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Gambling drama. Student Mike McDermott thought he had learned his lesson about losing at poker. But when his friend 'Worm' reappears, desperately in debt, the pair are sucked into a cycle of high stakes matches where they could lose more than just money.

Release date:

2 hours, 1 minute

Last on

Wed 10 Sep 2014 23:50


Role Contributor
Mike McDermottMatt Damon
WormEdward Norton
Joey KnishJohn Turturro
PetraFamke Janssen
JoGretchen Mol
Teddy KGBJohn Malkovich
Abe PetrovskyMartin Landau
Russian ThugPaul Cicero
KennyRay Iannicelli
SyMerwin Goldsmith
TonySonny Zito
ZagoshJosh Mostel
SavinoLenny Clarke
MauriceGoran Visnjic
DirectorJohn Dahl
WriterDavid Levien
WriterBrian Koppelman
ProducerTed Demme
ProducerJoel Stillerman
ComposerChristopher Young
Director of photographyJean Yves Escoffier