91

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Funny, pungent, and weirdly gripping.
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90

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
An uneven movie that nonetheless bristles with stinging wit and exerts a perverse fascination.
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75

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Has the feverish intensity of a bad dream, leavened with a subversive sense of humor that is both sophisticated and cracked.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
The real highlight is when Bateman and his co-workers compare custom business cards in a grueling, ego-shattering game of one-upmanship that is so linked to their sense of self it might as well be Russian roulette.
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75

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Exceedingly well cast and assembled with flashy visuals and pacing by Harron, this period piece is diminished by its relative pointlessness.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Christian Bale is heroic in the way he allows the character to leap joyfully into despicability.
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71

Mr. Showbiz

By Michael Atkinson
The film's details are spot-on, its tone ludicrously ironic, and its casting deft.
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63

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
Harron validates and largely clarifies the work.
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50

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
In both senses of the word, American Psycho wastes its women.
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38

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
A high-end version of "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" set in the rarefied bistros, boites and brokerages of Yuppie Manhattan in the 1980s.
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64 out of 100
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