Jim Bennett--English professor by day, high-stakes gambler by night--bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral. Bennett enters an illicit, underground world and takes the ultimate risk for a second chance.
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Ratings and Reviews
Critics Consensus: Well-paced and reasonably entertaining in its own right, The Gambler still suffers from comparisons to the James Caan classic that inspired it.
Uneven remake makes gambling look dangerous, alluring.