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From Academy Award-nominated director Ridley Scott ("Black Hawk Down," "Gladiator"), Academy Award-winning executive producer Robert Zemeckis ("Cast Away," "Contact") and screenwriter Ted Griffin ("Ocean's Eleven," "Best Laid Plans") comes this dramatic comedy based on the novel by acclaimed author Eric Garcia ("Anonymous Rex"). Academy Award-winner Nicolas Cage ("Adaptation," "Ghost Rider") stars with Sam Rockwell ("The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy," "Galaxy Quest") and Alison Lohman ("Big Fish," "White Oleander") in this comedy about a con man with an obsessive-compulsive disorder whose orderly life and latest lucrative scam are threatened by the reappearance of a teenage daughter he never knew existed.
Movie Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes
- Reviews Counted: 182
- Fresh: 150
- Rotten: 32
- Average Rating: 7.1/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: A well-acted and intriguing exploration of dishonesty in its varied forms, leavened with a dry comic touch.
Fresh: Matchstick Men never really casts off its cloak of artificiality and calculation; its pleasures are minor, however distracting they may be.
Rotten: Matchstick Men isn't even remotely intricate; it's not even particularly interesting.
Fresh: A clever look at con artists and their games of deception.
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Very good movie. Better than I expected. Had a few good laughs. And a real punch in the gut near the end! Check this one out.
You can't go wrong with a Nicholas cage movie.
I love this movie.
had to watch it a fee times before I got it but one if my favorites.