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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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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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DIDN'T I
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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Could not care less about Dante's Inferno. This was boring.
13 July 2010 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

I've seen a lot of interpretations on Dante's Inferno: the guy enters hell. From here to saying any movie about someone's falling is an interpretation is a stretch. And I know the writer and the director thought they were being smart doing a modern adaptation from a story no one really cares about and basically replacing everything, but I was the one watching, and I didn't find it smart, interesting or even good.

Steve Buscemi is one of my favorite actors, and he did play the part well, but the plot was simply a boring, useless, close to horizontal, descent into a hell that few people could have related to. The funny parts were not funny, the smart parts were obtuse, the action parts not existent. Oh, wait a minute... it was MY descent into hell, when I realize I've just wasted an hour and a half of my life for no good reason. I see now... really smart.

Bottom line: Sorry, Mr. Buscemi, sorry sexy Sarah Silverman, the film just sucked for me.


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