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Wild Card (2015)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  14 January 2015 (Belgium)
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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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This is Jason Statham's third collaboration with director Simon West. They previously worked together on "The Mechanic" (2011) and "The Expendables 2" (2012). See more »

Goofs

When Nick starts playing, Roxy tells him that her shift is off in 10 minutes at midnight. New dealer comes in and Nick keeps on winning. When he goes back to bet all the winnings for the last time, Roxy is again dealing at the table. She should not be dealing as her shift was over. See more »

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Nick Wild: If they kill me?
Holly: I'll be miserable for days.
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Version of Heat (1986) See more »

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Piano Concerto No. 1
By Mozart
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Different, not inferior.
23 February 2015 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

Most people I've asked have a love - hate relationship with this movie.

"It is a good movie but it is not a JS level type of movie". So when I've decided to finally see it, my expectations were rather low.

Yet, this proved to be an amazing movie, maybe one of his best. Yes, it doesn't have the humor of Crank and he fights far less in this one, compared to his others. But it is a comedy with dark undertones and a moral in the story.

It is … different. I can't say that it will leave you thinking for days … or hours … or even minutes … but it is not mindless action as some of his previous movies were.

So yes, it is a fast paced action movie that is worth watching.


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