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1. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.9
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81 Metascore

After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.

Writers: David O. Russell, Matthew Quick | Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver

2. Public Enemies (2009)

R | 140 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
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70 Metascore

The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s.

Writers: Ronan Bennett, Michael Mann, Ann Biderman, Bryan Burrough | Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Christian Bale, Johnny Depp, James Russo, David Wenham

3. Mean Machine (2001)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

6.5
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45 Metascore

A soccer star jailed for assault leads a group of inmates in a match against prison guards.

Writers: Tracy Keenan Wynn, Charlie Fletcher, Chris Baker, Andrew Day | Director: Barry Skolnick | Stars: Vinnie Jones, David Kelly, David Hemmings, Ralph Brown

4. The Natural (1984)

PG | 138 min | Drama, Sport

7.6
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An unknown comes out of seemingly nowhere to become a legendary player with almost divine talent.

Writers: Bernard Malamud, Roger Towne, Phil Dusenberry | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Robert Redford, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close, Kim Basinger

5. The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans (2009)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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69 Metascore

Terence McDonagh is a drug- and gambling-addled detective in post-Katrina New Orleans investigating the killing of five Senegalese immigrants.

Writers: William M. Finkelstein, Victor Argo, Paul Calderon, Abel Ferrara, Zoë Lund | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Russell M. Haeuser, Val Kilmer

6. See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)

R | 103 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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Dave is deaf, and Wally is blind. They witness a murder, but it was Dave who was looking at her, and Wally who was listening.

Writers: Earl Barret, Arne Sultan, Marvin Worth, Eliot Wald, Andrew Kurtzman, Gene Wilder | Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Joan Severance, Kevin Spacey

7. Snake Eyes (1998)

R | 98 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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52 Metascore

A shady police detective finds himself in the middle of a murder conspiracy at an important boxing match in an Atlantic City casino.

Writers: Brian De Palma, David Koepp | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Gary Sinise, John Heard, Carla Gugino

8. The Asphalt Jungle (1950)

Passed | 112 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Drama

7.9
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A major heist goes off as planned, until bad luck and double crosses cause everything to unravel.

Writers: Ben Maddow, John Huston, W.R. Burnett | Director: John Huston | Stars: Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, James Whitmore

9. The Blue Gardenia (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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A telephone operator ends up drunk and at the mercy of a cad in his apartment. The next morning she wakes up with a hangover and the terrible fear she may be a murderess.

Writers: Charles Hoffman, Vera Caspary | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Anne Baxter, Richard Conte, Ann Sothern, Raymond Burr

10. Buffalo '66 (1998)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.5
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68 Metascore

Billy is released after five years in prison. In the next moment, he kidnaps teenage student Layla and visits his parents with her, pretending she is his girlfriend and they will soon marry... See full summary »

Writers: Vincent Gallo, Alison Bagnall | Director: Vincent Gallo | Stars: Vincent Gallo, Christina Ricci, Ben Gazzara, Mickey Rourke

11. Dirty Work (1998)

PG-13 | 82 min | Comedy

6.4
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A loser finds success in the revenge-for-hire business.

Writers: Frank Sebastiano, Norm MacDonald, Fred Wolf | Director: Bob Saget | Stars: Norm MacDonald, Artie Lange, Jack Warden, Traylor Howard

12. Nil by Mouth (1997)

R | 128 min | Drama

7.4
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The family of Raymond, his wife Val and her brother Billy live in working-class London district. Also in their family is Val and Billy's mother Janet and grandmother Kath. Billy is a drug ... See full summary »

Writer: Gary Oldman | Director: Gary Oldman | Stars: Ray Winstone, Kathy Burke, Charlie Creed-Miles, Laila Morse

13. Two Seconds (1932)

67 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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A condemned murderer, in the process of being executed, relives the events that led to his being sentenced to die in the electric chair.

Writers: Elliott Lester, Harvey F. Thew | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Vivienne Osborne, Guy Kibbee, Preston Foster

14. Evelyn (2002)

PG | 94 min | Drama

7.0
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55 Metascore

1953. Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children,... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Pender | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Julianna Margulies, Aidan Quinn, Sophie Vavasseur

15. Volunteers (1985)

R | 107 min | Comedy

5.3
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Lawrence is a rich kid with a bad accent and a large debt. After his father refuses to help him out, Lawrence escapes his angry debtors by jumping on a Peace Corp flight to Southeast Asia, ... See full summary »

Writers: Keith Critchlow, Ken Levine, David Isaacs | Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: Tom Hanks, John Candy, Rita Wilson, Tim Thomerson

16. Even Money (I) (2006)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama

5.9
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34 Metascore

Gambling addiction bring the stories of three otherwise unconnected people together as it destroys each of their lives.

