The Winner
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After director Alex Cox alienated the powers that be in Hollywood with Straight to Hell and Walker, his anarchic follow-ups to Repo Man and Sid and Nancy, it would be nearly a decade before he made a film in the United States again. After making the critically acclaimed, underseen Highway Patrolman in Mexico, he agreed to direct The Winner, based on the play A Darker Purpose by Wendy Riss. Vincent D'Onofrio stars as Philip, a soft-spoken, rather dimwitted young man who stumbles into an incredible lucky streak in Las Vegas. Every Sunday, he enters the same casino, wins some money, and goes… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 17%

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"The brash English filmmaker has made a film about a winner that is a loser."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Whose The Winner?"
‑ Josh Ralske, All Movie Guide
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