About the film
bet loser mobster bookie
Release Date: December 04, 1998
|Production Companies||:||Lions Gate Films, Angry Mob, Barwood Films|
|Producers||:||Cis Corman, Lauren McLaughlin, John Dunning, Michael Paseornek, Monica Hampton, Sophia Lin, André Link, Jeff Sackman, Derrick Tseng, Stacie Goodman, F. Miguel Valenti, Erin Martin, Amy Starr, Ian MacGregor|
Vinnie's a bookie, happily married, running his operation for 30 years out of his bar in Brooklyn. Times change, the boys up the chain want a bigger profit, so Vinnie's expendable He's assigned a hotheaded kid, Tony, the nephew of a local mobster. Vinnie's told to school the lad, use him for collections, and teach him some sense. What Vinnie doesn't know is that once Tony learns the ropes, Vinnie will be out. Tensions mount when Tony goes around Vinnie's paternalistic ways, takes a bet from an unemployed alcoholic, and demands that the loser's wife pay the vig in trade. Is there any way out for Vinnie - with or without his good name?