Middle Men Synopsis
A businessman tries to maintain a proper home life while mixing with a host of unsavory characters.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Ribisi and Macht are sleaze incarnate. James Caan, as a conniving lawyer, and Rade Sherbedgia, as a Russian crime boss, are even more...
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Luke Wilson, who has appeared in a long run of bad movies, seizes on his juiciest role since "The Royal Tenenbaums" here.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Think "Boogie Nights" meets "Casino," though it's not likely to make the lasting impression of either seminal film.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Decidedly stimulating in its own right, at least in the early going.
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By Michelle Orange
Wilson's unflappable, deeply sympathetic affect and aging golden-boy visage have a very Jack-like smoothing effect on the story's rough...
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Boxoffice Magazine

By Pam Grady
Luke Wilson's terrific performance renders an uneasy hybrid of crime drama, comedy and ecommerce far more compelling than it otherwise...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
This cranked-up drama wants it both ways.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Sober and dispiriting, tense and morose.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Director George Gallo seems so enamored of Martin Scorsese's Mafia classic, he's borrowed everything from the use of voiceover to the...
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Who would have believed a film with this much skin and reckless, life-threatening excess could end up a rather dull muddle?
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Terrorists and Porn

By suemarie
Luke Wilson is the brains behind a billing company for internet porn users. The company also includes a couple of idiots that get involved with Russians, the FBI, terrorists and a creepy lawyer...

Five Word Review

By marnie
Intense Interesting Enjoyable Intriguing Ride...

Five Word Review

By mrsmikeyatgmal
Boring Not worth seing Forgetit...

Five Word Review

By Mister Right
Over-acted Morality Play with Sunglasses...

Naughy but Nice...

By Christopharo
On the whole I enjoyed the movie. I thought it interesting according to this movie the porn industry has been highly instrumental in shaping the internet. I myself haven't tried to compile the...

Much better than the ad campaign...

By korea555
...which is misleading, designed to attract the curious prurient, but even there it is misleading, .. because it delivers a very small dose of the softest porn. The movie is about the corruption of...

Drove 6 hours to see an hour and a half movie

By sharonlily
This movie was only playing in Austin so we drove 3 hours each way to go see it! but it was worth it... its definitely not for the kiddies or anyone really conservative... but it's funny in its own...

Middle men

By welby57
lots of plot twists all the way to the end!...

Sex, Dollars and Fools

By NathanielQueen
If this is a true story then I am surprised that these rascals every made any money. Two crazy guys with an ever madder midle-man makes fir a few laughs and more than enough yarns....

give it a chance

By themase
not a grest beginning but ended up being a pretty good story. worth seeing....

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Rated R | For strong sexual content, nudity, language, drug use and violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says History of the Internet porn industry; not for kids.
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