When given the chance, Gere can go all the way playing dark characters with complex interiors, and this is his best such performance since 2006's “The Hoax.” He is in about 95 percent of the scenes, and he convinces at every turn. “Arbitrage” is a zeitgeist movie populated with the kind of people whose power grabs imperiled the world's financial markets four years ago. It would be easy to just make Miller a broadly drawn villain, but Jarecki and Gere make this scoundrel utterly human, and “Arbitrage” is so much more effective as a result.
— George Lang
Starring: Richard Gere, Tim Roth, Brit Marling, Susan Sarandon. (Language, brief violent images and drug use)