The Gambler Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 7469

Average Rating: 2.5/4

# of Ratings: 28

Theatrical Release Date: 12/25/2014

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 04/28/2015

Language: English

Genre: Crime, Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Rupert Wyatt

Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Brie Larson, Jessica Lange, John Goodman, Michael K. Williams, Sonya Walger

Plot: An English professor leads a double life as a high-stakes gambler. In the the biggest bet of his life, he borrows from a notorious gangster - using his own life as collateral. Trying to stay ahead of the game, he plays a dangerous hand - pitting creditor against the operator of the local gambling ring. But the stakes aren't just high for him - he must also balance a dysfunctional relationship with his mother while starting a budding relationship with one of his students, -- Chris Kavan

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Surely real gambling isn't as boring as this movie

ikkegoemikke - wrote on 05/07/2015

"I was playing for Mister Lee, and for that gentleman over there. I'm not actually a gambler."

I don't think it'll be a total surprise if I'd say that "The Gambler" is about a gambling addiction. Enough movies were made that shed a light on this issue and eventually you expect while watching such a movie, that feeling will come over you that resembles that of the addict while he's trying to make a profit at the gambling table. That intense feeling in your abdomen when you are about to win a substantial amount of money, the tension, the relief and the gnawing anger when things aren't going as they should. And I didn't have that feeling at all while watching "The Gambler". In the end I looked at it in the same way as Jim Bennett (Mark Wahlberg) : indifferent, without euphoria or …

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