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Saint John of Las Vegas (2009)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  10 June 2009 (USA)
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An ex-gambler is lured back into the game by a veteran insurance-fraud investigator.

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An ex-gambler is lured back into the game by a veteran insurance-fraud investigator.

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Getting lucky is a roll of the dice.

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language and some nudity | See all certifications »
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10 June 2009 (USA)  »

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São João de Las Vegas  »

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$3,800,000 (estimated)

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$21,666 (USA) (29 January 2010)

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$100,669 (USA) (26 February 2010)
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At approximately 30:10 when John (Buscemi)is speaking to the gas station cashier, the envelope with the $1000 in it disappears and reappears. See more »

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Written by William Daron Pulliam and John Tanner
Performed by Darondo
Courtesy of Luv N' Haight / Ubiquity Records
By Arrangement with Sugaroo
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eccentric characters in eccentric movie
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enjoyed this short movie - (just under 85 minutes) - because the actors are in full character start to finish. and the strip club scene is a great laugh with the wheelchair bound stripper and buscemi playing her on!

once you meet the characters they are consistent and do not vary. malco is so good in his wacky and slightly mean insurance investigator role you have to like him. and buscemi is perfect as the 'forever looser' you just feel sorry for him. and casting dinklage as the insurance company owner was just genius! and silverman is always easy to like.

the story is easy to follow until the junk yard scene near the end with the gun shots! at that point with buscemi escaping and calling the cops (watch it) i became confused as to exactly what just took place in the plot line. that is the only reason i am rating it 2 stars short of a 10.

if you enjoy indie films pick this one up!


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