• Released
  • December 25, 2003
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 52 min
  • Drama
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Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Like many Altman movies, this is less a dramatic story to follow than an atmospheric environment to visit.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Altman, showing the ardor and assurance of a master, pulls us into his film with seductive power. You won't want to miss a thing.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Why did it take me so long to see what was right there in front of my face -- that The Company is the closest that Robert Altman has come to making an autobiographical film?
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The key to The Company is the quiet, focused rapture of Neve Campbell, who formally trained in ballet and performed all of her on-screen dances. The tranquil delight she takes in her body becomes its own eloquent form of acting.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
A wonderfully vivid and engaging theatrical experience.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Clearly Mr. Altman was enthralled by the company's work process, an alchemy through which sweat and muscularity on the rehearsal-room floor become exquisite abstractions on stage. His pleasure is infectious.
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New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Knowing that the director is Robert Altman gives you a good idea of what to expect: a demimonde of locker-room chatter, catty sniping, backstage politics, high art and low self-esteem. Altman constructs the movie with the same cross-currents of his other ensemble movies.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
The good thing about The Company is that nothing much happens. The bad thing about The Company is that nothing much happens.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Robert Altman's gossamer, tension-free meditation on the ballet life, never quite recovers from a performance scene that arrives about 20 minutes in.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
Lacks what could kindly be called coherence.
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73 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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