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WATCH: Trailer Of Soon-To-Be Released Online Poker Movie 'Runner, Runner'

Film Is Set To Hit Theaters This Fall


The trailer for a brand new poker movie has come out. Runner, Runner is set to hit theaters nationwide on September 27 of this year.

The movie is from the writers of Rounders. The film stars Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake.

The plot reportedly is the following: “Richie Furst (Timberlake), is a Princeton student who is cheated out of his tuition money by playing online poker. When he learns that the site is hosted from a remote island location, he goes to confront the site’s corrupt owner, Ivan Block (Affleck), but is lured into becoming Ivan’s protégé and right-hand man. Their relationship starts to reach a boiling point all while an FBI agent tries to use Richie to bring Ivan down.”

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over 8 years ago

umm...not sure how i feel about this. they've definitely got the douchy, online player stereotype pegged. ill have to see the whole thing to make a real opinion.


over 8 years ago

Obviously can't judge an entire movie from a 150 second trailer, but I'll pay to see it!


over 8 years ago

I cant wait to see the guy get fed to the Alligators!!
Looks good though.