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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Run the game, bow to the movies that did it better and before, keep the dialogue on the line between hard-boiled and hokey, and throw one...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Ultimately, the con we witness in the movie is almost as beautiful as the con that is the movie -- believable in the moment, too...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Mark Caro
You find yourself tricked and having enjoyed the experience after all.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
As pulp entertainment, Confidence is great fun and Foley's first good movie since the very different "Glengarry Glen Ross."
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Crafted with flair and style, and without pretension, Confidence achieves the modest goal of being an entertaining cinematic adaptation of...
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Confidence may be mannered at times, but its shell-game plot is alive with organic trickery.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Scenes with Burns crackle with the toxic energy that makes Confidence a game worth playing.
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Didn't see through it, though I had a rough sense of what was coming, and didn't have all that much fun. I did enjoy the movie's cheerful...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Best of all is Hoffman, who hasn't had this much obvious fun since he played Hollywood producer Stanley Motss in "Wag the Dog."
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63

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Even with Burns' smoothest performance yet as a lead, Confidence is on a level with Steven Soderbergh's blah remake of "Ocean's Eleven."...
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Rated R | For language, violence and sexuality/nudity