About the film
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Release Date: March 27, 2008
|Slogan||:||«They proved the Vegas Blackjack System was beatable...by beating the hell out of it.»|
|Production Companies||:||Columbia Pictures, Relativity Media|
|Producers||:||Francine Maisler, Michael De Luca, Brett Ratner, William S. Beasley, Dana Brunetti, Ryan Kavanaugh|
|Writers||:||Allan Loeb, Peter Steinfeld, Ben Mezrich|
Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent, student at M.I.T. in Boston who strives to succeed. Wanting a scholarship to transfer to Harvard School of Medicine with the desire to become a doctor, Ben learns that he cannot afford the $300,000 for the four to five years of schooling as he comes from a poor, working-class background. But one evening, Ben is introduced by his unorthodox math professor Micky Rosa into a small but secretive club of five. Students Jill, Choi, Kianna, and Fisher, who are being trained by Professor Rosa of the skill of card counting at blackjack.