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Rated R · 100 min. · 2012

Comedy

Beth Raymer leaves her dancing job at a Florida strip club to become a Las Vegas cocktail waitress. Not exactly an ideal career choice, but her borderline-ditzy personality doesn't give her many options. In walks Dink, a professional sports bettor who sees through her bubbly exterior and offers her a job placing wagers all over town to gain an advantage over the casinos. Her surprisingly impeccable mind for numbers soon cements her status as Dink's good-luck charm, until his gorgeous-but-frigid wife, Tulip, starts to get jealous. Faced with no other choice but to fire Beth, Dink's luck runs out when she heads to New York to work for a smarmy bookie, a turn of events that lands her squarely on the wrong side of the law.

Director: Stephen Frears
Writer: Beth Raymer
Producer: Anthony Bregman, Randall Emmett, George Furla, D.V. DeVincentis and Paul Trijbits
Cast: Bruce Willis, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Laura Prepon, Rebecca Hall, Joshua Jackson, Frank Grillo, John Carroll Lynch, Corbin Bernsen and Joel Murray

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