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.
15 March 1999 | Arclight-5
7 | A tightly focused vehicle for Damon's charm and swagger.
This film is incredibly focused. There is not one throw-away line or one extra frame in the entire movie. From the ...
Neve Campbell turned down the role of Jo.
just walking in here makes me queasy, the brick walls, the fucking mopes at the table, the musty smell, I feel like Buckner walking back into Shea, but what choice do I have?
When Worm approaches Mike at the Taj Mahal poker room and sits down the dealer is "washing" the deck. (Placing all the cards face down and mixing them up before shuffling.) As the camera goes from behind Worm to behind the dealer, the cards go from "washing" to shuffling as the camera angles change.
English, Hebrew, Russian
$8,459,126 (USA) (11 September 1998)
$22,905,674 (USA) (6 November 1998)
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