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Molly's Game (2017)

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The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target.

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »
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Molly Bloom, a beautiful young Olympic-class skier, ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans, and finally, unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob. Her only ally was her criminal defense lawyer Charlie Jaffey, who learned that there was much more to Molly than the tabloids led us to believe. Written by STX Entertainment

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Rated R for language, drug content and some violence | See all certifications »
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Because of schedules, Idris Elba and Jessica Chastain had only 10 days to shoot. They shot 45 pages in the first 6 days. They mostly rehearsed virtually before the shooting, and in between takes during the shooting of the movie. See more »

Goofs

During Molly's second visit to Charlie's office, her top switches between being symmetrically positioned on her body to being off the shoulder between shots. See more »

Quotes

Molly Bloom: [the phone rings] Hello?
Player X: You are so fucked!
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Say Hello 2 Heaven
Written by Chris Cornell
Performed by Temple of the Dog
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Sorkin has a lot to learn about directing, but once again brilliantly shows his writing prowess
17 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

I saw this film at TIFF in Sept, and it is extremely entertaining. While Aaron Sorkin, in his directorial debut shows he still has a lot to learn about directing, his story (to no surprise) is full of life, wit, and snappy dialogue. He will undoubtedly be nominated for another Oscar this year.

Please click the link to watch my video review, and I hope you enjoy.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9rouVZfb5yo


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