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Glengarry Glen Ross -- An examination of the machinations behind the scenes at a real estate office.

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Director:
Writers (WGA):
David Mamet (play)
David Mamet (screenplay)
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Release Date:
2 October 1992 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The hardest thing in life is sell See more »
Plot:
An examination of the machinations behind the scenes at a real estate office. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 5 wins & 6 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
As a former salesman, this is the most realistic movie ever See more (351 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Al Pacino ... Ricky Roma

Jack Lemmon ... Shelley Levene

Alec Baldwin ... Blake

Alan Arkin ... George Aaronow

Ed Harris ... Dave Moss

Kevin Spacey ... John Williamson

Jonathan Pryce ... James Lingk

Bruce Altman ... Larry Spannel

Jude Ciccolella ... Detective
Paul Butler ... Policeman
Lori Tan Chinn ... Coat Check Girl

Neal Jones ... Man in Donut Shop
Barry Rohrssen ... Assistant Detective (as Barry Rossen)
Leigh French ... Additional Voices (voice)
George Cheung ... Additional Voices (voice)

Murphy Dunne ... Additional Voices (voice)

Dana Lee ... Additional Voices (voice)
Julie Payne ... Additional Voices (voice)
Gregory Snegoff ... Additional Voices (voice) (as Greg Snegoff)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Skipp Lynch ... Telephone Service Man (uncredited)
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Directed by
James Foley 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
David Mamet (play)

David Mamet (screenplay)

Produced by
Joseph M. Caracciolo Jr. .... executive producer (as Joseph Caracciolo Jr.)
Nava Levin .... co-producer
Karen L. Oliver .... associate producer
Morris Ruskin .... co-producer
Jerry Tokofsky .... producer
Stanley R. Zupnik .... producer
 
Original Music by
James Newton Howard 
 
Cinematography by
Juan Ruiz Anchía (director of photography) (as Juan Ruiz Anchia)
 
Film Editing by
Howard E. Smith  (as Howard Smith)
 
Casting by
Bonnie Timmermann 
 
Production Design by
Jane Musky 
 
Art Direction by
William Barclay  (as Bill Barclay)
 
Set Decoration by
Robert J. Franco 
 
Costume Design by
Jane Greenwood 
 
Makeup Department
Sheryl Berkoff .... makeup artist
Colleen Callaghan .... hair stylist
Alan D'Angerio .... hair department head
Sharon Ilson .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Celia D. Costas .... unit production manager
Patricia Anne Doherty .... assistant production manager
Helene Mulholland .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Harvey Epstein .... dga trainee
Richard Patrick .... second assistant director (as Richard Drew Patrick)
Thomas A. Reilly .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Kenneth Albanese .... carpenter (as Ken J. Albanese)
James J. Archer .... set dresser (as Jim Archer)
Billy Bishop .... props
John R. Ford .... assistant property master
Andrew Gangloff .... carpenter (as Andy G. Gangloff Sr.)
Robert Griffon Jr. .... property master (as Robert J. Griffon)
Denise Gurkas .... scenic artist
George Hugel .... carpenter (as George A. Hugel)
Tim Kearney .... stand-by carpenter
Robert H. Klatt .... set dresser
Douglas F. Lebrecht .... scenic artist (as Douglas Lebrecht)
Caty Maxey .... draftsman
Tom McDermott .... set dresser (as Thomas McDermott)
John McDonnell .... props (as John B. McDonnell)
Fred Merusi .... construction coordinator
Jack Mortellaro .... props
Billy Patsos .... construction grip (as Bill Patsos)
Robert T. Prate .... key construction grip (as Robert Prate)
John Ralbovsky .... scenic artist
Leslie Salter .... scenic artist
Bob Shaw .... assistant art director
William Sohmer .... camera scenic artist (as Bill Sohmer)
Dick Tice .... leadperson
Richard A. Ventre .... master scenic artist (as Richard Ventre)
Patricia Walker .... camera scenic artist
Don Zappia .... construction grip
 
