R | | Crime, Drama
A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.
25 May 2013 | secondtake
6 | Well made but eventually a bit thin for anyone not a poker fan
Rounders (1998) A charming idea, almost romanticized: if you are young, clever, good looking, and savvy at playing poker...
Where's your friend?
Mike McDermott: His gone
Grama: So you brought my money?
Mike McDermott: I'm a little short
Grama: How short?
Mike McDermott: The whole way
Grama: There must be some kind of story
Mike McDermott: As you can see I can't pay you
Grama: I can see you're banged up pretty good, you never should've vouched for that scumbag
Mike McDermott: ...
As Mike talks to the professor in the bar about Mike missing the meeting, the professor's cigarette swaps hands repeatedly between shots.
English, Hebrew, Russian
$8,459,126 (USA) (11 September 1998)
$22,905,674 (USA) (6 November 1998)
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