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The Gambler

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Released 1974, 'The Gambler' stars James Caan, Paul Sorvino, Lauren Hutton, Morris Carnovsky The R movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 49 min, and received a score of (out of 100) on Metacritic, which collated reviews from well-known critics.

Interested in knowing what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "New York City English professor Axel Freed (James Caan) outwardly seems like an upstanding citizen. But privately Freed is in the clutches of a severe gambling addiction that threatens to destroy him. After a heavy loss betting on basketball, he relies on his mother to bail him out to the tune of $44,000. Unfazed, he continues to gamble recklessly, winning big at a casino, only to blow it all just as quickly. When his debts become more than he can handle, the loan sharks begin to circle."

'The Gambler' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on iTunes Store, Epix, YouTube, VUDU, and Amazon.com .

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