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The Gambler
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The Gambler (2014) - Movie Details

Crime Drama
111 min.
Release Date
December 25, 2014
DVD Release Date
April 28, 2015 (Buy on Amazon)
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Running Time
111 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated R for language throughout, and for some sexuality/nudity

"The Gambler" is a remake of the 1974 movie starring James Caan as an English professor with a gambling addiction. In the original, Caan's character falls into debt to the mob for $40,000 but seems to relish the thrill of gambling against the long shot. As a professor of literature at a New York University, he is in over his head, until his mother gives him some money which he quickly tries to increase in... Full synopsis »

MOVIE REVIEW

The Gambler would have been a better movie had the screenwriters sat down, looked at all the scenes they jerked off to while writing and simply removed them from their screenplay. The Mark Wahlberg starrer has plenty to like, but the story gets bogged down by overly written scenes that seem to exist just to get the filmmakers off. Full movie review »

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