R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Literature professor and gambler Jim Bennett's debt causes him to borrow money from his mother and a loan shark. Further complicating his situation, is his relationship with one of his students. Will Bennett risk his life for a second chance?
In this movie, Mark Wahlberg's character is Jim Bennett. While in Ted (2012) and Ted 2 (2015), his character is John Bennett.
If you take away nothing else from my class, desiring a thing cannot make you have it.
At around 30 mins) When Jim Bennett is waiting for Big Ernie to pick him up, the crew is reflected in the side of a large black SUV which drives through the frame from left to right.
During the opening titles, as the classic Paramount logo appears onscreen, we hear the sound of a roulette as the stars are aligning over the Paramount mountain.
$9,300,000 (USA) (26 December 2014)
$33,631,221 (USA) (8 February 2015)
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