The Gamble

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The Gamble ★★ 1988 (R)

A young man (Modine) seeks to rescue his father from gambling debts by wagering himself against a lustful countess (Dunaway). When he loses the bet, however, he flees and joins up with a runaway (Beals) with the countess and her henchmen in close pursuit. 108m/C VHS, DVD . Matthew Modine, Jennifer Beals, Faye Dunaway; D: Carlo Vanzina.