Hard Eight

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Director

Paul Thomas Anderson

Cast

Philip Baker Hall as Sydney

John C. Reilly as John

Gwyneth Paltrow as Clementine

Samuel L. Jackson as Jimmy

Philip Seymour Hoffman as a Craps Player

Writers

Paul Thomas Anderson (written by)


Summary

Veteran gambler Sydney befriends a young man named John, transforming into a Las Vegas casino champion. John falls for a prostitute, and the couple soon finds themselves in need of Sydney's help.
Veteran gambler Sydney befriends a young man named John, transforming into a Las Vegas casino champion. John falls for a prostitute, and the couple soon finds themselves in need of Sydney's help.

Genre

Drama, Crime

Released

January 20, 1996 (Sundance)

Runtime

1hr 41min

MPAA

R, for strong language, some violence and sexuality

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