Overview

Jason Staebler lives on the Boardwalk and fronts for the local mob in Atlantic City. He is a dreamer, who asks his brother David, a radio personality from Philadelphia to help him build a paradise on a Pacific Island, yet another of his get-rich-quick schemes. But luck is against them both and the game ends badly - real life reduced to radio drama.

  1. Bob Rafelson

    Director, Writer

  2. Jacob Brackman

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jack Nicholson

    Jack Nicholson

    David Staebler

  2. Bruce Dern

    Bruce Dern

    Jason Staebler

  3. Ellen Burstyn

    Ellen Burstyn

    Sally

  4. Scatman Crothers

    Scatman Crothers

    Lewis

  5. John P. Ryan

    John P. Ryan

    Surtees

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Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 12, 1972
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    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 43m

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