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Kenny Rogers as The Gambler (1980)

04/08/1980 (US) WesternTV Movie 1h 34m

You Got To Know When To Hold 'Em, Know When To Fold Em...

Overview

Kenny Rogers stars as Brady Hawkes, as the titular gambler, embarks on a journey to meet a son he never knew after the latter sends him a letter. Along the way, Brady meets Billy Montana (Bruce Boxleitner) and the two become friends. Billy (while trying to help Brady in his quest) fancies himself as a professional poker player on his own. Although Billy makes mistakes along the way (some of these include: trying to find a way to cheat or do some smooth talking), Brady makes sure that he stays on good behavior during a train ride to Yuma, CA. The duo help prostitute Jennie Reed (Lee Purcell) who has trouble with a train baron. At the end, Brady's son's stepfather (Clu Gulager) is confronted.

  1. Jim Byrnes

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Dick Lowry

    Director

  3. Cort Casady

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Kenny Rogers

    Kenny Rogers

    The Gambler

  2. Christine Belford

    Christine Belford

    Eliza

  3. Bruce Boxleitner

    Bruce Boxleitner

    Billy Montana

  4. Harold Gould

    Harold Gould

    Arthur Stobridge

  5. Clu Gulager

    Clu Gulager

    Rufe Bennett

  6. Lance LeGault

    Lance LeGault

    Doc Palmer

  7. Lee Purcell

    Lee Purcell

    Jennie Reed

  8. Ronnie Scribner

    Jeremiah

  9. Noble Willingham

    Noble Willingham

    Conductor

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Full Cast & Crew

Kenny Rogers as The Gambler
Kenny Rogers as The Gambler

Status Released

Original Language English

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