The Music of Chance (1993)




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Former fireman Jim Nashe (Mandy Patinkin), spending his large inheritance on a cross-country auto trip, decides to pick up a hitchhiker (James Spader). The man turns out to be a con man involved in a high-stakes poker game. Nashe makes the impulsive move of bankrolling the con man, but is unprepared to face the consequences after a big loss.

Rating: R
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
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Written By: Belinda Haas, Philip Haas
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On DVD: Jan 19, 1994
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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as Jack Pozzi

as James Nashe

as Bill Flower

as Willy Stone

as Floyd Murks

as Driver
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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Audience Reviews for The Music of Chance


WOW - there really should be more reviews of this movie.
This is truly a movie that I had NO IDEA where it was going to lead me in the next few minutes. Spader is simply amazing and intriguing - and you just start wondering if these normal people are stuck in some sort of metaphysical hell.
Complete character piece and worth your 90 minutes.

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