A psychologically troubled novelty supplier is nudged towards a romance with an English woman, all the while being extorted by a phone-sex line run by a crooked mattress salesman, and purchasing stunning amounts of pudding.
Paul Thomas Anderson
Philip Seymour Hoffman
John has lost all his money. He sits outside a diner in the desert when Sydney happens along, buys him coffee, then takes him to Reno and shows him how to get a free room without losing much money. Under Sydney's fatherly tutelage, John becomes a successful small-time professional gambler, and all is well, until he falls for Clementine, a cocktail waitress and sometimes hooker. Written by
Jon Reeves <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Jimmy (Samuel L Jackson) and Sydney (Philip Baker Hall) previously co-starred in Kiss of Death (1995). They didn't have any screen time together, however. Jackson was a cop and Baker Hall merely had a cameo in a scene with Nicolas Cage, playing his father. Actually Baker Hall also appeared in a further scene, Jackson was nowhere to be seen. They were on opposite sides of the law. See more »
At 30. The crap table that Sydney walks by players cheering but the cover (lid) and count slip on top. If it were a real game there would be no cover See more »