The Gambler

Writer/director James Toback typically tells stories about the same type of main character: an intelligent, hyper-verbal white guy with a compulsive self-destructive streak, who gets himself in over his head financially and romantically. That was true of his very first script, 1974's The Gambler (directed by Karel Reisz), which director Rupert Wyatt has...read more

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The Gambler
00:41 — Jim Bennett (Academy Award®-nominee Mark Wahlberg) is a risk taker. Both an English professor and a high-stakes gambler, Bennett bets it all when he b (more…)
The Gambler
00:44 — Jim Bennett (Academy Award®-nominee Mark Wahlberg) is a risk taker. Both an English professor and a high-stakes gambler, Bennett bets it all when he b (more…)
The Gambler - Clip - Very Very Stupid
00:35 — Jim Bennett (Academy Award®-nominee Mark Wahlberg) is a risk taker. Both an English professor and a high-stakes gambler, Bennett bets it all when he b (more…)
The Gambler - Red Band Trailer 1
01:20 — Jim Bennett (Academy Award®-nominee Mark Wahlberg) is a risk taker. Both an English professor and a high-stakes gambler, Bennett bets it all when he b (more…)

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Wed Apr 25 9:30am
The Gambler FX

An English professor borrows money from a vicious gangster in an attempt to pay off his gambling debts. At the same time, he must contend with his disappointed mother and his affair with a precocious student.

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Thu Apr 26 7:00am
The Gambler FX

An English professor borrows money from a vicious gangster in an attempt to pay off his gambling debts. At the same time, he must contend with his disappointed mother and his affair with a precocious student.

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  • Released: 2014
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Writer/director James Toback typically tells stories about the same type of main character: an intelligent, hyper-verbal white guy with a compulsive self-destructive streak, who gets himself in over his head financially and romantically. That was true of h… (more)

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