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Title 21 [(DVD) videorecording] / Columbia Pictures presents in association with Relativity Media, a Trigger Street/Michael De Luca production, a film by Robert Luketic ; produced by Dana Brunetti, Kevin Spacey, Michael De Luca ; screenplay by Peter Steinfeld and Allan Loeb ; directed by Robert Luketic.

Publication Info. Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2008]
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 95th Street Adult DVD Fiction  F TWE    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (123 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Note Title from container.
Based on the book 'Bring down the house: the inside story of six M.I.T. students who took Vegas for millions' by Ben Mezrich.
Cast Jim Sturgess, Kate Bosworth, Laurence Fishburne, Kevin Spacey.
Credits Director of photography, Russell Carpenter ; editor, Elliot Graham ; music, David Sardy ; costume designer, Luca Mosca ; production designer, Missy Stewart.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for some violence and sexual content, including partial nudity.
Summary Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent, student at M.I.T. Wanting to transfer to the Harvard School of Medicine, he learns that he cannot afford the $300,000 for the tuition. Ben is introduced into a small but secretive club by his math professor Micky Rosa. The club has four other students: Jill, Choi, Kianna, and Jimmy. They are being trained the skill of blackjack card counting by Micky. Intrigued by the desire to make money, Ben joins his new friends on secret weekend trips to Las Vegas where, using their skills of code talk and hand signals. Ben makes hundreds of thousands of dollars winning blackjack at casino after casino. Ben only wants to make enough money for the tuition and then back out, but Ben's greed and arrogance put Micky, as well as the group, on the radar of a brutal casino security enforcer, named Cole Williams. Cole holds a personal grudge of some kind against Micky which threatens to undo everything the students have learned and earned.
Subject Blackjack (Game) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Card counting -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
College students -- Conduct of life -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
College teachers -- Massachusetts -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Casinos -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Added Author Brunetti, Dana.
Spacey, Kevin.
De Luca, Michael, 1965-
Steinfeld, Peter.
Loeb, Allan.
Luketic, Robert, 1973-
Sturgess, Jim.
Bosworth, Kate, 1983-
Fishburne, Laurence, III, 1961-
Mezrich, Ben. Bringing down the house.
Columbia Pictures.
Relative Media (Firm)
Trigger Street Productions.
Michael De Luca Productions (Firm)
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Twenty-one
ISBN 1435924398
Standard No. 043396267183
Music No. 26718 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
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