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The Gambler (1974)

R
111 min | Crime, Drama

Axel Freed is a literature professor. He has the gambling vice. When he has lost all of his money, he borrows from his girlfriend, then his mother, and finally some bad guys that chase him. Despite all of this, he cannot stop gambling.
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Updated Oct 2, 1974

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Oct 2, 1974 (United States)

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James Caan
Axel Freed Axel Freed   See fewer
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Lauren Hutton
Billie Billie   See fewer
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Morris Carnovsky
A.R. Lowenthal A.R. Lowenthal   See fewer
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Jacqueline Brookes
Naomi Freed Naomi Freed   See fewer
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Burt Young
Carmine Carmine   See fewer
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London Lee
Monkey Monkey   See fewer
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M. Emmet Walsh
Las Vegas Gambler Las Vegas Gambler   See fewer
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James Woods
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Carl W. Crudup
Spencer Spencer   See fewer
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William Andrews
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Joseph Attles
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Ernest Butler
Vernon Vernon   See fewer
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Starletta DuPois
Monique (as Starletta De Paur) Monique (as Starletta De Paur)   See fewer
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Lucille Patton
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Ricky Ricky   See fewer
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Baron Wilson
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Frank Sivero
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Frank Adonis
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Patricia Fay
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Beatrice Winde
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Leon Pinkney
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Mitch Stein
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7.3 / 10 | 3,539 votes