Four Dogs Playing Poker
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Background information
Released 2000
Directed by Paul Rachman
Starring Balthazar Getty
Olivia Williams
George Lazenby
featuring John Taylor

Four Dogs Playing Poker is a 2000 crime thriller film directed by Paul Rachman, starring Balthazer Getty and John Taylor.

Plot Edit

A group of friends steal a valuable statuette for a ruthless art dealer. The amateur thieves botch the delivery of the statuette and the art dealer demands that they pay him $1 million by the end of the week or face the consequences: certain death.

Desperate, the friends decide to take out a $1 million life insurance policy on one of themselves with the idea that if one of them is sacrificed, the others will collect on the policy and be able pay off the art dealer. What follows is a reckoning: The friends enter into a lethal lottery to choose who will be the victim and who will be the killer.

Cast Edit

  • Olivia Williams - Audrey
  • Balthazar Getty - Julian
  • Arly Jover - Maria
  • George Lazenby - Carlo
  • Tim Curry - Felix
  • Forest Whitaker - Mr. Ellington
  • Inday Ba - Punk Chick
  • John Taylor - Dick

James Bond connection Edit

Four Dogs Playing Poker star George Lazenby is best known for portraying James Bond in the 1969 film On Her Majesty's Secret Service. Duran Duran later did the theme song "A View To A Kill" for the 1985 movie of the same name.

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