June 25, 2014
Paul Thomas Anderson's thrilling first film is a modern-day noir about a gambler (John C. Reilly) who finds a mentor in Sydney (Phillip Baker Hall), a wise and wizened professional card sharp.
But Sydney is hiding a devastating secret, and when a young cocktail waitress (Gwyneth Paltrow) enters their life, both men become embroiled in murder, prostitution and kidnapping.
- Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
- Principal Cast: Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly, Gwyneth Paltrow, Samuel L. Jackson
- Country: USA
- Year: 1997
- Running Time: 102 Minutes