Writer: Robert Tannen | Director: Mark Rydell | Stars: Kim Basinger, Forest Whitaker, Nick Cannon, Kelsey Grammer

17. Kaminey: The Scoundrels (2009)

130 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.5
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The desperate lives of two estranged twin brothers converge over missing drugs, politics, racial prejudice, corrupt cops and an unplanned pregnancy.

Writers: Cajetan Boy, Supratik Sen, Abhishek Chaubey, Sabrina Dhawan, Vishal Bhardwaj | Director: Vishal Bhardwaj | Stars: Shahid Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Deb Mukherjee, Shivkumar Subramaniam

18. Fast and Furious (1939)

Passed | 73 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.3
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Rare book dealers Joel and Garda take a summertime jaunt to the seashore where he becomes involved in a beauty pageant as investor and judge much to her chagrin.

Writer: Harry Kurnitz | Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: Franchot Tone, Ann Sothern, Ruth Hussey, Lee Bowman

19. Hurricane Season (2009)

PG-13 | Drama, Sport

6.7
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A year after Hurricane Katrina, Al Collins, a high school basketball coach in Marrero, Louisiana, assembles a team of players who had previously attended five different schools before the ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Eisele | Director: Tim Story | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Isaiah Washington, Shad Moss, Taraji P. Henson

20. Money for Nothing (1993)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.7
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When unemployed dockworker Joey Coyle finds $1.2 million that fell off of an armored car, he decides to do the logical thing: take the money and run. After all, he says, finders keepers. He... See full summary »

Writers: Mark Bowden, Ramón Menéndez, Tom Musca, Carol Sobieski | Director: Ramón Menéndez | Stars: John Cusack, Debi Mazar, Michael Madsen, Benicio Del Toro

21. Phoenix (1998)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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A cop (Liotta) with a gambling addiction plots a theft from the bookies who are putting pressure on him to pay off or else.

Writer: Eddie Richey | Director: Danny Cannon | Stars: Ray Liotta, Anthony LaPaglia, Daniel Baldwin, Jeremy Piven

22. The Hard Word (2002)

R | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.0
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51 Metascore

Three fraternal bank robbers languishing in jail, discover a profitable (if not dodgy) way to spend their time. Crime can most certainly pay, if you "know wot I mean?" However when sex and ... See full summary »

Writer: Scott Roberts | Director: Scott Roberts | Stars: Guy Pearce, Rachel Griffiths, Joel Edgerton, Damien Richardson

23. Hugo Pool (1997)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

5.1
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Hugo Pool is a quirky tale of a Los Angeles pool cleaner who falls in love with a young man dying of Lou Gerhig's Disease.

Writers: Robert Downey Sr., Laura Ernst | Director: Robert Downey Sr. | Stars: Alyssa Milano, Mark Boone Junior, Malcolm McDowell, Sean Penn

24. Calendar Girl (1993)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Comedy

4.9
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Three young men go on an end of the summer trip to Hollywood, CA. Their quest: to fulfill the fantasy of meeting Marilyn Monroe.

Writer: Paul W. Shapiro | Director: John Whitesell | Stars: Jason Priestley, Gabriel Olds, Jerry O'Connell, Joe Pantoliano

25. Dinner Rush (2000)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.3
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79 Metascore

Is it just another evening at the hugely popular Italian restaurant of proprietor and bookmaker Louis Cropa in New York? Anything but as tonight's guests include; a local police detective ... See full summary »

Writers: Rick Shaughnessy, Brian S. Kalata | Director: Bob Giraldi | Stars: Danny Aiello, Edoardo Ballerini, John Rothman, Frank Bongiorno

26. Bells Are Ringing (1960)

126 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.1
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Ella Peterson is a Brooklyn telephone answering service operator who tries to improve the lives of her clients by passing along bits of information she hears from other clients. She falls ... See full summary »

Writers: Betty Comden, Adolph Green | Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Judy Holliday, Dean Martin, Fred Clark, Eddie Foy Jr.

