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Player 5150 (2008)

R | | Action, Drama | 6 June 2008 (USA)
A day trader (Embry) and his fiancée (Robertson) get caught up in high stakes gambling.

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Joey
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Ali
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Tony Moffit
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Dwayne
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Jerry
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Zoran
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Brian (as Scott Reeves)
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Dwight
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Mike
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Governor Elect Lanzelin
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Mrs. Lanzelin
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A day trader (Embry) and his fiancée (Robertson) get caught up in high stakes gambling.

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Rated R for language, some violence and drug use
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Atormentado pelo Jogo  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)
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A stupefyingly bad movie
22 August 2008 | by (Thailand) – See all my reviews

Avoid this movie at all costs, everything about it is bad, especially the ending which is almost comical.

Here's a hint to American film makers who want to make a movie about the world of the gambler. Gambling is legal in many countries, in fact betting (bookie) shops were legalized in the UK in 1961 ! This means that to many audiences the whole notion of the penniless gambler running away from a bookie who wants to break his legs is just an archaic stereotype.

The gambling world should be a fountain of stories for movie makers to film. Instead we normally get the dumb and dumbered down type of nonsense that Player 5150 represents.


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