Even Money
Even Money (2006)

Forest Whitaker, Kim Basinger, Jay Mohr, Danny DeVito, Nick Cannon, and Carla Gugino star in director Mark Rydell's ensemble addiction drama detailing the manner in which gambling and drugs affect a variety of people's lives during… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 18, 2006
DVD Release Date: September 11, 2007
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Critic Score: 24% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Even Money is so obsessed with portraying the ills of gambling it forgets to develop compelling or likable characters.

Kerry Lengel
Arizona Republic

Um, gambling's bad, mkay?

Kyle Smith
New York Post

Strong performances save this somewhat melodramatic film from sudsing up, at least until the end.

Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

Ambitious as it is, Even Money truly succeeds as a gripping story about our urge to want more; more love, or more money, or just more life

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

Just about everyone falls into a black hole of overwritten, overwrought melodrama in this convoluted disaster.

Jack Mathews
New York Daily News

If you're looking for entertainment, save your 10 bucks for the lottery.

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Sandie Angulo Chen
Common Sense Media

Mediocre gambling drama is a pretty weak bet.

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Joshua Land
Time Out

Even Money never quite achieves [Crash's] epic badness -- but Kim Basinger's mortifying turn as the struggling writer is hysterical in every sense of the word.

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Ed Gonzalez
Los Angeles Times

The story is scarcely grounded in the mechanics of real-world expression.

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David Cornelius

Tannen's script dances with ridiculous one too many times.

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Flixster Audience Score: 29% Flixster User Reviews
danny d
really good flick. complete all star cast and everyone really delivered. it was cool to see peoples stories intertwined who really had nothing to do with each… More
Moe E
I would assume that some big favors were exchanged in order to put together the great cast that this film has for such a horribly weak script. The project must… More
William Goss
Like Crash, but without the 'r'.
Chosen 718
Good film, great cast and performances. A standout performance by Tim Roth.