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Literature professor and gambler Jim Bennett's debt causes him to borrow money from his mother and a loan shark. Further complicating his situation, is his relationship with one of his... See more »

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Jim Bennett
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Ed
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Young Jim
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Roberta
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Valet
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Number 2 (as Stephen Park)
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Amy Phillips
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Blackjack Dealer #1
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Neville Baraka
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Neville's Muscle
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Neville's Bookkeeper
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Neville's Posse
Teebone Mitchell ...
Neville's Posse
Jasmond Carroll ...
Neville's Posse
Ria Wilkinson ...
Neville's Posse
J. Denise ...
Neville's Posse (as Janet McPhail)
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Mister Lee
Karen Ritchie ...
Blackjack Dealer #2
Tina Wang ...
Roulette Croupier
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Dexter
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Lamar Allen
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Nebbishy Student
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Questioning Student
Mel McComb ...
Mouthy Student (as Melanie McComb)
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Dean Fuller
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Big Ernie
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Frank
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Pole Dancer
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Bottle Service Girl
Mattie Hawkinson ...
Wide Eyed Student
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Banker
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Indian Casino Dealer
Carlos L. Smith ...
Indian Casino Ranchero (as Carlos Smith)
Steven Fisher ...
Indian Casino Gambler #1
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Indian Casino Gambler #2
Steve Kim ...
Mister Lee's Heavy #1
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Mister Lee's Heavy #2
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Jeweler
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Larry Jones
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ROTC Squad Leader
Trevor Denman ...
Horse Race Announcer
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Sports Bar Waitress
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Game Announcer
Marques Johnson ...
Game Color Man
Michael Fisher ...
Basketball Coach
Mark Schotz ...
Assistant Basketball Coach
Brian Woods ...
Referee
Stephen Woo ...
Karaoke Singer
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Gambling Den Owner
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marc Abbink ...
Press Member (uncredited)
Rio Ahn ...
Korean Pit Boss (uncredited)
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Young Roberta (uncredited)
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Young Boy (uncredited)
Alex Borquez ...
Extra - Marching Band (uncredited)
William Patrick Brown ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
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Basketball Court Sideline Support (uncredited)
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ROTC Recruit (uncredited)
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Student (uncredited)
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Korean Gangster (uncredited)
Stephan Choi ...
Black Jack Dealer (uncredited)
Taylor Christian ...
Student (uncredited)
Scott Cordts ...
Fan (uncredited)
Lawannah Ann Curry ...
Upscale Gambler (uncredited)
Alysson Da Silva ...
Casino Worker (uncredited)
Cory Del Rio ...
Basketball Arena Security Guard (uncredited)
Nicole Dion ...
Student (uncredited)
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Security Consultant (uncredited)
Lindsey Elizabeth ...
Katie (uncredited)
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Basketball Coach (uncredited)
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Nurse (uncredited)
Jonathan Gatz ...
Screaming Fan (uncredited)
Chris Ghandour ...
Upscale Gambler (uncredited)
Alex Gregory ...
Basketball Player (uncredited)
Riley Halden ...
Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Underground Gambler (uncredited)
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Radio Host (uncredited)
Rex Hindrichs ...
Donovan Cham (Wildcats Player) (uncredited)
Ellen Ho ...
Student (uncredited)
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Drummer (uncredited)
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Contortionist (uncredited)
Jahmilla Jackson ...
Fan (uncredited)
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Wilhelm (uncredited)
Brooklynne James ...
Exotic Dancer GiGi (uncredited)
Kelly Christine Jew ...
Cheerleader (uncredited)
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Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Erotic Dancer Salene (uncredited)
Slim Khezri ...
Basketball Fan (uncredited)
Kim ...
Gambler Ken (uncredited)
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Korean Bodyguard #1 (uncredited)
Young Kim ...
Gangster (uncredited)
Richard Robert Krause Jr. ...
Basketball Game Background (uncredited)
Kristin Lee ...
Glee Club Singer (uncredited)
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Upscale High Roller Gambler (uncredited)
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Casino Hostess (uncredited)
Damian Forest Light ...
Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Choral Master (uncredited)
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Attendee (uncredited)
Frank Lui Geo ...
Lamar Loyalist (uncredited)
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Mascot (uncredited)
Gary Mancini ...
Basketball Crowd (uncredited)
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Hooker (uncredited)
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Steward (uncredited)
Joe Martone ...
Pep Band Drummer (uncredited)
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Exotic Dancer Savannah (uncredited)
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Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Casino Hostess (uncredited)
Ray Melendez ...
Basketball Fan (uncredited)
Daniel Mitchell ...
Jim's Dad (uncredited)
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Game Spectator (uncredited)
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Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Basketball Game Vendor (uncredited)
Alan Mueting ...
Sports Reporter (uncredited)
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Basketball Fan (uncredited)
Tiffany Nguyen ...
Extra (uncredited)
TJ Nibbio ...
Basketball Fan (uncredited)
David Michael Nickerson ...
Courtside Photographer (uncredited)
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Basketball Coach (uncredited)
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Jim's English Student (uncredited)
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Indian Casino Worker (uncredited)
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Masseuse (uncredited)
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Man Holding Lamar Sign (uncredited)
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Casino Hostess (uncredited)
George E. Roberts ...
Bar Patron (uncredited)
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Basketball Fan (uncredited)
Justin Ryan ...
Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Bookstore Guy (uncredited)
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Nurse (uncredited)
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Student (uncredited)
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Heavy (uncredited)
Jeff Sicile ...
Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Bridgette (uncredited)
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Funeral Priest (uncredited)
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Pep Band Musician (uncredited)
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Brodey (uncredited)
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Masseuse (uncredited)
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Lori (uncredited)
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Angelina (uncredited)
Joe Warshaw ...
Courtside Fan (uncredited)
Taylor West ...
Female Basketball Player (uncredited)
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Mr. Mahjong (uncredited)
Jen Yim ...
Showgirl (uncredited)
Moses Yim ...
Upscale Gambler (uncredited)
Westley Young ...
Coach (uncredited)
Teazz Yung ...
Supporting (uncredited)

