The Cooler

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  • R
  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 2003
  • Running time: 101 min
THE COOLER is Bernie Lootz (William H. Macy), the unluckiest man in Vegas. His bad luck is so contagious that Shelly Kaplow (Alec Baldwin), the last of the old time mobsters, uses Bernie to kill the high rollers' action at his casino. read more
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THE COOLER is Bernie Lootz (William H. Macy), the unluckiest man in Vegas. His bad luck is so contagious that Shelly Kaplow (Alec Baldwin), the last of the old time mobsters, uses Bernie to kill the high rollers' action at his casino. But when Bernie meets Natalie (Maria Bello) and falls in love, he gives a whole new meaning to being "unlucky in love."

Original Release

11/26/2003

US Release

11/26/2003

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Cast

Alec Baldwin Shelly Kaplow
Paul Sorvino Buddy Stafford
William H. Macy Bernie Lootz
Ron Livingston Larry Sokolov
Shawn Hatosy Mikey
Estella Warren Charlene
Joey Fatone Johnny Cappella
Arthur J. Nascarella Nicky Fingers Bonnatto
M.C. Gainey Highway Officer
Ellen Greene Doris
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Wayne Kramer

Writers

Wayne Kramer, Frank Hannah

Cast

Alec Baldwin Shelly Kaplow
Paul Sorvino Buddy Stafford
William H. Macy Bernie Lootz
Ron Livingston Larry Sokolov
Shawn Hatosy Mikey
Estella Warren Charlene
Joey Fatone Johnny Cappella
Arthur J. Nascarella Nicky Fingers Bonnatto
M.C. Gainey Highway Officer
Ellen Greene Doris
Don Scribner Lou
Tony Longo Tony
Jewel Shepard Hooker
Stephen Halbert Carnie
Herb Santos Jr. ER Doctor
Rachel Ako Manicurist
Portia Dawson Waitress
Michelle Lopez Lady Craps Player 'Cooled' by Bernie
Richard Israel Marty Goldfarb
Timothy Landfield The Player

Producers

Alessandro Camon Executive Producer
Robert Gryphon Executive Producer
Brett Morrison Executive Producer
Edward R. Pressman Executive Producer
Joe Madden Executive Producer
John Schmidt Executive Producer
Sean Furst Producer
Michael A. Pierce Producer
Andrew Busey Producer
Chris Miller Producer
Elliot Lewis Rosenblatt Producer
Bryan Furst Producer

Editors

Arthur Coburn

2004 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
2004 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
2004 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
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