Plot – Ben Campbell is a shy but brilliant math student who ends up gambling to solve his financial problems and pay for college. Thanks to his qualities Ben is recruited into a team made up of the most gifted college students. The team carries on a special profitable business: every weekend the group moves to Las Vegas where, using a computing system created by their Math teacher Micky Rosa, they manage to break the casino's bank by applying science to Black Jack. Seduced by the glittering life of Las Vegas and by his smart sexy teammate Jill, Ben will yield to the dangerous temptation to force the game.
All actors – Jim Sturgess, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, Aaron Yoo, Liza Lapira, Jacob Pitts, Laurence Fishburne, Jack McGee, Josh Gad, Sam Golzari, Helen Carey, Jack Gilpin, Donna Lows, Butch Williams, Ben Campbell, Frank Patton, Steven Richard Vezina, Chaska T. Werner, Kyle Morris, Ernell Manabat, Frank DeAngelo, Marcus Weiss, Anthony DiMaria, Christopher Michael Holley, Scott Beringer, Terasa Livingstone, Jeffrey J. Dashnaw, Colin Angle, Supriya Chakrabarti, Bradley Thoennes, Kieu Chinh, Alice Lo, Sally Livingston, Henry Houh, Frank Chen, Spencer Garrett, Celeste Oliva, Tom McGowan, Ruby Hondros, Christian Mello, Gregory Seymore, Shaun Aponik, Finise Avery, Ellen Becker-Gray, Fethi Bendida, Michael Bennett, Chad Boldini, Eric Bruno Borgman, Patrick Canty, Fritz Ceriales, Chemi Che-Mponda, Sean Collins, Desiree April Connolly, Jeffrey Corazzini, Michael Coryer, Katie Curley, Julia Dagovich, Ramses Ericstam Del Hierro, Kevin Deon, Will Dragan, Benjamin Fisher, Steve Flynn, Victor Franko, Tom Gilligan, Trudi Goodman, Harley Harrison, Ty Izquierdo, Seba Johnson, Christopher Jude, Lyralen Kaye, Crystal Lisbon, Rebecca Marshall, Robert Masiello, Alexandra McDougall, Andrew J McGuinness, Josh Mervis, Ron Murphy, Chris Palermo, Giovanni Pantaleo, Bob Pepper, Americo Presciutti, Eric Rollins, Ben Samuels, Rocky Self, Jessi Shuttleworth, Billy Silvia, Joe Sobalo Jr., John Wayland Somers, Stream, David Struffolino, A.J. Sullivan, Christopher Tranchina, Amanda Warnock, Donald Warnock, Mike Wendt, Kris Williams, Henry Fleming Woodshow all
“21” Quotes 27 quotes
“You know what's worse than a loser? Someone who won't admit he played it wrong.”
“- Ben Campbell: You know, ever since I was 16, I crushed exams. I took on extracurricular. I showed up early. I even sat at the front of the class and stayed late. Man, I gave up everything. You know, I gave up fun. I gave up sex.
- Miles Connoly: I don't think you gave up sex.
- Ben Campbell: Okay, maybe not sex.”
“- Micky Rosa: There's one more thing, Ben, and this is important. We're counting cards, we're not gambling. We're following a specific set of rules and playing a system.
- Ben Campbell: Right.
- Micky Rosa: Now, I've seen how crazy it can get at those tables, and sometimes, people lose control. They give in to their emotions. You will not.”
“- Jill Taylor: Ben, you should feel the thrill of winning more money than you can possibly imagine. I think you should come to Vegas. 'Cause I'm guessing that you could probably use a break from this place.
- Ben Campbell: I can't. I'm sorry. I just can't.
- Jill Taylor: You're welcome any time. You know, I think the best thing about Vegas is...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Hey, Fisher. Win like a man, lose like a man.”
“- Ben Campbell: Hey, I let you down, all right. I get it.
- Micky Rosa: Excuse me? You let me down? I don't care! Let me make one thing clear to you, I am not your father! You are not my friend. This is a business. You were only good to me as the money you make, and, right now it's not worth a hell of a whole lot!”
“I think the worst part of it was not being able to tell anyone. But for the first time in my life, the world made itself easy for me. And I liked it.”
“- Ben Campbell: How come you don't play?
- Micky Rosa: Oh, I did. I played for a long time and I was the best. But I'm retired now. Take my advice, Ben, it's always best to go out when you're on top. Welcome to Vegas!”
“You not only have a gifted mind, but you're also composed. You don't give in to your emotion. You think logically. Ben, you were born for this.”
“All right, look, Ben. I'm not gonna lie to you. You're good, you're very, very good. But you did exactly what I told you not to. You got emotional and then you got stupid. Now you tell me why in the world I'd ever get back in business with you.”
“- Ben Campbell: I've just lost everything! Look, please... I don't want to lose you, too.
- Jill Taylor: Ben, you were dragged away in Vegas. I haven't heard from you. I had no idea where you were.
- Ben Campbell: I know. You know, I'm so sorry that I hurt you. I'm sorry. In Vegas, I don't know what happened. That wasn't me. Look, you know me....” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Micky Rosa: You steal 'The Bible', you go to Hell. That's the way it works.
- Choi: Like I'm not going already.”