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The Odds (2011)

A murder mystery set in the world of illegal teenage gambling. A 17-year old must find his best friends' killer before the game is exposed.

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Simon Davidson

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Simon Davidson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tyler Johnston ... Desson Orr
Julia Maxwell ... Colleen Calloway
Jaren Brandt Bartlett Jaren Brandt Bartlett ... Paul Morrow
Calum Worthy ... Barry Lipke
Robert Moloney ... Bruce Orr
Scott Patey ... Benson
Julian Domingues ... Sam Cartier
Tess Atkins ... Heather Lipke
Kim Kondrashoff ... Terry
Hrothgar Mathews ... Coach Fortier
Jillian Fargey ... Mrs. Gardeski
Samuel Patrick Chu ... Donk
Bernie Yao ... Sunny
Jenn Griffin ... Pamela Morrow
C. Douglas Quan C. Douglas Quan ... Waiter
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A murder mystery set in the world of illegal teenage gambling. A 17-year old must find his best friends' killer before the game is exposed.

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gambling | money | debt | pistol | handgun | See All (16) »

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Crime | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive language, some violence, drug content and brief teen drinking
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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 September 2011 (Canada) See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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the movie was ruined by many production flaws
19 October 2012 | by rightwingisevilSee all my reviews

there were high school underground gambling in this film, but what we saw was not quite convincingly realistic enough. what we saw were texting bets, basement gambling scenes, but we never saw any paper money changed hands only chips and betting amount. where was the money? we never saw anything tangible only hollow words and look-like gambling scenes. how that moronic kid would have the credit to lose 2 large? if this kid was always with the main character kid, how come the latter never knew? and how come a high school kid would lose his life over only 2 large gambling debt? this kid was driving a mini cooper, dude? a car at least worth as high as thirty thousand dollars. there's not enough logic to such murder. there were so many unconvincing scenarios and plot twists in this movie that simply won't add up. besides, what a lousy movie could have such a loud sound track music that was so loud that blocked all the dialog? the music was just so stupidly loud and if i were a 'lips reader', i might understood what those characters were talking about, but sadly i am not. what a stupid sound track messed-up during the post production!!!!


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