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Wild Card (2015)

When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play...and it's all or nothing.

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Nick Wild (Jason Statham) is a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal professional skills and a personal gambling problem. When a friend is beaten by a sadistic thug, Nick strikes back, only to find out the thug is the son of a powerful mob boss. Suddenly Nick is plunged into the criminal underworld, chased by enforcers and wanted by the mob. Having raised the stakes, Nick has one last play to change his fortunes...and this time, it's all or nothing. Written by Lionsgate

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Never bet against a man with a killer hand


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Rated R for strong violence, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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14 January 2015 (Belgium)  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)
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Nick drives a 1969 Ford Torino GT See more »

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When Holly is dumped outside the hospital, it is in actuality West Jeff Medical Center in Marrero, LA, just outside New Orleans. That's a long way from Las Vegas, NV where the film is set. See more »

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Cyrus Kinnick: Being smart is the only defense I've ever had, but it's not enough anymore.
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Featured in The Script of 'Wild Card' (2015) See more »

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Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life
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Music by Victor Herbert
Lyrics by Rida Johnson Young
Performed by Michael Angarano
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It could be better
12 February 2015 | by (Portugal) – See all my reviews

For a movie that has Jason Staham and Sofia Vergara(even though she just appeared at the begging) it could be a lot better. The story is in Las Vegas, which is a great city for movies, and for this one in particular it's suits it. The story is about a guy named Nick Wild(Jason Staham) that is a hired man to protect you whenever you want, his goal is to reach 500000$ so that he can go on vacation's in Corsega for 5 years.But something is going to speed up his ''dream''. He is not normal bodyguard has he does not use guns, his only weapons are his fists, and objects that he finds. As I said the movie could be a lot better, that because, even though the part where he doesn't use guns is quite interesting, the storyline isn't I rate this movie a 5 out of 10, i recommend you to see it if there is not anything more appealing in the cinema(My case). It is not bad but it is not good, so, that's the reason why i rate this movie a 5.


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