The Gambler (1974)

The Gambler (1974)

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James Caan leads this '70s suspense drama as an upstanding English professor with a dire gambling problem. When his funds spiral downwards, so does his life as his addiction sees him borrowing money from those closest to him.

1974Rating: R111 minsUSAParamount
CrimeDramaClassic

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The Gambler (1974) | Reviews

Film Threat

Film Threat

One of the best movies about gambling.

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Variety

Variety

A compelling and effective film. James Caan is excellent and the featured players are superb.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

Reisz, Caan, and screenwriter James Toback have constructed the character and the movie so convincingly that the scene not only works, but works two ways: first as suspense, and then as character revelation.

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The Gambler (1974) | Release Details

The Gambler (1974) is available to stream in New Zealand now on Google Play and Apple TV.