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House of Games (1987)

R
102 min | Crime, Thriller

A psychiatrist comes to the aid of a compulsive gambler and is led by a smooth-talking grifter into the shadowy but compelling world of stings, scams, and con men.
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Director
Writers
David Mamet (screenplay) (story) | Jonathan Katz (story)
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Cinematographer
Juan Ruiz Anchía (as Juan Ruiz Anchia)
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Opening weekend
$116,677
Gross (US & Canada)
$2,585,639
Gross (World)
$2,585,639
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Release date
Oct 14, 1987 (United States)

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28 cast members
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Lindsay Crouse
Margaret Ford Margaret Ford   See fewer
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Lilia Skala
Dr. Littauer Dr. Littauer   See fewer
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J.T. Walsh
The Businessman The Businessman   See fewer
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Willo Hausman
Girl with Book Girl with Book   See fewer
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Karen Kohlhaas
Prison Ward Patient Prison Ward Patient   See fewer
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Steven Goldstein
Billy Hahn (as Steve Goldstein) Billy Hahn (as Steve Goldstein)   See fewer
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Jack Wallace
Bartender / House of Games Bartender / House of Games   See fewer
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Ricky Jay
George / Vegas Man George / Vegas Man   See fewer
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G. Roy Levin
Poker Player Poker Player   See fewer
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Bob Lumbra
Poker Player Poker Player   See fewer
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Andy Potok
Poker Player Poker Player   See fewer
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Allen Soule
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Ben Blakeman
Bartender / Charlie's Tavern Bartender / Charlie's Tavern   See fewer
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Scott Zigler
Western Union Clerk Western Union Clerk   See fewer
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William H. Macy
Sgt. Moran (as W.H. Macy) Sgt. Moran (as W.H. Macy)   See fewer
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John Pritchett
Hotel Desk Clerk Hotel Desk Clerk   See fewer
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Meshach Taylor
Mr. Dean Mr. Dean   See fewer
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Johnny 'Sugarbear' Willis
Hotel Doorman (as Sugarbear Willis) Hotel Doorman (as Sugarbear Willis)   See fewer
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Josh Conescu
Garage Attendant Garage Attendant   See fewer
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Julie Mendenhall
Late Student Late Student   See fewer
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Rachel Cline
Student Student   See fewer
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Patricia Wolff
Patient / Ford's Office Patient / Ford's Office   See fewer
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Paul Walsh
Man in Restaurant Man in Restaurant   See fewer
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Roberta Maguire
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Jacqueline de La Chaume
Woman with Lighter Woman with Lighter   See fewer
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John Nelson
Pedestrian (uncredited) Pedestrian (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 18,878 votes