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13 (2011)

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Vince Ferro is a man in desperate circumstances. While on a quick fix-it job, he steals an envelope containing instructions for a mysterious job that promises a potential fortune. He assumes a false identity and follows the instructions, only to find himself a numbered participant in an underworld Russian roulette competition, where gamblers place bets on who'll survive when the trigger is pulled. The stakes are high, but the payout is more than he can resist. Many are competing for the first time, and a precious few have even returned to play again, but are his odds any better than other players in this most deadly game? What will it take to be the last man standing? -- (C) Anchor Bay
Rating:
R (for disturbing violence, language and brief drug use)
Genre:
Drama , Mystery & Suspense
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Cast

Sam Riley
as Vince Ferro
Mickey Rourke
as Patrick Jefferson
Jason Statham
as Jasper Bagges
Ray Winstone
as Ronald Lynn Bagges
50 Cent
as Jimmy
David Zayas
as Detective Larry Mullane
Ben Gazzara
as Schlondorff
Alan Davidson
as Tony Drizer
Gaby Hoffmann
as Clara Ferro
Alice Barrett-Mitchell
as Leanne Ferro
Stephen Beach
as Nick Ferro
Starla Benford
as Doctor Anna Cummings
Daisy Tahan
as Jenny Ferro
Forrest Griffin
as Joey Blarro
Ed Bergtold
as Cop #1
John Robert Hoffman
as CPS Store Worker
Doug Kruse
as Rigalowsky
J.D. Thompson
as Trailer Driver
Anthony Chisholm
as Mr. Gomez
Stephen Gevedon
as MacKinnon
Ricky Garcia
as Conductor #1
Jamison Ernest
as Taxi Driver
Doug Torres
as Conductor #2
Joseph Debona
as Shed Guard
Danny Rutigliano
as Conductor #3
Temur Babluani
as Supervisor
Toru Ohno
as Mahima
Frank Senger
as Nearby Gambler
Lars Gerhard
as Money Man #1
Wayne Duvall
as Mr. Taylor
Scotty Dillin
as Money Man #2
Darrell Larson
as Game Doctor
Paul Butler
as Money Boss
Don Frye
as Handler #1
Prianga Pieris
as Handler #2
Peter Figlia
as Bartender
Brad Gallagher
as Hans #11
Howard W. Overshown
as Police Officer
Omar Hernandez
as Player #3
Paul Lucas
as Postman
Glen Trotiner
as Deli Counter Man
Rock Kohli
as Player #9
George Feaster
as Riley #2
Martin Murphy
as Betting Man #1
Mark Halvis
as Betting Man #2
Dan Paragon
as Betting Man #3
William Fowle
as Betting Man #4
Robert Testut
as Betting Man #5
Roberto Rizzo
as Betting Man #6
David Scott Klein
as Betting Man #7
William Posner
as Betting Man #8
Robert Freedman
as Gambler #1
John Fiore
as Gambler #2
Jerry Goralnick
as Gambler #3
Jeff Burchfield
as Player #14
Nacho Figueras
as Handler #3
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Critic Reviews for 13

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (7)

Géla Babluani's English-language remake of his French debut loses the source's gritty, mysterious gloom.

Full Review… | October 28, 2011
Hollywood Reporter
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"13'' is Gela Babluani's American remake of his successful 2005 Georgian-language film "13 Tzameti.'' He should have left well enough alone.

Full Review… | October 28, 2011
New York Post
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A tense, paranoid nightmare with a chilly metaphysical overview has been trampled into a blustering, bad cartoon.

October 27, 2011
New York Times
Top Critic

Making a film about the cutthroat world of Russian Roulette is a little like making a gambling thriller about the card game War.

Full Review… | October 27, 2011
AV Club
Top Critic

A starry cast and glossier production values simply work against the black-and-white original's strengths in this stillborn thriller.

Full Review… | October 26, 2011
Variety
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Aside from some character-defining flashbacks, a godawful score and sweat-enhancing color photography, it's the same movie as before -- a divertingly tense yet superficial time-waster.

Full Review… | October 26, 2011
Time Out
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for 13

A sharp, stylish, edgy and tension-charged thriller. It's a thrilling, nail-biting and exceptionally performed and well-crafted film. Director, Gela Bablunai takes his classic original film and gives it a new life and darkness to explore for a new audience. A story with intense choices, compelling characters and brutally explosive consequences that chill you to the bone. A chilling and suspenseful movie that's gut-wrenching, cripplingly disturbing and eye-opening, strong and riveting movie. It packs a full-clip of intensity and has the impact of a hot slug from a gun. An outstanding cast of actors who do a great job with their supporting roles. Sam Riley gives an excellent performance, making a wonderful lead character. Ray Winstone is brilliant. Mickey Rourke is fantastic Rourke and Winstone add some empathy to their characters due to their harsh surroundings and brutal nature that surrounds them. Jason Statham is terrific, he brings a great mystery to his character as well as greed and brief emotional regret.

Al S
Al S

Super Reviewer

½

3 3/4's for me. This movie really had my heart racing. A little rough around the edges. Definitely Independent film style. Definitely suspenseful. My husband thought that this was a strange movie..I found it intriguing, and a bit shocking, at times. Plenty of familiar faces were invlolved in this project...

Cynthia S.
Cynthia S.

Super Reviewer

½

Very good movie, impressive! I heard this was a remake, I didn't see the original but this was a very edgy heart-pumping film. The movie keeps you guessing what's gonna happen and even though some actors are not used to there full potential it was good enough. Loved the ending very wicked!!! A naive young man assumes a dead man's identity and finds himself embroiled in an underground world of power, violence, and chance where men gamble behind closed doors on the lives of other men.

Manu Gino
Manu Gino

Super Reviewer

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