27. Race (I) (2008)

149 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Destiny makes two brothers- Ranvir and Rajiv - enemies of each other. Everything is fair in love and war.

Writers: Shiraz Ahmed, Jitendra Parmar, Anurag Prapanna | Directors: Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla, Mastan Alibhai Burmawalla | Stars: Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna, Bipasha Basu, Katrina Kaif

28. Speedway (1968)

G | 94 min | Comedy, Musical

5.5
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Poor bookkeeping saddles stock car driver Steve Grayson with a huge bill for back taxes which hampers his ability to continue racing competitively.

Writer: Phil Shuken | Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Elvis Presley, Nancy Sinatra, Bill Bixby, Gale Gordon

29. Kid Galahad (1962)

Approved | 95 min | Drama, Musical, Sport

6.0
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When he completes his military service Walter Gulick returns to his birthplace, Cream Valley, New York. He was orphaned as an infant and grew up elsewhere but always wanted to return to ... See full summary »

Writers: William Fay, Francis Wallace | Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Elvis Presley, Gig Young, Lola Albright, Joan Blackman

30. Bookies (2003)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.0
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Centers on four college friends who become small-time bookies, only to find their world spinning dangerously out of control when their greed attracts the attention of organized crime.

Writer: Michael Bacall | Director: Mark Illsley | Stars: Nick Stahl, Johnny Galecki, Lukas Haas, Rachael Leigh Cook

31. Dark City (1950)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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Gamblers who "took" an out-of-town sucker in a crooked poker game feel shadowy vengeance closing in on them.

Writers: John Meredyth Lucas, Lawrence B. Marcus, Ketti Frings | Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Charlton Heston, Lizabeth Scott, Viveca Lindfors, Dean Jagger

32. Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)

Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

7.3
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Nick and Nora are at their wise-cracking best as they investigate murder and racketeering at a local race-track.

Writers: Dashiell Hammett, Harry Kurnitz, Irving Brecher | Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Barry Nelson, Donna Reed

33. Odds Against Tomorrow (1959)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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Dave Burke is looking to hire two men to assist him in a bank raid: Earle Slater, a white ex-convict, and Johnny Ingram, a black gambler. Both are reluctant; but Burke arranges for Ingram's... See full summary »

Writers: William P. McGivern, Abraham Polonsky, Nelson Gidding, John O. Killens | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Robert Ryan, Gloria Grahame, Shelley Winters

34. The Van (1977)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Music

4.5
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Bobby blows all his college savings on a van and tries to get the girl of his dreams. It's a wild time with Bobby and his friends.

Writers: Robert J. Rosenthal, Celia Susan Cotelo | Director: Sam Grossman | Stars: Stuart Goetz, Deborah White, Danny DeVito, Harry Morgan Moses

35. Cry Danger (1951)

Passed | 79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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Ex-con Rocky Mulloy seeks the real culprit in the crime he was framed for, in a night world of deceptive dames and double crosses.

Writers: William Bowers, Jerome Cady | Director: Robert Parrish | Stars: Dick Powell, Rhonda Fleming, Richard Erdman, William Conrad

36. Saratoga (1937)

Passed | 92 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance

6.6
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After winning a stud farm in lieu of gambling debts, bookie Duke Bradley turns an eye to the daughter of the now deceased gambler and her millionaire fiancée.

Writers: Anita Loos, Robert E. Hopkins | Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Lionel Barrymore, Frank Morgan

37. Hollywood or Bust (1956)

95 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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A singer who can't pay his bookie joins a nerdy, star-struck movie fan and his Great Dane in a cross-country convertible ride to Hollywood.

Writer: Erna Lazarus | Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Pat Crowley, Max 'Slapsie Maxie' Rosenbloom

38. Big Shot: Confessions of a Campus Bookie (2002 TV Movie)

R | 88 min | Drama

6.1
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Moyher's good boy Benny Silman from Brooklyn becomes an economics student at Arizona State University for the sun and sexy girls- and the proximity of gambling paradise Las Vegas. Benny ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Ritchie, Jason Keller | Director: Ernest R. Dickerson | Stars: David Krumholtz, Tory Kittles, Carmine Giovinazzo, Jennifer Morrison

