• 21 (2008)


Release Date: March 28th, 2008

DVD Release Date: July 22nd, 2008

PG-13 |2 hr 2 min

Plot Summary

Ben Campbell (Jim Sturgess), a brilliant student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, needs some quick cash to pay his tuition bills. He joins a group of students who, under the leadership of unorthodox professor Mickey Rosa (Kevin Spacey), use their math skills to win big in Las Vegas. Seduced by a beautiful teammate (Kate Bosworth) and loads of money, Ben learns that the stakes are higher than he ever imagined when he crosses paths with casino enforcer Cole Williams (Laurence Fishburne).

Cast: Jim Sturgess, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, Aaron Yoo, Liza Lapira, Jacob Pitts, Laurence Fishburne, Jack McGee

Director: Robert Luketic

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Trigger Street Productions, Michael De Luca

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Fall , 2000s , Friendship , Engaging , Escape ,

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Escapist moviegoers happy to live out a flashy fantasy get a brief comeuppance and still walk away from the table with a little something in their pockets. show more

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    21 makes for some slick escapist fantasy. Even if, and because, the fantasy has its roots in something real. show more

  • 50
    Wall Street Journal

    Very little adds up in 21. show more

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