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Casino Jack and the United States of Money

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Casino Jack and the United States of Money

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
120 minutes
Wide Release Date:
05/07/10
director:
Alex Gibney
distributor:
Magnolia Pictures
author:
Alex Gibney
genre:
Documentary

We gave it an A-

WRITTEN BY Alex Gibney
DIRECTED BY Alex Gibney

The subject of Alex Gibney’s new R-rated documentary, disgraced former lobbyist Jack Abramoff, has lived a life so over-the-top it seems like fiction. ”He was kind of like a secret agent gone wild who was involved in everything from Indian casinos to Russian mobsters to [Asian] sweatshops,” says Gibney (who directed the 2007 Oscar winner Taxi to the Dark Side).