Directed by

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Rupert Wyatt

Written by

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William Monahan ... (screenplay)
 
James Toback ... () (1974 screenplay)

Produced by

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Robert Chartoff ... producer
David Crockett ... executive producer
Stephen Levinson ... producer
William Monahan ... executive producer
James Toback ... executive producer
Mark Wahlberg ... producer
David Winkler ... producer
Irwin Winkler ... producer

Music by

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Jon Brion
Theo Green

Cinematography by

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Greig Fraser

Film Editing by

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Pete Beaudreau

Editorial Department

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Jason Barnes ... first assistant editor
Stephanie Coats ... post-production assistant
Jason Esquivel ... dailies producer
Eileen Godoy ... digital intermediate producer
Shane Harris ... colorist
Ken Lebre ... dailies producer
Anjelica Lewis ... assistant dailies producer / assistant producer
Christopher McDonald ... dailies operator
Joel McWilliams ... digital intermediate colorist assist
Lisa Mozden ... assistant editor
Amy Pawlowski ... digital intermediate editor

Casting By

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Sheila Jaffe

Production Design by

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Keith P. Cunningham

Art Direction by

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Dawn Swiderski

Set Decoration by

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Maggie Martin

Costume Design by

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Jacqueline West

Makeup Department

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Diana Acrey ... hairstylist
Cary Ayers ... additional makeup artist
Robin Beauchesne ... makeup artist
Howard Berger ... makeup department head
Patricia Gundlach ... key hair stylist
Laura LaRocca ... hair stylist (as Laura DeLuisa)
Adrienne Lynn ... additional makeup artist
Douglas Noe ... key makeup artist
Johnny Villanueva ... hair department head

Production Management

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Tina Anderson ... post-production supervisor
Betsy Megel ... executive in charge of production
Valerie Flueger Veras ... post production executive

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Peter Dress ... second assistant director
Donald Sparks ... first assistant director
Ruby Stillwater ... second second assistant director
Stephanie Tull ... additional second assistant director

Art Department

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Jory Alvarado ... set dresser
Scott M. Anderson ... set dresser
Rich Andrade ... set dresser
Bart Barbuscia ... set dresser
Jason Bedig ... leadman
Claudia Bonfe ... set decorating lead buyer
Joanna Bush ... illustrator
Chad R. Davis ... on-set dresser
Joshua Edelman ... set dec assistant
Brad Einhorn ... property master
Zachary Fannin ... graphic designer
Timothy Feimster ... set dresser
Bradley Good ... assistant property master (as Brad Good)
Carolyn Lassek ... assistant property master
Josh McKevitt ... art department assistant
Melissa McSorley ... prop food stylist
Barbara Mesney ... set designer
Candice Muriedas ... art department coordinator
Bradley Rubin ... assistant art director
Eric S. Saperstein ... paint foreman
Andrew Settle ... leadman: reshoots
Samuel J. Tell ... set decorating buyer
Mark Woodworth II ... paint foreman
Josh Votaw ... set painter (uncredited)

Sound Department

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James Ashwill ... foley mixer
Brian Bair ... re-recording engineer
Ron Bartlett ... re-recording mixer
Jim Brookshire ... dialogue editor
Derek Casari ... stage engineer
Esther Chae ... adr voices
Blake Collins ... foley mixer
John T. Cucci ... foley artist
Mark DeSimone ... adr mixer
Thomas Giordano ... production sound tech
Tim Gomillion ... sound recordist
Theo Green ... additional sound design
David Grimaldi ... sound effects editor
John Guentner ... foley mixer
Jeffrey A. Humphreys ... boom operator
David Lucarelli ... adr recordist
Melissa Lytle ... assistant sound editor
Chuck Michael ... re-recording mixer / sound designer / supervising sound editor
John Morris ... supervising foley editor
Dan O'Connell ... foley artist
Lee Orloff ... sound mixer
Tim West ... adr mixer
David Wolowic ... first assistant sound editor

Special Effects by

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Jared Baker ... special effects foreman
Ron Bolanowski ... special effects coordinator

Visual Effects by

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Johan Alfort ... digital compositor: Atomic Arts
Juan Alonso ... digital compositor
Daniel Amor ... digital compositor
Ryan Andersen ... visual effects editor: shade vfx
Tomás Arando ... digital compositor
Yavor Asenov ... digital compositor
Ewelina Bogacka ... digital compositor
Patrick Clancey ... digital opticals
Justin Cornish ... visual effects supervisor
Maurizio Di Vitto ... digital compositor
Andrea Dutti ... compositor
Hannah Walker Edwards ... visual effects producer (as Hannah Walker)
Andre Giordani ... matchmove artist/3D generalist/animator: Atomic Arts
Bryan Godwin ... visual effects supervisor: shade vfx
Ivan Grozev ... senior compositor: Atomic Arts
Isabel Howlett ... digital compositor
Albena Ivanova ... visual effects
Harimander Singh Khalsa ... compositing supervisor: shade vfx
Ganesh Lakshmigandan ... effects & lighting technical director
Brooke Lyndon-Stanford ... visual effects supervisor
Jorge Quinteros ... vfx editor: Atomic Arts
Alberto Ramírez ... environment modeler: digital artist
Travis Reinke ... lidar scanning
Simon Richardson ... digital compositor
Angela Rinaldi ... digital compositor
Jasdip Sagar ... digital compositor
Elizabeth E. Schuch ... matte painter
Gabriel Sitjas ... digital compositor
Reyffer Sousa ... compositing technical director
Nick Tregenza ... digital compositor
Desislava Valcheva ... senior nuke compositor
David Van Dyke ... visual effects executive producer: shade vfx
Prajwal Vas ... digital compositor

