Matt Damon and Edward Norton star in this story of passion, risk and the extreme price of friendship! After losing a high-stakes card game, Mike gives up gambling for law school and a fresh start with his girlfriend. But then his best buddy gets out of prison and in over his head with a ruthless card shark. From there, Mike's strong sense of loyalty - and the lure of the game - draws him back to the tables in a game he cannot afford to lose! Also starring John Turturro and Martin Landau.