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Bookies (2003)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Drama  -  20 January 2003 (USA)
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Centers on four college friends who become small-time bookies, only to find their world spinning dangerously out of control when their greed attracts the attention of organized crime.

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Toby
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Jude
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Casey
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Hunter
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Larry
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Vincent
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Martinez
Zuri Williams ...
Duane
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Abraham
Steve Hudson ...
Julius Garrett
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Professor Felix
Catherine Britton ...
Tammy
Art Karounos ...
Bouncer
Dominic Boeer ...
Buzz Cut (as Dominic Böer)
Marco Stankovic ...
Mark
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Centers on four college friends who become small-time bookies, only to find their world spinning dangerously out of control when their greed attracts the attention of organized crime.

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college | underworld | student | scam | money | See more »

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Risk is the biggest rush.


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Rated R for language and drug use | See all certifications »

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Apostadores  »

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CAD 8,500,000 (estimated)
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Toby: I wonder all the time, is there any significance to the people we meet in our lives? Does our life follow fate, or chance?
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Love Is the Key
Written by Martin Blunt, Jon Brookes, Tim Burgess (as Timothy Burgess),
Mark Collins, Tony Rogers (as Anthony Rogers)
Performed by The Charlatans (as The Charlatans U.K.)
Courtesy of Universal - MCA Music (U.K.) Ltd. under license from Universal Special Markets
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bookmaking dorm
4 June 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

watched this the other day on IFC, pretty interesting movie about college guys trying to make a buck. they set up a bare bones bookmaking system with an illicit way of picking up and dropping off money. as they make more money , they upgrade to computers and the like,, only problem is the mob soon finds out what the young men are up to,, then it starts to get very interesting. not a bad little movie, especially for an independent,, it's a study in bookmaking old school i guess you would say.. everything from writing bets down on a marker board to a massive computer system,, i particularly like the express drop off and pick up at the local library,, taking envelopes full of cash and stuffing them into books that have never ever been checked out,, very sneaky but brilliant also.


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