Business of Strangers Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 4.0
    67

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    None of this detracts, however, from the terrific piss-and-merlot performances of Channing and Stiles, or from the committed participation of Frederick Weller as a Neil LaBute-era businessman caught in the lounge between two she-devils disguised as businesswomen.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Incorporates a range of genres -- black comedy, thriller, psychological drama -- and emerges more powerful for it.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    It's a good movie, and Channing and Stiles are the right choices for these roles. They zero in on each other like heat-seeking missiles.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Mr. Stettner has a serious subject here -- how the hurts that women suffer at the hands of men can be internalized more deeply than the victims know -- and his film is graced with a stunning performance by Ms. Channing.

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