High Roller - The Stu Ungar Story
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High Roller - The Stu Ungar Story
The true story of one of the most gifted card players in history provides the basis for this hard-hitting drama. Stu Ungar (Michael Imperioli) was barely in his teens when he first discovered his talent for playing cards, especially poker and gin rummy. His father, a nightclub owner and small-time bookmaker connected with the mob, was impressed with his son's abilities but worried where Stu's reckless instincts towards gambling could take him. As it happens, Stu's father was right to worry; the boy managed to lose all his bar mitzvah money during an afternoon at the racetrack (for… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Think of it as sitting on a Jack-eight. Off suit."
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
"As the poster tells us four things about Stuey ("Gambler. Addict. Loser. Legend") it's disappointing that the final film can only fulfill on three of the four."
‑ Erik Childress, eFilmCritic.com
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