Rounders is a 1998 American drama film directed by John Dahl and produced by Joel Stillerman and Ted Demme.  The screenplay was written by David Levien and Brian Koppelman.

Rounders | Rounders Movie Poster | 1998 | Matt Damon | John Malkovich | Edward Norton | Gretchen Mol | John Turturro | Martin Landau | Famke Janssen | Michael Rispoli | Melina Kanakaredos | Lenny Clarke | Josh Mostel | |
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Rated:  R (movie contains pervasive strong language, some sexuality and brief drug use)
Run Time:  2h 1min
Release Date:  September 11, 1998 (USA)
Genre:  Crime, Drama
Director:  John Dahl
Studio:  Miramax Films




Rounders stars Matt Damon, John Malkovich, Edward Norton, Gretchen Mol, John Turturro, Martin Landau, Famke Janssen, Michael Rispoli, Melina Kanakaredos, Lenny Clarke and Josh Mostel.

Rounders is the story of Mike McDermott (Matt Damon), a law student and reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks, while balancing his relationship with his girlfriend and his commitments to law school.

Movie Quotes

“Listen, here’s the thing. If you can’t spot the sucker in your first half hour at the table, then you are the sucker.” – Mike McDermott 
“Just like a young man coming in for a quickie. I feel so unsatisfied.” – Teddy KGB

“Can you believe that? She’s really got him by the balls.” – Lester ‘Worm’ Murphy
“Is that so bad?” – Petra
“Depends on the grip.” – Lester ‘Worm’ Murphy

“First prize at the World Series of Poker is a million dollars. Does it have my name on it? I don’t know. But I’m going to find out.” – Mike McDermott

Official Movie Trailer

Movie Stars

Matt Damon as Mike McDermott

John Malkovich as Teddy KGB

Edward Norton as Lester ‘Worm’ Murphy

Gretchen Mol as Jo

John Turturro as Joey Knish

Martin Landau as Abe Petrovsky

Famke Janssen as Petra

Michael Rispoli as Grama

Melina Kanakaredos as Barbara

Lenny Clarke as Savino

Josh Mostel as Zagosh