By Owen Gleiberman
Updated March 26, 2008 at 04:00 AM EDT
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21

type
  • Movie

Based on Ben Mezrich’s 2002 nonfiction best-seller Bringing Down the House, 21 is the tale of an MIT whiz (Jim Sturgess) who, with the help of a math prof (Kevin Spacey), learns to cheat at blackjack by counting cards. Naturally, he heads to Vegas to make some cash. Kate Bosworth is one of the math nerds in his card crew, and Laurence Fishburne plays the casino heavy who catches on to the kid’s shenanigans. (March 28)

21

type
  • Movie
mpaa
  • PG-13
runtime
  • 123 minutes
director
  • Robert Luketic

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