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The Gambler

2nd October 1974
1h 51m
Karel Reisz

The Gambler is a 1974 Crime Drama film released on 2nd October; Karel Reisz directed the film which stars James Caan, James Woods, and M. Emmet Walsh. It was later remade/rebooted as The Gambler in 2014.

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New York City English professor Axel Freed outwardly seems like an upstanding citizen. But privately Freed is in the clutches of a severe gambling addiction that threatens to destroy him.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 2:05pm.

Cast (45)

James Caan James Caan
Age at Filming ≈ 33
James Woods James Woods
Age at Filming ≈ 26
M. Emmet Walsh M. Emmet Walsh
Age at Filming ≈ 38
Paul Sorvino Paul Sorvino
Age at Filming ≈ 34
Burt Young Burt Young
Age at Filming ≈ 33
Antonio Fargas Antonio Fargas
Age at Filming ≈ 27
Lauren Hutton Lauren Hutton
Age at Filming ≈ 30
Vic Tayback Vic Tayback
Age at Filming ≈ 43
Allan Rich Allan Rich
Age at Filming ≈ 47
Starletta DuPois Starletta DuPois
Age at Filming ≈ 32
Frank Sivero Frank Sivero
Age at Filming ≈ 21
Stuart Margolin
Age at Filming ≈ 33
Melanie Mayron Melanie Mayron
Age at Filming ≈ 21
Frank Adonis Frank Adonis
Age at Filming ≈ 38
Raymond Serra
Age at Filming ≈ 37
Sully Boyar
Age at Filming ≈ 50
Philip Sterling Philip Sterling
Age at Filming ≈ 51
Beatrice Winde Beatrice Winde
Age at Filming ≈ 49
Richard Foronjy Richard Foronjy
Age at Filming ≈ 36
Carmine Caridi
Age at Filming ≈ 39
Morris Carnovsky
Age at Filming ≈ 76
Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs
Age at Filming ≈ 20
Jacqueline Brookes
Age at Filming ≈ 43
Ric Mancini Ric Mancini
Age at Filming ≈ 40
Chick Hearn
Age at Filming ≈ 57
Steven Keats
Age at Filming ≈ 28
Dick Schaap
Age at Filming ≈ 39
London Lee
Age at Filming ≈ 38

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Updated: 8th Nov 2023, 2:28pm

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Remade/Rebooted As

The Gambler Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

13% 20-29
29% 30-39
11% 40-49
7% 50-59
2% 70-79
38% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

18% Female
82% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

100% Unknown

The Gambler FAQ

When was The Gambler released?

The Gambler was released on Wednesday October 2nd, 1974.

Is The Gambler on Netflix?

No, The Gambler is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is The Gambler on Amazon Prime?

No, The Gambler is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is The Gambler on Disney Plus?

No, The Gambler is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States