Croupier Croupier

Hang On Tightly... Let Go Lightly

A thriller set against the dark backdrop of London's gambling world. Clive Owen is Jack Manfred, an aspiring writer, forced to take a job as a croupier to make ends meet. The job gradually takes over his life, affecting his relationship with lover Marion (Gina McKee). Jack is approached by Jani (Alex Kingston), a gambler who is down on her luck, to be the inside man during a heist at the casino where he works. Jack carefully considers the odds; it all looks so simple, but even a professional like Jack cannot anticipate what the final turn of the wheel will bring...

Recent reviews

More

Popular Lists

More
  • Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
  • Anvil! The Story of Anvil Anvil! The Story of Anvil
  • The Artist The Artist
  • Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit…
  • Carlito's Way Carlito's Way

Seriously, WTF? Films That Received at Least One Vote on the Sight & Sound Critics Poll

Cramer K.

Cramer K. 50 films 32 33

Every ten years, British film magazine "Sight & Sound" polls critics and directors from around the world to determine the greatest…

  • 12 Angry Men 12 Angry Men
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • 24 Hour Party People 24 Hour Party People
  • 28 Days Later... 28 Days Later...
  • 49th Parallel 49th Parallel

My Film Collection

Adam Cook

Adam Cook 899 films 24 49

Probably of little interest to anybody but me, here is my personal film collection on various formats that I've collected…

  • Amélie Amélie
  • Ghost World Ghost World
  • Y tu mamá también Y tu mamá también
  • Waiting for Guffman Waiting for Guffman
  • The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou

Like a snuggie for your broken soul.

Do you spend your nights questioning the meaning of life? It's 3am and you still can't shut off the "voices"…