Thriller / Crime
Director: Brad Furman
Running time: 91 mins Released: 27th September 2013
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A thriller about the world of high-stakes poker from the director of The Lincoln Lawyer. Richie (Justin Timberlake) is a Princeton college student who pays his tuition fees by gambling online. When he eventually loses all of his money he sets off to Costa Rica to find the offshore entrepreneur who runs the poker site. Ivan (Ben Affleck) is a confident and fabulously wealthy mastermind, but he sees something of a kindred spirit in Richie and brings him into his inner circle. Richie is enticed by the glamour of his surroundings and also develops feelings for Rebecca (Gemma Arterton), the beautful, sophisticated woman in charge of Ivan's operation. Meanwhile, the law, led by FBI agent Shavers (Anthony Mackie), are closing in on Ivan and his team.