Sound Department
Wayne Artman .... sound re-recording mixer
Ed Callahan .... sound effects editor
Tom E. Dahl .... sound re-recording mixer
Thom 'Coach' Ehle .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby Stereo (as Thom Ehle)
John Fundus .... second boom operator
Howell Gibbens .... supervising sound editor
Matthew Harrison .... foley editor
Denise Horta .... dialogue editor
Frank Howard .... sound effects editor
Chris Ingram .... assistant sound editor
Joseph A. Ippolito .... dialogue editor
Frank Jones .... sound re-recording mixer
Constance A. Kazmer .... dialogue editor
Lisa J. Levine .... supervising adr editor
Danny Michael .... sound mixer
Jonathan Phillips .... assistant sound editor
Daniel Rosenblum .... second boom operator
Andrew Schmetterling .... boom operator
Edward M. Steidele .... foley artist (as Edward Stidell)
 
Special Effects by
Mike Maggi .... special effects coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Joe Collins .... camera trainee
Doug Dalisera .... electrician
Jerry DeBlau .... gaffer
Richie Ford .... best boy electric
Bill Gerardo .... second assistant camera (as William Gerardo)
Vinnie Gerardo .... first assistant camera (as Vincent Gerardo)
Craig Haagensen .... camera operator
Paul Kinghan .... electrician
Sal Lanza .... best boy grip
Martin Lowry .... grip
Arthur Moshlak .... house electrician
Fred Muller .... electrician
John Panuccio .... best boy grip (as Jack Panuccio)
Louis Petraglia .... set electrician
Peter John Petraglia .... rigging gaffer (as John Petraglia)
Tom Prate .... dolly grip (as Thomas Prate Jr.)
Tom Prate .... key grip (as Thomas Prate Jr.)
Andrew D. Schwartz .... still photographer (as Andrew Schwartz)
Lance Shepherd .... electrician (as Lance A. Shepherd)
Matty Sicurella .... grip
Joseph Viano .... grip (as Joe Viano)
Russell Caldwell .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Sylvia Fay .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
David Charles .... associate costume designer (as David M. Charles)
Kevin P. Faherty .... wardrobe supervisor
Hartsell Taylor .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Gary Burritt .... negative cutter: Kona Cutting
Pam Di Fede .... second assistant editor: New York
Joe Fineman .... post-production consultant
Elizabeth Schwartz .... first assistant editor: New York
Terilyn A. Shropshire .... first assistant editor: Los Angeles (as Terilyn Shropshire)
Bambi Sickafoose .... second assistant editor: Los Angeles
Mary Skinner .... post-production assistant
Nick Smith .... assistant editor
Mike Stanwick .... color timer
 
Music Department
Brad Dechter .... orchestrator
Sandy DeCrescent .... music contractor
George Greif .... music advisor
Tom Kramer .... music editor
Tommy LiPuma .... additional music producer: songs
Tommy LiPuma .... score producer
Tommy LiPuma .... score supervisor
Johnny Mandel .... additional music producer: songs
Michael Mason .... scoring coordinator
Robert Schaper .... score mixer
Wayne Shorter .... musician: tenor and soprano sax
Peter Erskine .... musician (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Richard Babcock .... driver
Ed Battista .... driver
Henry Boyle .... driver
Richard Curry .... driver
Phil Ford .... driver
John Leonidas .... teamster captain
Dennis Radesky .... teamster co-captain
Barry Sweeney .... driver
James Patrick Whalen Jr. .... driver (as James Whalen Sr.)
 
