A naive young man assumes a dead man's identity and finds himself embroiled in an underground world of power, violence, and chance where men gamble behind closed doors on the lives of other men.

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Vince Ferro
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Leanne Ferro (as Alice Barrett Mitchell)
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Clara Ferro
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Jasper
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Nick Ferro
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Jefferson
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Aileen
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William
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Frank (as Michael D'Onofrio)
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Doctor Anna Cummings
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Ronald Lynn Bagges
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Jenny Ferro
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Warden
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Joey Blarro
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In Talbot, Ohio, a father's need for surgeries puts the family in a financial bind. His son Vince, an electrician, overhears a man talking about making a fortune in just a day. When the man overdoses on drugs, Vince finds instructions and a cell phone that the man has received and substitutes himself: taking a train to New York and awaiting contact. He has no idea what it's about. He ends up at a remote house where wealthy men bet on who will survive a complicated game of Russian roulette: he's number 13. In flashbacks we meet other contestants, including a man whose brother takes him out of a mental institution in order to compete. Can Vince be the last one standing? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Spin. Aim. Survive. [Scandinavian DVD.] See more »

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Rated R for disturbing violence, language and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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€70,849 (Greece) (23 September 2010)
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Trivia

All of the numbers on the train cars shown in various parts of the film add up to the number 13. See more »

Goofs

The cylinder in a properly functioning revolver will not spin freely once closed. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Vince Ferro: [leaving the house] Mom?
Leanne Ferro: I'm here.
Clara Ferro: [running out of the house] Mom! You forgot it. Are you sure this is the right thing? It feels like we barely even thought about it.
Leanne Ferro: Yeah, we did.
Vince Ferro: We don't have any other option, Clara.
Clara Ferro: Okay.
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Be My Gun
Performed by: Verenice Buerling
Written by: Verenice Buerling
Composed by: Alexander Bubenheim
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Had So Much Potential
11 September 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film had so much potential, how did the director mess this up so badly?

You have a decent number of very good, famous actors and a starting point of an amazing story of underground gambling and the chance to make something artistic and maybe even original, but no, you go ahead and produce this film.

Hardly any character or proper story development, some bad acting and awful camera direction with weird and unnecessary camera angles. There was no proper feeling to this film and it seemed quite rushed. I was somewhat bored throughout the film. The actual gun scenes were decent, but with a little effort, they could have been amazing.


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