The Gambler (2014) Script

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Director:Rupert Wyatt
Written by:William Monahan (Screenplay), James Toback (Story)

Script Synopsis:Literature professor Jim Bennett leads a secret life as a high-stakes gambler. Always a risk-taker, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral. Staying one step ahead, he pits his creditor against the operator of an illicit gambling ring while garnering the attention of Frank, a paternalistic loan shark. As his relationship with a student deepens, Bennett must risk everything for a second chance.

The Gambler Script

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Director:Karel Reisz
Written by:James Toback (Writer)

Script Synopsis:New York City English professor Axel Freed outwardly seems like an upstanding citizen. But privately Freed is in the clutches of a severe gambling addiction that threatens to destroy him.