Directors: John Dahl
Cast: Mike McDermott: Matt Damon; Barbara: Melina Kanakaredes; Lester ‘Worm’ Murphy: Edward Norton; Teddy KGB: John Malkovich; Petra: Famke Janssen; Abe Petrovsky: Martin Landau; Jo: Gretchen Mol; Joey Knish: John Turturro; Zagosh: Josh Mostel; Grama: Michael Rispoli; Sy: Merwin Goldsmith; Russian Thug: Paul Cicero; Kenny: Ray Iannicelli; Tony: Sonny Zito; Irving: Mal Z. Lawrence
Taglines: You’ve got to play the hand you’re dealt.
In The Game Of Life… Play The Cards You’re Dealt
Trust everyone… but always cut the cards
Pick a card, any card
it’s immoral to let a sucker keep his money
Storyline: A young man (Damon) is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.