The Cooler

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(William H. Macy) works at a Las Vegas casino, where he uses his innate ability to bring about misfortune in those around him to jinx gamblers into losing. His imposing boss, Shelly Kaplow (Alec Baldwin), is happy with the arrangement. But Bernie finds unexpected happiness when he begins dating attractive waitress Natalie Belisario (Maria Bello).

  1. Wayne Kramer

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Frank Hannah


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  1. William H. Macy

    William H. Macy

    Bernie Lootz

  2. Alec Baldwin

    Alec Baldwin

    Shelly Kaplow

  3. Maria Bello

    Maria Bello

    Natalie Belisario

  4. Shawn Hatosy

    Shawn Hatosy


  5. Paul Sorvino

    Paul Sorvino

    Buddy Stafford

  6. Estella Warren

    Estella Warren


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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 41m

Budget $32,000,000.00

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Release Information

  • January 17, 2003
    R, Theatrical



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