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Saint John of Las Vegas (2009)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 10 June 2009 (USA)
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Saint John of Las Vegas is a movie starring Steve Buscemi, Romany Malco, and Sarah Silverman. An ex-gambler is lured back into the game by a veteran insurance-fraud investigator.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... John
... Virgil
... Jill
... Mr. Townsend
... Park Ranger
... Smitty
... Militant Ned
... Lucypher
... Tasty D Lite
... Truck Stop Owner
... Pennie (as Aviva)
... Ticket Taker
... Bismarck
... Mordicai
... Manager
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An ex-gambler is lured back into the game by a veteran insurance-fraud investigator.

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Getting lucky is a roll of the dice.

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language and some nudity | See all certifications »
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10 June 2009 (USA)  »

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Czlowiek, który mial szczescie do pecha  »

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Budget:

$3,800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,666, 31 January 2010, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$102,645
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2.35 : 1
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Goofs

At approximately 30:10 when John (Buscemi)is speaking to the gas station cashier, the envelope with the $1000 in it disappears and reappears. See more »

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After the end credits, the cast members appear individually taking a bow. See more »


Soundtracks

DIDN'T I
Written by William Daron Pulliam and John Tanner
Performed by Darondo
Courtesy of Luv N' Haight / Ubiquity Records
By Arrangement with Sugaroo
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Interesting film about an addicted gambler
19 June 2012 | by See all my reviews

Saw this on Netflix Streaming recently. It's a small film about one man's addiction to gambling and his job as an insurance adjuster. It's not an earth shaking topic. Steve Buscemi's not saving the world or even the United States. However, I love Steve Buscemi. He's an actor's actor. I have never seen him in a performance I didn't like. OK maybe one-:). It's not often he's the main character. I only wish I could pull this one (hee hee) as well as he did in this movie. the movie. And the same goes for Peter Dinkle. I would have rewritten his role slightly to give him a bigger role.I found the inside details about how the insurance adjuster business works rather interesting. And Sarah Silverman is ravishing! And as for people who say this is not funny. I found it humorous enough. It's not slapstick but rather people are portrayed more or less realistically unlike TV sitcoms but it still allows you to see their character flaws in a humorous light. If you don't mind self-deceiving characters (is that a word?) and not many things getting blown up or people getting killed then this is your movie.


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