Glengarry Glen Ross

Genre: 
Mystery · 
Drama · 

Release Date: September 15, 1992

Status: Released

Running time: 1h 40m

Content Rating: R

Budget: $12,500,000

Revenue: $10,725,228

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Plot.

When an office full of Chicago real estate agents is told that the top two will be fired at the end of the week, the atmosphere starts to get hotter. The man who has a sick daughter does everything in his power to get better leads from his boss, but he doesn't get them. When his coworker comes up with a plan to steal leads, things get complicated for the tough-talking salesman.

This Movie Is About.

neo-noir · 
real estate · 
cult film · 
cowardliness · 
contest · 
estate agent · 
shop · 
office · 

Cast & Crew.

Wiki.

Glengarry Glen Ross is a 1992 American drama film adapted by David Mamet from his 1984 Pulitzer Prize‚Äďwinning play of the same name, and directed by James Foley. The film depicts two days in the lives of four real estate salesmen and how desperate they become when the corporate office sends a trainer to "motivate" them. He tells them that, in a week's time, all except the top two salesmen will be fired. The setting of the film is never explicitly stated. While the play is set in Chicago, Illinois, the film includes numerous references to New York City, including an establishing shot of a New York City Subway platform followed by a close-up shot of a New York Telephone-branded payphone, NYPD police cars and insignia, New York license plates, most characters using New York accents, etc. Film critics and journalists have nonetheless cited Chicago as the setting of the film, possibly based on their familiarity with the original play. Exterior shots were filmed on location in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn.Like the play, the film is notorious for its use of profanity, leading the cast to refer to the film jokingly as "Death of a Fuckin' Salesman". The title of the film comes from the names of two of the real estate developments being peddled by the salesmen characters: Glengarry Highlands and Glen Ross Farms.The world premiere of the film was held at the 49th Venice Film Festival, where Jack Lemmon was awarded the Volpi Cup for Best Actor. Al Pacino was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor. Though the film was a box office failure, grossing $10.7 million in North America against a $12.5 million budget, Glengarry Glen Ross was lauded by critics and is considered a classic film.

Filming Locations.

New York City, United States of America

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