Casino Jack and the United States of Money Poster

Release Date: May 7th, 2010

DVD Release Date: September 14th, 2010

R|2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary
This documentary tracks the high life and eventual downfall of wealthy lobbyist and businessman Jack Abramoff, who was convicted of conspiracy and fraud, among other charges, in a corruption scandal during the George W. Bush administration. The film details Abramoff's decadent and lavish lifestyle and reveals the shady dealings that led to his getting arrested, which ultimately resulted in a prison sentence for him and tarnished reputations for others.

Director: Alex Gibney

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Jigsaw Prods.

Distributors: Magnolia Pictures

Keywords: Fall, 2000s, Spirited

Ratings & Reviews

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  • As entertaining as it is exasperating. show more

  • The narrative trots all over the globe, including stops for labor exploitation in the Marianas Islands, dealings with Russian mobsters, ripping off Indian tribes in the desert southwest, and jetting to Scotland for rounds of golf with impressionable politicians. show more

  • Running two hours, "Casino Jack" is an exhaustive and exhausting elaboration of Abramoff's canon of greed and power that will enervate audiences with a surfeit of details. show more

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