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21 / Columbia Pictures presents ; in association with Relativity Media ; a Trigger Street/Michael De Luca production ; produced by Dana Brunetti, Kevin Spacey, Michael De Luca ; screenplay by Peter Steinfeld and Allan Loeb ; directed by Robert Luketic.

Contributor(s): Luketic, Robert, 1973- [direction.] | Brunetti, Dana [production.] | Spacey, Kevin, 1959- [production.] | De Luca, Michael, 1965- [production.] | Steinfeld, Peter [writing.] | Loeb, Allan [writing.] | Sturgess, Jim, 1981- [cast.] | Bosworth, Kate, 1983- [cast.] | Fishburne, Laurence, III, 1961- [cast.] | Spacey, Kevin, 1959- [cast.] | Mezrich, Ben, 1969-. Bringing down the house | Columbia Pictures (Firm) | Relativity Media (Firm) | Trigger Street Productions (Firm) | Michael De Luca Productions (Firm) | Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm).
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Culver City, CA, USA : Culver City, CA, USA : Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2006. ; 2007Edition: Widescreen ed.Description: 1 videodisc (123 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscISBN: 9781435924390; 1435924398.Other title: Twenty-one.Subject(s): Massachusetts Institute of Technology -- Drama | Cardsharping -- Drama | Gamblers -- Drama | Blackjack (Game) -- Drama | Card counting -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- Drama | College students -- Conduct of life -- Drama | College teachers -- Massachusetts -- Drama | Casinos -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- Drama | Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Drama | Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Blackjack (Game) | Card counting | Cardsharping | Casinos | College students -- Conduct of life | College teachers | Gamblers | Massachusetts | Nevada -- Las VegasGenre/Form: Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.) | DVD-Video discs. | Action and adventure films. | Caper films. | Drama. | Feature films. | Fiction films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Feature films. | Adventure films. | Suspense films. | Caper films. | Feature films. | Fiction films. | Action and adventure films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Features.DDC classification: 791.43/72
Production Credits: Credits: Director of photography, Russell Carpenter ; editor, Elliot Graham ; music, David Sardy ; costume designer, Luca Mosca ; production designer, Missy Stewart.
Cast: Jim Sturgess, Kate Bosworth, Laurence Fishburne, Kevin Spacey.Summary: Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent student at M.I.T. Wanting to transfer to the Harvard School of Medicine, he learns that he cannot afford the $300,000 for the tuition. Then Ben is introduced into a small but secretive club by his math professor, Micky Rosa. The club has four other students: Jill, Choi, Kianna, and Jimmy; and they are being trained by Mickey in the skill of blackjack card counting. Intriged by the desire to make money, Ben joins his new friends on secret weekend trips to Las Vegas where, using the skills of code talk and hand signals, Ben makes hundreds of thousands of dollars winning blackjack at casino after casino. Ben wants to make only enough money for his tuition and then to back out of the group. Ben's greed and arrogance put Micky, as well as the group, on the radar of a brutal casino security enforcer named Cole Williams. Cole holds a personal grudge against Micky which threatens to undo everything the students have learned and earned.
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Copyright Claimant: Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. Previous Registration: 2006, Screenplay: PAu0003081664. Pre-existing Material: Previously published musical compositions and sound recordings of compositions. Based on the book Bringing down the house: the inside story of six MIT students who took Vegas for millions by Ben Mezrich. Previously published books, magazines, newspapers, artwork, photography, posters and sports programs/footage. Screenplay. Date of Creation: 2008; Date of Publication: 2008-03-27; Registration Number / Date: PA0001594605 / 2008-03-28.

Based on the book: Bringing down the house: the inside story of six M.I.T. students who took Vegas for millions / by Ben Mezrich.

For private home use only.

Credits: Director of photography, Russell Carpenter ; editor, Elliot Graham ; music, David Sardy ; costume designer, Luca Mosca ; production designer, Missy Stewart.

Cast: Jim Sturgess, Kate Bosworth, Laurence Fishburne, Kevin Spacey.

Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent student at M.I.T. Wanting to transfer to the Harvard School of Medicine, he learns that he cannot afford the $300,000 for the tuition. Then Ben is introduced into a small but secretive club by his math professor, Micky Rosa. The club has four other students: Jill, Choi, Kianna, and Jimmy; and they are being trained by Mickey in the skill of blackjack card counting. Intriged by the desire to make money, Ben joins his new friends on secret weekend trips to Las Vegas where, using the skills of code talk and hand signals, Ben makes hundreds of thousands of dollars winning blackjack at casino after casino. Ben wants to make only enough money for his tuition and then to back out of the group. Ben's greed and arrogance put Micky, as well as the group, on the radar of a brutal casino security enforcer named Cole Williams. Cole holds a personal grudge against Micky which threatens to undo everything the students have learned and earned.

Ratings: PG-13 (for some violence and sexual content, including partial nudity). Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).

DVD, Region 1, Anamorphic Widescreen (2.40:1) presentation, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.

Languages: English; also dubbed into French and Spanish.

Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; Closed-captioned.

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