Luca Altieri is a gambler. He likes cards and he is a master in playing poker. He is a cardsharper too. He begins working for "The President", who has many gambling houses and everything seems to go well until Luca falls for Maria Luisa. Unfortunately for them, she is the girl of Corrado, the son of "The President"...
Baldinotto da Pistoia
Did You Know?
Director Sergio Martino
said the idea for the film came about because he wanted to make a crime thriller film (which was popular in Italy at the time) but change the rules a bit by giving the film a lighter tone. See more
The version released in the U.S. and Canada as THE CHEATERS runs 15 minutes shorter than the original English export edition of the film. Among the changes is the ending, which drops footage from the final reel and inserts an innocuous beach sequence (originally found in the middle of the picture) to create a far more upbeat ending. See more
Featured in Twisted Sex: Volume 25