39. Little Miss Marker (1980)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Sorrowful Jones is a cheap bookie in 1930's. When a gambler leaves his daughter as a marker for a bet, he gets stuck with her. His life will change a great deal with her arrival and his ... See full summary »

Writers: Damon Runyon, Walter Bernstein | Director: Walter Bernstein | Stars: Walter Matthau, Julie Andrews, Tony Curtis, Bob Newhart

40. Scene of the Crime (1949)

Passed | 94 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Drama

6.6
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Homicide detective Mike Conovan investigates the shooting of fellow detective Monigan...who apparrently was moonlighting as guard for a bookie. He finds that all the bookies in town are ... See full summary »

Writers: John Bartlow Martin, Charles Schnee | Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Van Johnson, Arlene Dahl, Gloria DeHaven, Tom Drake

41. How to Go Out on a Date in Queens (2006)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

4.5
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A self-proclaimed dating expert tries to get his best friend, who lost his wife two years earlier, back into the dating scene, with disastrous results.

Writer: Richard Vetere | Director: Michelle Danner | Stars: Jason Alexander, Ruth Barrie, Carlos M. Castillón, Cliff Bemis

42. Family Prayers (1993)

PG | 108 min | Drama

6.2
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Writer: Steven Ginsberg | Director: Scott M. Rosenfelt | Stars: Joe Mantegna, Anne Archer, Tzvi Ratner-Stauber, Julianne Michelle

43. The Deep Blue Sea (1955)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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A woman unhappy in her passionless marriage leaves her husband for a younger and more ardent lover.

Writer: Terence Rattigan | Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Vivien Leigh, Kenneth More, Eric Portman, Emlyn Williams

44. Cool Breeze (1972)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama

5.1
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Thalmus is the leader for a group of criminals who gather in L.A. to rob a bank. Their goal is to found a new bank.

Writers: W.R. Burnett, Barry Pollack | Director: Barry Pollack | Stars: Thalmus Rasulala, Judy Pace, Julian Christopher, Lincoln Kilpatrick

45. On Our Merry Way (1948)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Music

6.0
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Oliver Pease gets a dose of courage from his wife Martha and tricks the editor of the paper (where he writes lost pet notices) into assigning him the day's roving question. Martha suggests,... See full summary »

Writers: Laurence Stallings, Lou Breslow, Arch Oboler, John O'Hara | Directors: Leslie Fenton, King Vidor, John Huston, George Stevens | Stars: Paulette Goddard, James Stewart, Henry Fonda, Dorothy Lamour

46. Little Miss Marker (1934)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Family, Drama

7.0
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Little Martha Jane, aka Little Miss Marker (Temple) is left with the bookmaker Sorrowful Jones by her dad as part of a bet on a horserace. Sorrowful (Menjou) and his group of fellow bookies... See full summary »

Writers: Damon Runyon, William R. Lipman, Sam Hellman, Gladys Lehman | Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Dorothy Dell, Charles Bickford, Shirley Temple

47. Vig (1998 TV Movie)

R | 90 min | Drama

5.9
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Vinnie's a bookie, happily married, running his operation for 30 years out of his bar in Brooklyn. Times change, the boys up the chain want a bigger profit, so Vinnie's expendable He's ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Hapenny | Director: Graham Theakston | Stars: Peter Falk, Lauren Holly, Timothy Hutton, Freddie Prinze Jr.

48. The Outfit (1973)

PG | 103 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

7.0
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When the small criminal Macklin is released from prison, he learns that his brother was shot by two mob killers. He didn't know that the bank he robbed was owned by the syndicate. When he's... See full summary »

Writers: Donald E. Westlake, John Flynn | Director: John Flynn | Stars: Robert Duvall, Karen Black, Joe Don Baker, Robert Ryan

49. Railroaded! (1947)

Approved | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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A beautician and her crooked boyfriend attempt to rob the bookie operation located in the back room, but when the plan goes wrong, they frame an innocent man.

Writers: Gertrude Walker, John C. Higgins | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: John Ireland, Sheila Ryan, Hugh Beaumont, Jane Randolph

50. Who's Got the Action? (1962)

93 min | Comedy

5.7
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A hunch horse-player's marriage is threatened by his betting ways; in desperation, his wife becomes his bookie.

Writers: Alexander Rose, Jack Rose | Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Dean Martin, Lana Turner, Eddie Albert, Walter Matthau