• Mississippi Grind (2015)

Mississippi Grind

Release Date: September 25th, 2015

DVD Release Date: December 1st, 2015

R |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

Convinced that his newfound friend (Ryan Reynolds) is a good-luck charm, a gambling addict (Ben Mendelsohn) takes the man on a road trip to a high-stakes poker game in New Orleans.

Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Ben Mendelsohn, Sienna Miller, Analeigh Tipton, Robin Weigert, Alfre Woodard, James Toback, Teri Wyble

Director: Ryan Fleck , Anna Boden

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Electric City Entertainment, Gowanus Projections

Keywords: Friend, Hilarious, Transformation

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    The filmmakers' reluctance to over-explain character motivations has mostly kept their films out of the mainstream and will continue to do so here, but there's no shortage of impressions that resonate. And the performances of both Reynolds and Mendelsohn are fortified with deep feeling, working in admirable tandem. show more

  • 63
    Philadelphia Inquirer

    The movie is a snapshot collage of flyover America, but also, perhaps, an homage to the soon-to-be-lost world of brick-and-mortar gambling. show more

  • 85
    TheWrap

    Mississippi Grind winds up being that rare beast: the buddy comedy where you’re not tired of the buddies well before the credits roll. show more

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