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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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Aaron Sorkin

Writers:

Aaron Sorkin (written for the screen by), Molly Bloom (based on the book by)
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 48 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessica Chastain ... Molly Bloom
Idris Elba ... Charlie Jaffey
Kevin Costner ... Larry Bloom
Michael Cera ... Player X
Jeremy Strong ... Dean Keith
Chris O'Dowd ... Douglas Downey
J.C. MacKenzie ... Harrison Wellstone
Brian d'Arcy James ... Brad
Bill Camp ... Harlan Eustice
Graham Greene ... Judge Foxman
Justin Kirk ... Jay
Angela Gots ... B
Natalie Krill ... Winston
Stephanie Herfield ... Jesse
Madison McKinley ... Shelby
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Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Deal with her.

Genres:

Biography | Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

China | Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 January 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$28,780,744, 8 March 2018
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Kevin Costner also played father to a daughter named Molly in Swing Vote (2008). See more »

Goofs

In the movie, Molly says the pitch of the mogul run at Deer Valley is 52 degrees, which is the same as the Great Pyramid. While the Great Pyramid is 51.4 degrees, the slope of the Deer Valley mogul run is 28 degrees. See more »

Quotes

Harrison Wellstone: In Mike Davidoff's phone, intercepts alone, just Davidoff, your name comes up 19 times! "We need Molly..." "Get Molly..." "Bring Molly." It strongly suggests you were important to his business, so it's hard for me to believe that someone with your savvy and obvious intellect...
Molly Bloom: [interrupting him] They're talking about the drug. "Get molly" "Bring molly" "We need molly" It's... they're talking about the drug 'ecstasy'.
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These Dreams
Written by Martin Page (as Martin George Page) and Bernie Taupin (as Bernard J.P. Taupin)
Performed by Roadcase Royale
Published by Universal - Polygram International Publishing, Inc. on behalf of Little Mole Music / Universal Music - Z Tunes LLC on behalf Imagem London ltd.
Courtesy of Loud & Proud Records
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Captivating from start to finish
4 February 2019 | by dophungducanhSee all my reviews

What I like: 1. The movie is 2 hours and 20 minutes long, and you could hardly tell. The story is so well-narrated and well-told, the dialogues are so interesting that I was glued to the screen the entire time 2. I never knew Jessica Chastain is that hot. Like, smoking, burning, almost distracting hot. Gotta applaud the stylists too; the makeup and clothing were top notch. 3. The park bench scene is one of the more moving scenes I have seen in recent times. 4. I learned a thing or two about poker.


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