The Gambler

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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 borrows from a gangster (Michael Kenneth Williams) and offers his own life as collateral. read more
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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 borrows from a gangster (Michael Kenneth Williams) and offers his own life as collateral. Always one step ahead, Bennett pits his creditor against the operator of a gambling ring (Alvin Ing) and leaves his dysfunctional relationship with his wealthy mother (Academy Award®-winner Jessica Lange) in his wake. He plays both sides, immersing himself in an illicit, underground world while garnering the attention of Frank (John Goodman), a loan shark with a paternal interest in Bennett’s future. As his relationship with a student (Brie Larson) deepens, Bennett must take the ultimate risk for a second chance…

Original Release

12/25/2014

US Release

12/25/2014

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Cast

Directors

Rupert Wyatt

Writers

William Monahan, James Toback

Cast

Mark Wahlberg Jim Bennett
Alvin Ing Mister Lee
Jessica Lange Roberta
John Goodman Frank
Brie Larson Amy Phillips
Da'Vone McDonald Neville's Muscle
George Kennedy Ed
Griffin Cleveland Young Jim
Omar Leyva Valet
Anthony Kelley Lamar Allen
Steve Park Number 2
Emory Cohen Dexter
Chil Kong Blackjack Dealer #1
Amin Joseph Neville's Bookkeeper
Cjon Saulsberry Neville's Posse
Teebone Mitchell Neville's Posse
Lauren Weedman Banker
Andre Braugher Dean Fuller
Leland Orser Larry Jones
Jasmond Carroll Neville's Posse

Producers

David Crockett Executive Producer
William Monahan Executive Producer
James Toback Executive Producer
Stephen Levinson Producer
Mark Wahlberg Producer
David Winkler Producer
Irwin Winkler Producer
Robert Chartoff Producer

Editors

Pete Beaudreau

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