Maverick Poster

Release Date: June 1st, 1994

DVD Release Date: July 30th, 1997

PG|2 hr 9 min

Plot Summary
This film update of the "Maverick" TV series finds the title cardsharp (Mel Gibson) hoping to join a poker contest with an impressive payoff. In order to enter, Maverick must first put up a large cash sum. He scams hopeful contestants Annabelle (Jodie Foster) and Angel (Alfred Molina) in a preliminary card game to win the money he needs, making enemies of both players. While trying to evade Annabelle and Angel, the crafty Maverick realizes a cunning marshal (James Garner) is also on his tail.

Cast: Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, James Garner, Graham Greene, James Coburn, Alfred Molina, Paul L. Smith, Geoffrey Lewis

Director: Richard Donner

Genres: Comedy, Western

Production Co: Warner Bros., Icon Entertainment International, Donner/Schuler-Donner

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures