R | | Crime, Drama
Professional gambler Sydney teaches John the tricks of the trade. John does well until he falls for cocktail waitress Clementine.
When funds ran out, Paul Thomas Anderson used money that New Line Cinema had advanced him for Boogie Nights (1997) and donations from his cast to raise the necessary two hundred fifty thousand dollars to finish the film. Rysher signed off on Anderson's Director's cut, on the proviso that ... ...
I have a friend in Los Angeles. Someone... maybe someone who can help. I can make a call for you, tell him you're a friend, so on and so forth, and we can work this thing out here. I think if you need help paying for your mother's funeral, we can ...
In the scene where Sydney goes to Jimmy's house, daylight is visible in one shot (although it was night outside from the shot before) and then it is night time again.
$69,486 (USA) (2 March 1997)