September 1998115 minutesDrama Academy Award(R) winner Matt Damon (GOOD WILL HUNTING, Best Original Screenplay, 1997; THE BOURNE SUPREMACY) and Edward Norton (THE ITALIAN JOB) star in this story of passion, risk, and the extreme price of friendship! After losing a high-stakes card game, Mike (Damon) gives up gambling for law school and a fresh start with his girlfriend (Gretchen Mol -- CRADLE WILL ROCK). But then his best buddy (Norton) gets out of prison and in over his head with a ruthless card shark (John Malkovich -- BEING JOHN MALKOVICH). From there, Mike's strong sense of loyalty --- and the lure of the game --- draw him back to the tables in a game he cannot afford to lose! Also starring John Turturro (O BROTHER, WHERE ARE THOU?) and Oscar(R) winner Martin Landau (ED WOOD, Best Supporting Actor, 1994).
Starring Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba, MOLLY'S GAME is the thrilling true story of Molly Bloom (Chastain), the mastermind behind the world’s most exclusive and glamorous poker empire whose players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans and finally, unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob. When she is arrested in the middle of the night by FBI agents wielding automatic weapons, she turns to criminal defence lawyer, Charlie Jaffey (Elba), who learned that there was more to Molly than the tabloids led us to believe. Academy Award® winning writer Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network) delivers a quick-witted, fiery directorial debut with this riveting portrait of a smart, talented woman who gambled everything, won big, then lost it all.