The real story behind the world of sales. This is a realistic portrayal of what it is to try making a life in high pressure sales with all its highs and lows; promises of fortunes and deliveries of dross. Red-leads and dead-leads are to blame for life's outcomes. Living with "Objection, Rebuttal, Close".Written by
Before Blake's speech, he asks Williamson "Are they all here?" and Williamson replies "All but one" because Roma isn't present, but later Moss says "Roma doesn't have to be here because he's the top man on the board?!" and Williamson replies "That's correct!". If that's the case, then when Blake asked Williamson "Are they all here?", Williamson should have said "Yes", because Roma wasn't required to be present. See more »
He's the top man on the board so he doesn't have to sit here and listen to this shit?
That's correct! And as the hour is waning I suggest you those of you who are interested in a continuing job with this organization, get to work!
This is garbage. A bunch of bullshit!
Thank you for your time.
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As a former salesman, this is the most realistic movie ever
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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