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Three ordinary college students get in over their head when the go into the world of sports gambling in this comedy drama from director Mark Illsley, who previously scored with the offbeat comedy Happy, Texas. Toby (Nick Stahl) is a seemingly ordinary student doing his undergrad work at a college in Southern California. Like the average college student, Toby and his roommates, Casey (Lukas Haas) and Jude (Johnny Galecki), are interested in sports, and they don't mind betting on games sometimes to make the competition more interesting. Tired of dealing with local bookies Larry (David… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Both a satiric and level-headed slant on collegiate life and big-time sports, Bookies is an eye-opening amusement."
‑ Duane Byrge, Hollywood Reporter
"Noisy, grating and morally dubious."
‑ Dennis Harvey, Variety
"One of those undemanding pieces of entertainment that somehow creep up on you and force you to like them. This one's doubly recommended to those familiar with the joys and sorrows affiliated with sports betting."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
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