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Four Dogs Playing Poker (2000)

 -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  6 June 2000 (USA)
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Four friends steal a valuable statuette for a dangerous black market art dealer, lose it and are forced to play a deadly bluffing game to save their lives.

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Audrey
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Julian
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Maria
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Oscar
Ruben Moreno ...
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Kevin
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Holly
Steve Jones ...
Tom (as Stephen Phillip Jones)
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Carlo
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Dick (as John Nigel Taylor)
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Felix
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Waitress (as Octavia L. Spencer)
Ray Berrios ...
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A group of best friends and amateur thieves steal a valuable statuette for a ruthless black market art dealer. After the thieves botch the delivery of the objet d'art, the art dealer forces them to 'find' $1 million by the end of the week or face certain death. The desperate friends concoct a plan whereby each of them takes out a $1 million life insurance policy on themselves. Consequently, if one of the friends die, the others will collect on the policy and pay off the dangerous art dealer. The thieves then enter into a lethal lottery to choose who will be the victim and who will be the killer. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for language, drug use and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Early in the movie when Audrey is punching in the code for the art room, she is told the last two digits were 2 and 7. She clearly doesn't type those numbers, it looks like she enters 9 and 8. See more »

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Concerto in G Major For Two Mandolins & Strings
Written by Antonio Vivaldi
Performed by Eliot Fisk, Guitar
Orchestra of St. Luke
Albert Fuller, Harpsichord
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Not like Shallow Grave or Usual Suspects at all!
29 September 2001 | by (Apeldoorn, Holland) – See all my reviews

I gave this one a shot, lured by the text on the cover that this flick would be like mix of the two very good above mentioned films. Not at all in my opinion. I think the plot is very cheaply worked out. The '4 dogs' could have found their way out of the situation more easily than making up this stupid idea about life insurances. I found the acting very poorly too, except maybe for Tim Curry.

All in all not worth the time or money.


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