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Summary:
Sam "Ace" Rothstein, the consummate bookie who can change the odds merely by placing a bet, has risen through the ranks of the Midwestern mob to be picked by the bosses to front their entree into Vegas. Ace lives and breathes the odds. He eventually doubles the mob's take and changes the rules of how the casinos are run. But he can't control the odds when it comes to Ginger McKenna, the chip-hustling vamp who charms Ace and becomes his wife. His infatuation with Ginger turns to obsession as she rises with him to the upper crust of society, then turns to the bottle and pills for consolation in her gilded cage. The third member of this triangle of greed and obsession is Nicky Santoro, Ace's best friend and fellow graduate of the city streets. Together, they run the perfect operation, with Ace in charge and Nicky providing the muscle. But as Nicky expands his interests and each man gains power, their lives become entangled in a story of hot tempers, obstinacy, money, love and deception.

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Cast:
Robert De Niro (as Sam 'Ace' Rothstein)
Sharon Stone (as Ginger McKenna/Rothstein)
Joe Pesci (as Nicky Santoro)
James Woods (as Lester Diamond)
Don Rickles (as Billy Sherbert)
Alan King (as Andy Stone)
Kevin Pollak (as Phillip Green)
L.Q. Jones (as Pat Webb)
Dick Smothers (as Senator)
Frank Vincent (as Frank Marino)
John Bloom (as Don Ward)
Pasquale Cajano (as Remo Gaggi)
Melissa Prophet (as Jennifer Santoro)
Bill Allison (as John Nance)
Vinny Vella (as Artie Piscano)

Directed By: Martin Scorsese
Written By:Nicholas Pileggi
Produced By: Universal Pictures [us]

Release Date: November 22nd, 1995

Length of Movie: 178 min

MPAA Rating:Rated R for strong brutal violence, pervasive strong language, drug use and some sexuality

Budget: $52,000,000

Opening Weekend:

Domestic Box Office Gross: $42,438,300

Casino Soundtrack

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Disc: 1

1. Contempt - Theme De Camille - Georges Delerue
2. Angelina/Zooma, Zooma Medley - Louis Prima
3. Hoochie Coochie Man - Muddy Waters
4. Nights In White Satin - The Moody Blues
5. How High The Moon - Les Paul & Mary Ford
6. Hurt - Timi Yuro
7. Ain't Got No Home - Clarence 'Frogman' Henry
8. Without You - Nilsson
9. Love Is The Drug - Roxy Music
10. I'm Sorry - Brenda Lee
11. Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
12. The Thrill Is Gone - B.B. King
13. Love Is Strange - Mickey And Sylvia
14. The 'In' Crowd - Ramsey Lewis
15. Stardust - Hoagy Carmichael

Disc: 2

1. Walk On The Wild Side - Jimmy Smith
2. Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa (Sad Song) - Otis Redding
3. I Ain't Superstitious - Jeff Beck With Rod Stewart
4. The Glory Of Love - The Velvetones
5. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - Devo
6. What A Difference A Day Makes - Dinah Washington
7. Working In A Colemine - Lee Dorsey
8. House Of The Rising Sun - Eric Burdon
9. Those Were The Days - Cream
10. Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me) - Tony Bennet
11. Slippin' And Slidin' - Little Richard
12. You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You - Dean Martin
13. Compared To What - Les McCann & Eddie Harris
14. Basin Street Blues/ When It's Sleepy Time Down Sou - Louis Prima
15. Matthaus Passion - Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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