Directed by James Foley. With Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Alec Baldwin, Alan Arkin. An examination of the machinations behind the scenes at a real estate office. Glengarry Glen Ross is a 1992 American drama film adapted by David Mamet from his 1984 Pulitzer Prize-winning 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 they become desperate when the corporate office sends a trainer to "motivate" them by announcing that, in one week, all except the top two salesmen will be fired. Glengarry Glen Ross is a play by David Mamet that won the Pulitzer Prize in 1984. The play shows parts of two days in the lives of four desperate Chicago real estate agents who are prepared to engage in any number of unethical, illegal acts—from lies and flattery to bribery, threats, intimidation and burglary—to sell undesirable real estate to unwitting prospective buyers. Glengarry Glen Ross Quotes. Blake: Put that coffee down!! Coffee's for closers only. Ricky Roma: When you die, you're gonna regret the things that you don't. The smash hit comedy Glengarry Glen Ross is now on tour! Starring Nigel Harman and Mark Benton, this is a must see classic. Glengarry Glen Ross is set in a cutthroat Chicago real estate office where four salespeople compete to sell mostly worthless properties to unwitting customers. Whoever sells Glengarry Glen Ross, play in two acts by David Mamet, originally produced in London in 1983 and published in 1984, when it won the Pulitzer Prize for drama. The play concerns a group of ruthless real-estate salesmen who compete to sell lots in Florida developments known as Glengarry Highlands and Glen Ross Farms. After its sell-out run in the West End wowing critics and audiences alike, this darkly funny production of Glengarry Glen Ross is touring the UK. After its sell-out run in the West End wowing critics and audiences alike, this darkly funny production of Glengarry Glen Ross is touring The play, which brought Mamet to national attention, centers on two small time crooks planning a robbery, and explores many of the same themes of business and loyalty that Mamet would revisit in Glengarry Glen Ross. Glengarry Glen Ross premiered in London in 1983, and its American premiere followed in Chicago in 1984. It was a tremendous.