The cooler


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Santa Monica, Calif. : Lions Gate Home Entertainment, c2004.
Widescreen ed.


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
General Note
Special features: Director and crew commentaries; Anatomy of a scene; Storyboard comparisons; 5.1 music only track.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, James Whitaker ; editor, Arthur Coburn ; music, Mark Isham ; costume designer, Kristin M. Burke ; production designer, Toby Corbett.
William H. Macy, Maria Bello, Shawn Hatosy, Ron Livingston, Estella Warren, Arthur J. Nascarella, M.C. Gainey, Paul Sorvino, Alec Baldwin.
Bernie is extremely unlucky at gambling and he owes the Shangri-La casino's mob boss Shelly Kaplow over $100,000. He is so unlucky that he is hired as a "cooler". He gambles next to high rollers and gives them some of his bad luck to stop them from winning. This arrangement works out for awhile, but when Bernie has almost paid off his debt, he meets cocktail waitress, Natalie. The two start to fall in love and Bernie's luck begins to change. Unfortunately, Shelly isn't going to let Bernie go so easily.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R; for strong sexuality, violence, and language, and some drug use.
System Details
Soundtrack in English ; Subtitles in Spanish.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Furst, S., Pierce, M., Hannah, F., Kramer, W., Macy, W. H., Bello, M., Hatosy, S., Livingston, R., Warren, E., Nascarella, A. J., Gainey, M. C., Sorvino, P., Baldwin, A., Whitaker, J., Coburn, A., Isham, M., Burke, K. M., & Corbett, T. (2004). The cooler (Widescreen ed.). Lions Gate Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sean. Furst et al.. 2004. The Cooler. Lions Gate Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sean. Furst et al.. The Cooler Lions Gate Home Entertainment, 2004.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Furst, Sean., et al. The Cooler Widescreen ed., Lions Gate Home Entertainment, 2004.

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