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3.0
472 Ratings

The Cooler

Directed by Wayne Kramer
United States, 2003
Drama, Romance

Synopsis

Bernie Lootz (William H. Macy) is extremely unlucky at gambling, and he owes the Shangri-La casino over 100,000 dollars. He is so unlucky that he is hired as a “cooler,” someone to gamble next to high rollers and give them some of his bad luck to stop them from winning.

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The Cooler Directed by Wayne Kramer

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2004 | Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Sundance Film Festival

2003

Toronto International Film Festival

2003

National Board of Review

2003 | 2 wins including: Best Supporting Actor

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