The players in an ongoing poker game are being mysteriously killed off, one by one.

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After a card shark is caught cheating, he is taken out and lynched by the drunkards he was playing against. Soon afterwards, the men who were in the lynch mob start being murdered, one after another; all by hanging, strangling, or smothering. Who will be killed next and who is responsible? Is it one of the original party seeking to cover their accursed deed, or perhaps the mysterious Rev. Jonathan Rudd, who has recently arrived in town? Written by Alfred Jingle

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From the producer of The Sons of Katie Elder, Gunfight at the O.K. Corral and Last Train from Gunhill. See more »

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Five Card Stud  »

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Robert Mitchum narrowly escaped being crushed by a falling camera during filming. See more »

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Al Dana refers to himself as a "simple town marshal" but the sign outside his office says he is a U.S. Marshal. See more »

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Van Morgan: Wanna do me a favor Mama?
Mama Malone: Depends.
Van Morgan: If I'm not back by dark, will you flip that last chair up?
Mama Malone: What if you do get back?
Van Morgan: Well, I'll just sit down and play me some cards - for money.
Mama Malone: About time. A man don't work, he ain't respectable.
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5 Card Stud
Sung by Dean Martin
Lyrics by Ned Washington
Music by Maurice Jarre
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Not a bad movie
25 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Not a bad movie. Robert Mitchum and Dean Martin pull this one off pretty good. There are a few flaws in the plot but it all works out in the end. It's a good popcorn movie to watch when you have nothing to do. Besides the mild violence, I think your kids could watch this one with you as a family movie.

Roddy McDowall plays the whinny little weasel perfect. You hate him from the start to the ending, and can't wait for him to get his. And this is what a great actor can make you feel. And Inger Stevens plays the temptress so well. How could anyone not fall for a beautiful woman like her? She could make a good man go bad, and a bad man blush.

So break out the popcorn, sit backs and don't expect too much, and you might have a smile on your face after the movie.


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