Starring James Caan, Paul Sorvino, Lauren Hutton, Morris Carnovsky, Jacqueline Brookes and Burt Young, "The Gambler" (also known as "Spieler ohne Skrupel", "40.000 dollari per non morire") is a Drama film directed by Karel Reisz, released in October of 1974 in the USA.
For $10,000 they break your arms. For $20,000 they break your legs. Axel Freed owes $44,000.
Who is the director of "The Gambler":
The Gambler was directed by Karel Reisz, a director, and producer.
Before The Gambler, Karel Reisz had directed Isadora, released in 1968, Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment (1966), Night Must Fall (1964). Since, he directed Who'll Stop the Rain, released in 1978, The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981), Everybody Wins (1990).
When was "The Gambler" released:
The Gambler was first released on October, 1974, in the United States.. This was forty-four (44) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, March 05, 1975 in France and on Friday, June 13, 1975 in Germany.
What is the casting of "The Gambler":
At the casting of The Gambler we find James Caan, previously seen in Cinderella Liberty (1973) and Slither (1973); Paul Sorvino (The Day of the Dolphin (1973), Cry Uncle (1971)); Lauren Hutton (Permette? Rocco Papaleo (1971)) [ more... ]
What is the Storyline of "The Gambler":
Axel Freed is a New York City English professor with a gambling addiction that begins to spiral out of control. In the classroom, Freed inspires his college students with his interpretations of Dostoevsky. In his personal life, Axel has the affection of the beautiful Billie and the admiration of his family, including his mother Naomi, a doctor, and his grandfather, a wealthy businessman.
Unbeknownst to them, Axel's reckless gambling on basketball games has left him with a huge debt. His bookie Hips [...]
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