2013 – Runner Runner

Directed by: Brad Furman
Written by: Brian Koppelman, David Levien
Produced by: Arnon Milchan, Jennifer Davisson Killoran, Production year: 2013
Original release: October 4, 2013
Running time: 1 hour, 31 minutes
Other cast: Ben Affleck, Justin Timberlake, Gemma Arterton
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Believing that he has been swindled, Princeton grad student Richie (Justin Timberlake) goes to Costa Rica to confront online-gambling tycoon Ivan Block (Ben Affleck). Block’s promises of immense wealth and power have a seductive effect on Richie, until he learns the shocking truth about his new mentor. When Richie is coerced by the FBI to help bring Block to justice, he faces the biggest gamble of his life: outmaneuvering the two forces closing in on him.