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Runner Runner (2013)

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When a poor college student who cracks an online poker game goes bust, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur.

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Princeton grad student Richie, believing he's been swindled, travels to Costa Rica to confront online gambling tycoon Ivan Block. Richie is seduced by Block's promise of immense wealth, until he learns the disturbing truth about his benefactor. When the FBI tries to coerce Richie to help bring down Block, Richie faces his biggest gamble ever: attempting to outmaneuver the two forces closing in on him. Written by 20th Century Fox Distribution

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Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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4 October 2013 (USA)  »

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Apuesta máxima  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

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$7,706,712 (USA) (4 October 2013)

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$19,316,646 (USA) (6 December 2013)
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The Shorts Skyvan aircraft taking off near the end of the movie, is the very same that was used for the movie "Welcome to the Jungle", with tail number N106SW and it was property of MN Airlines until late 2014. See more »

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When Richie Furst, is playing online poker to make his tuition there are several shots showing that he is actually playing on a Play Money Table - meaning no real money is being wagered. See more »

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Richie Furst: Everyone gambles. They may call it something else, like the stock market, or real estate. But make no mistake, if you're risking something, you're gambling. And if you're gambling, then I'm the guy you want to see.
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.6 (2013) See more »

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La Reja (Nicodemus Remix)
Written by Martín Adrian Perna and Adrian Quesada
Performed by Ocote Soul Sounds
Courtesy of ESL Music
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A One-Hour Justin Timberlake Music Video & 30 minutes of Ben Affleck Blinking Repeatedly
4 October 2013 | by See all my reviews

Mindless entertainment, check.

Justin Timberlake being Justin Timberlake, check.

Ben Affleck being his same character from Boiler Room but with more blinking while delivering frat-boy douche lines, double check.

Hot girl standing around being hot, Check.

FBI agent way to young and random to be a believable yet cliché FBI agent, check.

Justin Timberlake not nearly getting his ass kicked enough in this film, inexcusable but CHECK.

5/10 yall


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