MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 8,213 this week

Le joueur (1958)

 -  Drama  -  26 October 1958 (France)
6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 86 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Add a Plot

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Alpha House Premieres Today

All ten episodes of the second season of "Alpha House" are available now. Watch them now, only on Prime Instant Video.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 644 titles
created 03 Apr 2012
 
a list of 2825 titles
created 06 Mar 2013
 
a list of 15 titles
created 30 Aug 2013
 
a list of 1103 titles
created 8 months ago
 
list image
a list of 5292 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Le joueur" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Le joueur (1958)

Le joueur (1958) on IMDb 6.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Le joueur.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Fantasy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A young composer has vivid dreams of the past that reflect, yet conflict with his waking life.

Director: René Clair
Stars: Gérard Philipe, Martine Carol, Gina Lollobrigida
Riptide (1949)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Director: Yves Allégret
Stars: Madeleine Robinson, Gérard Philipe, Jean Servais
The Gambler (1997)
Biography | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

It's about a guy who gambles. That's pretty much it.

Director: Károly Makk
Stars: Michael Gambon, Jodhi May, Polly Walker
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Volunteers take over their local passenger train service (against bus company resistance) when the government announces its closure.

Director: Charles Crichton
Stars: Stanley Holloway, George Relph, Naunton Wayne
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Director: Franco Prosperi
Stars: Ray Lovelock, Martin Balsam, Elke Sommer
Biography | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

In December 1825, distinguished members of the Russian military, most of whom were quite affluent and of noble lineage, took it upon themselves to stir revolution against the autocratic and... See full summary »

Director: Vladimir Motyl
Stars: Irina Kupchenko, Aleksey Batalov, Natalya Bondarchuk
Rouge et noir (1954)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

It's no holds barred for Julian in pursuit of upward mobility. Although expected to channel career aspirations into the Church of the post- Napoleonic era, his intensely romantic liaisons ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Autant-Lara
Stars: Gérard Philipe, Danielle Darrieux, Antonella Lualdi
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Toward the end of his life F. Scott Fitzgerald is writing for Hollywood studios to be able to afford the cost of an asylum for his wife. He is also struggling against alcoholism. Into his life comes the famous gossip columnist.

Director: Henry King
Stars: Gregory Peck, Deborah Kerr, Eddie Albert
The Assassin (1961)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Alfredo Martelli is picked up by the police in his apartment without justification. In the precinct, he slowly discovers what is the investigation about as we find out details about his life.

Director: Elio Petri
Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Micheline Presle, Cristina Gaioni
Rapture (1965)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Agnes, a lonely teenage girl, and her father befriend an escaped convict, named Joseph, who arrives at their farm in Brittany, France. When Joseph develops an attraction to Agnes, her father threatens to break up the union.

Director: John Guillermin
Stars: Melvyn Douglas, Patricia Gozzi, Dean Stockwell
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Wolfgang Staudte
Stars: Axel von Ambesser, Ruth Lommel, Gretl Schörg
Romance | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

During World War I, the star-crossed affair of an underage French student with a woman engaged to a soldier.

Director: Claude Autant-Lara
Stars: Micheline Presle, Gérard Philipe, Denise Grey
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Françoise Rosay ...
La tante Antonia
Jean Danet ...
Jean-Max ...
Le directeur de la banque
Nadine Alari ...
Sacha Pitoëff ...
Afpley (as Sacha Pitoeff)
Suzanne Dantès ...
Paul Esser
Pierre Jourdan
Julien Carette ...
Bagdovitch (as Carette)
Bernard Blier ...
Georges Bever ...
Un majordome au bal
Corrado Guarducci ...
Un joueur italien (as Guarducci)
Mona Dol ...
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

based on novel | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

26 October 1958 (France)  »

Also Known As:

The Gambler  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

(Eastmancolor)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Tannhäuser
Written by Richard Wagner
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Roulette russe,last year in Baden-Baden
14 May 2007 | by See all my reviews

"Le joueur" inaugurates a bad period for Autant-Lara .He probably had in mind his big plan "Tu ne Tueras Point" -which remains impossible to find or see even in 2007- and all he did between 1958 and 1961 is almost worthless.

"Le joueur" has a splendid cast ,but I've rarely seen all these actors worse.Bernard Blier and Françoise Rosay overplay whereas Gerard Philipe and Liselote Pulver do not seem to care about their characters.

One can ,at a pinch,save the scene when grandma plays for high stakes and gambles away her fortune cause she does not want his nephew to inherit her pile .One of Rosay's lines is terribly prophetic :"you're so nervous,you'll die young!" Philipe would die two years later.

The last lines of the movie are a vindication of gambling by the Russian writer.


6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Le joueur (1958) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?