A famous psychologist, Margaret Ford, decides to try to help one of her patients get out of a gambling debt. She visits the bar where Mike, to whom the debt is owed, runs poker games. He convinces her to help him in a game: her assignment is to look for "tells", or give-away body language. What seems easy to her becomes much more complex. Written by
John J. Magee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Human nature is a sucker bet.
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Did You Know?
The $6000 check Margaret Ford (Lindsay Crouse
) writes to settle the phony debt at the poker game early in the film is dated May 12, 1987. May 12 (1948) is Crouse's birthday. See more
When Margaret first shoots Mike, a hole appears in his upper right pant leg; however, he grabs the part of his leg just behind his knee (well below the hole). See more
You're not miffed at us, are ya?
Referenced in Shade
Fugue from the Toccata in C Minor
by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Warren Bernhardt
, piano See more