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The Cooler

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Release Date: November 26, 2003Running Time: 101 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $8,243,880.00
Genre: Comedy, Drama


William H. Macy

Alec Baldwin

Maria Bello

Ron Livingston

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The Cooler is Bernie Lootz, a loser who has made his career out of his contagious bad luck. The Cooler plies his trade, working on the floor of Las Vegas' aging Shangri-La casino, an old-school "gambler's casino," a dinosaur in the shadow of the new Strip and its theme-park attractions. In this purgatory of bright lights and chirping slots, Bernie drifts from table to table, his bad karma cooling one gambler's lucky streak after another. Like an inmate serving time, Bernie has been here for years, paying off a nasty gambling debt he owes to the Shangri-La's slippery Director of Operations, Shelly Kaplow. Bernie is just days away from fulfilling his debt when he meets Natalie, a new cocktail ... Full Summary >>