It is 1957. J.C. Cullen is a young man from a small town, with a talent for winning at craps, who leaves for the big city to work as a professional gambler. While there, he breaks the bank at a private craps game at the Gem Club, owned by George Cole, and falls in love with two women, one of them Cole's wife. Infuriated, Cole wagers everything on the craps table, including the Gem Club itself, and he and Cullen have it out. Written by
Brian C. Madsen <email@example.com>
Lady luck is always on his side. Tonight, she's on fire.
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Did You Know?
Third collaboration between Matt Dillon and Diane Lane since working on The Outsiders (1983) and Rumble Fish (1983). See more
J.C. buys into the craps game with $500 ("5 C's to the pass"), but the closeup shot shows 4 $100 bills on the table. See more
Cullen, you're gonna pay for this!
Referenced in Ha-Kluv
GOODNIGHT MY LOVE (PLEASANT DREAMS)
Written by George Motola and John Marascalco
Performed by Jesse Belvin
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