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Margin Call Reviews



out of 100

Generally favorable reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    You could describe Margin Call as a thriller (it's wired with suspense), yet the tension all comes from words.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    As such, it's chilling and enjoyable in unequal measure. Entertainment predominates, but entertainment with smarts, and a well-honed edge.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterStephen Farber

    The first-rate cast cannot be faulted. Chandor has assembled an extraordinary ensemble.

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