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Molly's Game (2017)

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The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target.

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 3 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »
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Molly Bloom, a beautiful young Olympic-class skier, ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans, and finally, unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob. Her only ally was her criminal defense lawyer Charlie Jaffey, who learned that there was much more to Molly than the tabloids led us to believe. Written by STX Entertainment

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Deal with her.

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Biography | Crime | Drama

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Rated R for language, drug content and some violence | See all certifications »

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5 January 2018 (USA)  »

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$22,658,509, 18 January 2018
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

According to writer/director Aaron Sorkin, the actors would engage in actual poker games in between takes with the professional players who appeared as extras in the card game scenes. As a result, the extras, who are usually paid 90 dollars for a 12-hour work day, would often end up being the highest-paid people on the set. See more »

Goofs

When Molly is skiing she is shown using bindings with 120 printed on them. She later claims to use a DIN setting of 15 while a 120 binding would only go up to 12. See more »

Quotes

Molly Bloom: [the phone rings] Hello?
Player X: You are so fucked!
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Soundtracks

C'est si bon
Music by Henri Betti
Lyrics by André Hornez
Orchestrated by Henri Rene
Performed by Eartha Kitt
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Sorkin has a lot to learn about directing, but once again brilliantly shows his writing prowess
17 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

I saw this film at TIFF in Sept, and it is extremely entertaining. While Aaron Sorkin, in his directorial debut shows he still has a lot to learn about directing, his story (to no surprise) is full of life, wit, and snappy dialogue. He will undoubtedly be nominated for another Oscar this year.

Please click the link to watch my video review, and I hope you enjoy.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9rouVZfb5yo


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