Lesser Prophets (The Last Bet)
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Lesser Prophets (The Last Bet)
A strong cast highlights this tough-minded urban drama. Police have been unsuccessful in making a case against three small-time bookmakers they've been following, but luckily a cop named Iggy (Scott Glenn) happens to catch up with Jerry (George DiCenzo), one of the bookies. Instead of arresting him, he demands money; his brother was deep in debt to the bookies, and the pressure drove him to suicide. Meanwhile, a neighborhood character named Leon (John Turturro) brings the bookies a tip on a bet he's convinced will be a sure winner. Needing to raise some quick cash, Jerry and his… More

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"However, there are no surprises, there is no intrigue and everything turns out more aggravating than entertaining."
‑ Wesley Lovell, Apollo Guide
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