• Even Money (2007)

Even Money

Release Date: May 18th, 2007

DVD Release Date: September 11th, 2007

R |1 hr 56 min

Plot Summary

Gambling destroys the lives of various people who are either addicted to it or involved in its promotion. Carol (Kim Basinger) hides her addiction from her family, who believe she is writing a novel rather than pulling slots in a casino. Clyde (Forest Whitaker) convinces his brother to shave points in his basketball games, and Murph (Nick Cannon) tries unsuccessfully to keep his girlfriend (Carla Gugino) from finding out he works as a bookie.

Cast: Kim Basinger, Forest Whitaker, Danny DeVito, Kelsey Grammer, Nick Cannon, Ray Liotta, Carla Gugino, Grant Sullivan

Director: Mark Rydell

Genres: Drama

Production Co: ApolloMedia, Three Wolves Production, Bob Yari Productions

Keywords: Office, Wife, Brother, Engaging, 2000s, Husband, Family, Temptation, Girlfriend, Gritty, Fall, Tense

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Kyle SmithNew York Post

    Kim Basinger gives one of her strongest performances in Even Money, a kind of "Crash" fueled by gambling instead of racism. show more

  • 30
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Overlong and overstuffed with cliches -- the movie doesn't seem to realize how close it comes to comedy. show more

  • 38
    Jack MathewsNew York Daily News

    Nothing in the movie rings true, least of all its depiction of gambling, both in casinos and in the bookie world that ultimately drives the story. show more

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