At Any Price (2013) Synopsis
A high-stakes investigation into their business pushes a father and son into an unexpected crisis.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This is a brave, layered film that challenges the wisdom of victory at any price. Both of its central characters would slip easily into...
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
One of the best films released so far this year, At Any Price signals the arrival of Iranian-American Ramin Bahrani in the ranks of major...
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New York Observer

By Rex Reed
Flawed but different, well-crafted and consistently powerful, At Any Price is the best film about impoverished farmers in the economic...
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Here's another film, along with "Mud," that's in the American grain, but a genetically conditioned grain of unforgiving fathers and...
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By Ella Taylor
Like television's "Breaking Bad," At Any Price is about the slow, insidious corruption of a regular guy, about the rot that grows around...
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McClatchy-Tribune News Service

By Roger Moore
Beneath all the melodrama, beyond the fine performances, what sets At Any Price apart is the depiction of farming as it is today, the...
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Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
At Any Price teaches you a lot about the business of corn seeds and genetic manipulation (the stuff is actually fascinating) but what...
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The Playlist

By Oliver Lyttelton
Powerful, engaging and, by the finale, moving. And in the end, At Any Price is certainly one of the most impressive reactions to the recent...
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Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
Beneath all the melodrama, beyond the fine performances, what sets At Any Price apart is the depiction of farming as it is today, the...
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Village Voice

By Chris Packham
Quaid has a genius for broadcasting conflicting impulses. His body language twists uncomfortably away from his intentions, and his smile is...
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A Complex Effort That Fails Due to Poor Editing.

By Alon Patterson
If there were ever to be a singular example for film school students in the worst case scenario of bad editing, this movie would be it. Despite the A-list cast, who each did an outstanding job...

At Any Price, A beautiful film

By krystn61
I would strongly suggest this film as it has all the pieces that come together to capture and tell a compelling story. It opened my eyes up to an industry I know very little about, Farming. The...

Roger Ebert's thumb up from the grave

By everyweek60706
Fandango reports Roger Ebert gives this 100 percent even though it was released on April 24, 2013, a date he never saw. If you like good movies or have something to do with farming you will likely...

Surprisingly Great!

By pedsarq
I ended up seeing this movie because Oblivion was sold out..and I'm glad I did. This movie is about very large corn farmers who have been in the business for generations and have had to do...

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By bobbie620
This was an ok movie with good acting but a bit slow moving....

Wasn't worth it...At Any Price!

By dragfan2
Disappointed with a capital D! Expected so much more from Dennis Quaid, and this movie won't do anything for Zac Efron's acting credits. Not sure I would even rate it good enough to be a rental. ...


By Stephanielee91
Some parts were for sure interesting! But overall it was slow and kind of boring. The ending was a let down too. I would rent it from redbox but not pay to see it in theaters....

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By dbadfl
Odd ending...

By Betty-movielover<3
It seems like a good movie!!!! Even Ellen Degeneres said she watched it and liked it....

At Any Price

By EagleScout2
disjointed, unfinished...tries to tell too many stories... jumps from one to the other... no decent resolution of the plot...Acting is ok... Scenery rocks!...

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Rated R | For for sexual content including a strong graphic image, and for language
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