Atlantic City Poster

Release Date: March 26th, 2000

DVD Release Date: May 14th, 2002

R|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
When Sally Matthews (Susan Sarandon) leaves her Canadian home to relocate to Atlantic City, she aspires to a prosperous career in the gambling industry. With her criminal husband (Robert Joy) on her trail, however, it appears that she can't escape from trouble, until she finds an unlikely savior in Lou Pascal (Burt Lancaster), an aging small-time mobster. By becoming involved with Sally, Lou finds a way to achieve the success he's dreamed of, but his plan may endanger both their lives.

Cast: Burt Lancaster, Susan Sarandon, Kate Reid, Michel Piccoli, Hollis McLaren, Robert Joy, Al Waxman, Robert Goulet

Director: Louis Malle

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Paramount

Keywords: Engaging, Quest, Husband, 1970s, Underdog, Spirited

Awards

Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1981)
Nominated Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1981)
Winner Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1981)
Nominated Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1981)
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Writing (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)
Winner Golden Lion for best movie
Mostra del Cinema di Venezia (1980)
Nominated Best Foreign Language Film
Nominated Directing