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Molly's Game (2017)

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The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target.

Director:

Aaron Sorkin

Writers:

Aaron Sorkin (written for the screen by), Molly Bloom (based on the book by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessica Chastain ... Molly Bloom
Idris Elba ... Charlie Jaffey
Kevin Costner ... Larry Bloom
Michael Cera ... Player X
Jeremy Strong ... Dean Keith
Chris O'Dowd ... Douglas Downey
J.C. MacKenzie ... Harrison Wellstone
Brian d'Arcy James ... Brad
Bill Camp ... Harlan Eustice
Graham Greene ... Judge Foxman
Justin Kirk ... Jay
Angela Gots ... B
Natalie Krill ... Winston
Stephanie Herfield ... Jesse
Madison McKinley ... Shelby
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Storyline

Molly Bloom, a beautiful young Olympic-class skier, ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans, and finally, unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob. Her only ally was her criminal defense lawyer Charlie Jaffey, who learned that there was much more to Molly than the tabloids led us to believe. Written by STX Entertainment

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Deal with her.

Genres:

Biography | Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, drug content and some violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

China | Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 January 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$28,780,744, 8 March 2018
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

All of the extras in the card games are professional poker players. First-time director Aaron Sorkin wanted realism, right down to the way players handled cards during games. See more »

Goofs

Notice the abrupt changes in Molly's right shoulder clothing in between screen shots while she is discussing her case with her lawyer (sweater on shoulder then off the shoulder and other mismatches. Wardrobe folks need to take care of this in between takes. See more »

Quotes

[Harrison and Brennan are taking a deposition from Molly, and Charlie is acting as her legal counsel]
Harrison Wellstone: Were the women who worked for you call girls?
Molly Bloom: No sir.
Brennan: They never exchanged sex for money?
Molly Bloom: No.
Harrison Wellstone: Have you ever exchanged sex for money?
Charlie Jaffey: [interrupting them] No!
Molly Bloom: I think he was talking to me.
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Connections

Features Sausage Party (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

C'est si bon
Music by Henri Betti
Lyrics by André Hornez
Orchestrated by Henri Rene
Performed by Eartha Kitt
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It kept me fused ass to chair, eyes to screen for the entire duration!
28 January 2018 | by paulcheusSee all my reviews

Saw the movie last night, one of the best movies (if not THE BEST) I seen for some time now. All the characters are razor sharp, the entire dialog pierces your brain like an ice pick, great humor, great sarcasm, snappy lines, you feel like you need more and more during the movie (gets you addicted like a bad habit). One of the best discussions in cinema history (the therapy scene). Go see it in cinema, the crowd effect amplifies the emotions. My mark for this is 8/10 , 10/10 been an absolute masterpiece made every hundred years or so :))


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