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Runner Runner (25-Sep-2013)

Director: Brad Furman

Writers: Brian Koppelman; David Levien

Keywords: Thriller, Poker

Faced with destitution after his online gambling scheme goes south, an Ivy League student heads to Costa Rica to confront the man he believes responsible for his downfall.

ABSTRACT
Richie, a Princeton graduate student swindled out of his tuition money by an online gambling enterprise, decides to venture out to Costa Rica to confront site operator Ivan Block over his calamity. Taken in by Block's overtures to join his firm and enjoy immense wealth, a disturbing secret learned about the tycoon's past compounded by a pursuit at the hands of the FBI sends Richie on a high-stakes cat-and-mouse game as he attempts to outmaneuver both parties' forces.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ben Affleck
Actor
15-Aug-1972   Good Will Hunting
Gemma Arterton
Actor
12-Jan-1986   Quantum of Solace
deadmau5
Electronic Musician
5-Jan-1981   For Lack of a Better Name
Bob Gunton
Actor
15-Nov-1945   The Shawshank Redemption
John Heard
Actor
7-Mar-1945   The Pelican Brief
Anthony Mackie
Actor
23-Sep-1979   The Manchurian Candidate
Ben Schwartz
Actor
15-Sep-1981   Rejected Jokes
Justin Timberlake
Singer
31-Jan-1981   *NSYNC

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