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The Poker Club (2008)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller  |  16 October 2008 (USA)
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Four friends discover and accidentally kill a burglar -- who may not be alone -- in the kitchen during their weekly poker night.

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Four friends discover and accidentally kill a burglar -- who may not be alone -- in the kitchen during their weekly poker night.

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The hand you're dealt could be murder.

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Rated R for violence, language, some nudity and drug content | See all certifications »

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Following a chase, after the second thug is hit by a car, his watch cap can be seen on top of that car above driver's side but in very next scene the cap is missing. See more »

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Very Good
20 April 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I gave this one a 6/10 because of the twists involved. It was a very enjoyable movie, moved along very well, the actors were very good.

With all of the trash out on the market now days, its nice to see a good drama that catches your attention and keeps it.

I am not much for drama, but this is one I would recommend. I feel it will be one of the best missed movies of 2009.

Johnathon Schaech is riveting in this role.

I know that most of the critics will give this one a low score just because there are no big names in it, but don't let that miss-lead you... This is a good movie to watch, not a waste of time or money.


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