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1 hr. 31 min.

Plot Summary
Jack Manfred (Clive Owen) is an aspiring writer who to make ends meet, takes a job as a croupier. Jack remains an observer, knowing that everything in life is a gamble and that gamblers are born to lose. Inevitably, he gets sucked into the world of the casino which takes its toll on his relationships and the novel he is writing.

Cast: Clive Owen , Kate Hardie , Alex Kingston , Gina McKee , Nicholas Ball , Nick Reding , Ursula Alberts , Paul Reynolds

Director: Mike Hodges

Genres: Thriller

Distributor: Shooting Gallery

Croupier (1998)

Release Date: April 21st, 1998|1 hr. 31 min.

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  • 100
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Taut, tense and enthralling, as smart and surprising as it protagonist. show more

  • 50
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    A very smart noir about gambling, smartly directed by Mike Hodges -- until almost the very end. It craps out in the decisive London casino heist scene. show more

  • 88
    USA Today

    A tiny treasure: grown-up, tight, sexy, suspenseful and with a mildly ambiguous wrap-up that stimulates the mind rather than confusing it. show more

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