Other crew
Michael Alpert .... unit publicist
Andrew Bernstein .... set production assistant
Carol Chambers .... assistant: Mr. Foley
John C. Ching .... assistant: Mr. Foley
Christie Colliopoulos .... assistant: Mr. Tokofsky
Sandy Cuomo .... production coordinator
Patricia Anne Doherty .... location manager
Dianne Dreyer .... script supervisor
JoAnn Foley .... office production assistant
Marisa Forzano .... associate: Mr. Pacino
Christopher Gambale .... location manager
Gregory Gieras .... set production assistant
Raphaella Giugliano .... assistant production accountant
Mike Hall .... unit publicist
Julie Hansen .... post-production accountant
Antonio Huidor .... production assistant
David Hummel .... production assistant
Delroy Hunter .... parking coordinator (as Delroy M. Hunter)
Bud Isenberg .... insurance
Tim Judge .... assistant
Leslie Loftis .... set production assistant
Justin Moritt .... set production assistant
Christo Morse .... office production assistant
Donald Murphy .... office production assistant
Christopher D. Ozerofer .... production counsel
Bridget Pickering .... assistant: Mr. Timmerman
Danielle Rigby .... set production assistant
Lori H. Schwartz .... production associate
Susan Senk .... unit publicist
Stacey Spencer .... craft service
Laurence Starkman .... title designer
Michael Vieira .... assistant: Alec Baldwin
Rosanne Vogel .... production accountant
Christian von Tippelskirch .... assistant location manager
Nicholas Wolfert .... production assistant
Ronald C. Briggs Jr. .... inventory services (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Jacob A. Bloom .... thanks (as Jake Bloom)
Steve Brookman .... thanks
Tom Hunter .... thanks
Jon Levin .... thanks
Harvey Polly .... thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for language
Runtime:
100 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:13 | Australia:M | Canada:14A (British Columbia/Manitoba) | Canada:14 (Nova Scotia) | Canada:AA (Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-10 | France:U | Germany:12 | Iceland:L | Netherlands:AL | New Zealand:M | Norway:5 | Peru:14 | Portugal:M/12 (Qualidade) | Singapore:M18 (cut) | South Korea:15 | Spain:13 | Sweden:11 | UK:15 | USA:R (certificate #31643)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
During the production, producers Jerry Tokofsky and Stanley R. Zupnik had a falling out over money and credit for the film. Tokofsky sued to strip Zupnik of his producer's credit and share of the producer's fee, but Zupnik filed a countersuit, claiming that he personally had put up $2 million of the film's budget, and accused Tokofsky of embezzlement. The cases were ultimately settled out of court with both men credited as producers.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The neon sign on the restaurant across from the office has 4 or 5 of its letters on each line not operating. In the scene where Aaronow and Moss are in a car across from the restaurant, all of the letters on the sign are illuminated, as can be seen out the window of the car behind Moss. When they get out of the car, the letters are, again, not working.See more »
Quotes:
George Aaronow:When I talk to the police I get nervous.
Ricky Roma:Yes. You know who doesn't?
George Aaronow:Who?
Ricky Roma:Thieves.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in The Slammin' Salmon (2009)See more »
Soundtrack:
Blue LouSee more »

FAQ

Is this film based on a novel?
What is the film 'about'?
Williamson goes home before Roma closes the deal with Lingk. Yet the next day Williamson says he had the signed contract on his desk before he left for the night. Is this a continuity error?
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114 out of 128 people found the following review useful.
As a former salesman, this is the most realistic movie ever, 26 March 2001
Author: SykkBoy

I've read the comments about the amount of profanity in this movie..if you've ever worked in a less than ethical sale office, you'll know the language is very real...having worked a few years in telemarketing selling everything from wireless cable licenses to vitamins and ad specs, I can tell you, the dialog is very real.

This is my favorite movie of all time...sure, it's not flashy, upbeat or effect-laden, but it's so realistic that the first time I saw it, I got goosebumps...

Every character in the movie is one that I recognized from my office experiences...the mega-closer mouth piece (Baldwin), the complainers who always complained about the leads (Lemon and Arkin), the office manager who'd never actually sold anything before but had a little rub (Spacey), the hotshot salesman (Pacino)... it was just so real...anyone who's ever worked in a brokerage can tell you about the amounts of profanity in the sales profession...especially high pressure sales...

Ben Affleck's performance in "Boiler Room" has shades of Baldwin's performance in this movie...not a bad thing, just an observation. Baldwin's best acting is this 5 minute scene and his "I am God" speech in "Malice".

Amazing acting all around, tight realistic dialog (first time I saw this, I could almost say the words before they were spoken) Highly recommended! 10

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