The Gambler

(2014)
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Literature professor Jim Bennett leads a secret life as a high-stakes gambler. Always a risk-taker, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral. Staying one step ahead, he pits his creditor against the operator of an illicit gambling ring while garnering the attention of Frank, a paternalistic loan shark. As his relationship with a student deepens, Bennett must risk everything for a second chance.

  1. Rupert Wyatt

    Director

  2. William Monahan

    Screenplay

  3. James Toback

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Mark Wahlberg

    Mark Wahlberg

    Jim Bennett

  2. John Goodman

    John Goodman

    Frank

  3. Brie Larson

    Brie Larson

    Amy Phillips

  4. Michael Kenneth Williams

    Michael Kenneth Williams

    Neville Baraka

  5. Jessica Lange

    Jessica Lange

    Roberta

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  • December 25, 2014
    R
    Theatrical

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    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 51m

Budget $25,000,000.00

Revenue $39,171,130.00

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