Stunts

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Ben Hernandez Bray ... stunt coordinator
Damien Bray ... stunt driver / stunts
Keenen Bray ... stunts
Eugene Collier ... stunts
Eddie J. Fernandez ... stunt driver / stunts
Sean Graham ... stunt double / stunts
Randy Hall ... stunts
Steve Kim ... stunt performer
Neil Macwan ... stunt performer (stunts)
Dan Mast ... stunt driver / stunts
Eric Norris ... stunts
Randy Peters ... stunt driver / stunts
Michael Runyard ... stunts
Ray Siegle ... stunt driver / stunts
Frank Torres ... stunts
Tierre Turner ... stunts
Hawk Walts ... stunt double: Big Ernie
Keith Woulard ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Micael Albrecht ... 1st unit electric
Adam Austin ... libra head operator
Mark Bain ... additional first assistant camera / second assistant "b" camera
Fernando Barrios ... grip rigger
Michael Bauman ... gaffer
Mike Bonnaud ... assistant chief lighting technician
John Bonnin ... libra head operator
Erik L. Brown ... 1st assistant camera: "a" camera
Shane Buttle ... lighting technician: Rigging Electrician
J.A. Byerly ... Rigging Gaffer
Alejandro J. Castillo ... lighting technician
David Conti ... grip
Ryan Creasy ... camera intern
Jason Blaise Cunningham ... best boy rigging grip
Thomas M. Dangcil ... electrician
Laura Difiglio ... underwater camera technician
Brian Dzyak ... epk cameraman
Karl Eckhardt ... MovieBird Operator
Eduardo Eguia ... data manager
Jason Ellson ... steadicam
Claire Folger ... still photographer
Josh Friz ... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Thomas Gibson ... Key Rigging Grip
Jared Greenstein ... moving light programmer
David Henri ... video supervisor
Peter Holland ... additional camera operator
Barry Idoine ... camera operator: a camera
Steve Kagan ... lighting technician
Jason Langlois ... grip
Christopher TJ McGuire ... steadicam operator
Ryan McGuire ... key grip
Steven Serna ... grip
Jonas Steadman ... additional first assistant camera b
Cody Strong ... lighting technician
Jason Talbert ... "a" dolly grip
Dustin VonLossberg ... grip (as Dustin Vonlossberg)
Michael Witczak ... lighting technician
Mike Wong ... grip
Satoshi Yamazaki ... grip

Casting Department

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Hannah Cooper ... casting associate
Pat Evans ... crowd casting assistant
William E. Johnson III ... casting assistant
Rich King ... extras casting
Jeremy Lambert ... extras casting assistant
Cash Oshman ... Big Crowds: President
Alana Raiser ... Big Crowds: Vice President
Ann Trimble ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Kimberly Aldinger ... costume assistant
Stacy Caballero ... assistant costume designer
Christy Cham ... assistant costume designer
Lorraine Crossman ... costumer to M Wahlberg
Monica Haynes ... key costumer (as Monica Haynes-Nino)
Kristi Hoffman ... costumer
Nichole Renee Lumpkin ... costumer (as Nicole Lumpkin)
Tom Macdonald ... costume supervisor
Esther Marquis ... head textile artist
Nicholas McGrath ... set costumer
Bob Moore Jr. ... set costumer
Nino ... costumer
Reiko Porter ... set costumer
Marcy Craig ... set costumer (uncredited)

Location Management

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Chris Baugh ... location manager
Michael Betz ... key assistant location manager
Adrian Rozas Cristino ... location assistant
Justin Harrold ... key assistant location manager
David Park ... key assistant location manager
Michael Soleau ... key assistant location manager
Keomanee Vilaythong ... key assistant location manager
Chelsea Wehner ... location administrator

Music Department

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Clint Bennett ... composer: additional music / music editor / music supervisor
Greg Foeller ... assistant engineer: Ocean Studios Burbank
Theo Green ... music supervisor
Paul S. Henning ... musician: violin
Darren McKenzie ... midi takedown
Peter Rotter ... music contractor
Sandra Schnieders ... music copyist
Rupert Wyatt ... music supervisor
Gina Zimmitti ... music contractor
Vincent Cirilli ... digital score recordist (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Joseph Auger ... driver
David W. Dale ... driver
Lindsay Dougherty ... transportation dispatcher
Jesse Ehman ... dot administrator
Chris Gorden ... transportation
Tony Hobson ... driver: cast
Michael Mulgrew ... transportation
Tony Peralta ... driver
Randy Peters ... transportation coordinator
Scott Philbrick ... driver
Michael Urrutia ... driver
John Willoth ... transportation captain

Other crew

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Caitlin Atherton ... post production coordinator (as Caitlin Thornton)
Ed Baney ... site rep
Michael Beatrice ... second assistant accountant
Adam T. Bradley ... coordinator: Paramount Pictures
Kent Briske ... extra talent
Bridgett Buss ... production coordinator: electronic press kit
Jacquelyn Carr ... assistant to Mr. Crockett
Selena Carrillo ... production coordinator (additional photography)
Andrew Catania ... assistant: Mr. Wyatt
Kit Conners ... additional production assistant
Demelza Cronin ... production coordinator
Michelle A. De Mayo ... first assistant accountant
Allison Dillard ... production safety
Heidi Falconer ... unit publicist
Vincent Ferro ... production assistant
Michael J. Fisher ... basketball coordinator
Kalif Fuller ... production assistant
Joseph C. Grano ... Executive Assistant to Stephen Levinson (as Joseph Grano)
Art Hall ... stand-in
Jason Her ... adr voice actor
Matt Hibbard ... key set production assistant
Nicholas Hoskins ... production assistant
Jahmilla Jackson ... production coordinator: Big Crowd
Sean Jennings ... production assistant
Wes Kellison ... site rep
Chase Kim ... adr loop group
Jon-Luke Kvapil ... production assistant
Erin Lamont ... movement coordinator
Eric Lennon ... additional set production assistant
Jason Marconi ... main title design
Donnie McCormick ... production coordinator: titles
David Midgen ... titles producer
Adam Morgan ... production assistant
Karah Moszeh ... budget research
Joshua Zev Nathan ... production assistant
Sofia Ochoa ... Assistant Location Manager
Sally Potters ... assistant production coordinator
Ramona Radnor ... stand-in (as Ramona McGowan)
Tristan Ringenoldus ... additional production assistant
Karen Ritchie ... gambling consultant (as Karen Yue Ritchie)
Ben Schoen ... end titles
Tracy Scott ... script supervisor
William H. Stewart Sr. ... Manager of Production Safety
Jack Story ... production secretary
Spencer Strasmore ... assistant to Stephen Levinson
David Thrall ... production assistant
Spencer Turley ... assistant to director
Troy Waters ... assistant marine coordinator
Monay Williams ... production assistant: Big Crowds
Jeff Winn ... craft service
Shereen Lani Younes ... production assistant (as Shereen Younes)
Jean Fen Yu ... second assistant accountant
Patrick R. Siembieda ... production accountant (uncredited)
Sophia Tapia ... payroll accountant: reshoots (uncredited)
Jennifer Weil ... production assistant (uncredited)
Tifani Welch ... production assistant (uncredited)
Suwannee Wilhelm ... production assistant (uncredited)
Colin Wood ... josiah blount-stand in (uncredited)

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Plot Summary

Jim Bennett is a risk taker. Both an English professor and a high-stakes gambler, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral. Always one step ahead, Bennett pits his creditor against the operator of a gambling ring and leaves his dysfunctional relationship with his wealthy mother in his wake. He plays both sides, immersing himself in an illicit, underground world while garnering the attention of Frank, a loan shark with a paternal interest in Bennett's future. As his relationship with a student deepens, Bennett must take the ultimate risk for a second chance. Written by Paramount Pictures

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Taglines The Only way out is All in. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Los Altos (United States)
  • El jugador (Spain)
  • Игрок (Russia)
  • Gracz (Poland)
  • Kumarbaz (Turkey, Turkish title)
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Runtime
  • 111 min
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Budget $25,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $9,300,000, 26 Dec 2014

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Trivia Each day Jim's shirt color gets lighter, starting with a black shirt and ending with a white shirt See more »
Goofs At around 30 mins) When Jim Bennett is waiting for Big Ernie to pick him up, the crew is reflected in the side of a large black SUV which drives through the frame from left to right. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Episode dated 12 November 2014 (2014). See more »
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Crazy Credits During the opening titles, as the classic Paramount logo appears onscreen, we hear the sound of a roulette as the stars are aligning over the Paramount mountain. See more »
Quotes Jim Bennett: I've been up two and a half million dollars.
Frank: What you got on you?
Jim Bennett: Nothing.
Frank: What you put away?
Jim Bennett: Nothing.
Frank: You get up two and a half million dollars, any asshole in the world knows what to do: you get a house with a 25 year roof, an indestructible Jap-economy shitbox, you put the rest into the system at three to five percent to pay your taxes and that's your base, get me? That's your fortress of fucking solitude. That puts you, for the rest of your life, at a level of fuck you. Somebody wants you to do something, fuck you. Boss pisses you off, fuck you! Own your house. Have a couple bucks in the bank. Don't drink. That's all I have to say to anybody on any social level. Did your grandfather take risks?
Jim Bennett: Yes.
Frank: I guarantee he did it from a position of fuck you. A wise man's life is based around fuck you. The United States of America is based on fuck you. You're a king? You have an army? Greatest navy in the history of the world? Fuck you! Blow me. We'll fuck it up ourselves.
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