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The Cooler

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Original title
The Cooler
Running time
103 min.
United States United States
Wayne Kramer, Frank Hannah
Mark Isham
James Whitaker
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Content Film / Dog Pond Films / Furst Films / Gryphon Films / Visionbox Pictures / Pierce/Williams Entertainment / Zero Gravity Management
Thriller. Drama | Gambling. Mafia. Independent Film (US)
Synopsis / Plot
The unluckiest man in Vegas (William H. Macy) - a guy whose bad luck is contagious - is used by the last of the old time mob run casinos to kill high rollers' action. That is, until he falls in love with a cocktail waitress (Maria Bello) and gets "lady luck," which throws the situation into reverse. Things turn nasty when the casino director (Alec Baldwin) tries to break up the romance.
2003: Nominated for Oscar: Best Supporting Actor (Alec Baldwin)
2003: 2 Nominations for Golden Globe: Best Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress (Maria Bello)
2003: 2 Awards National Board of Review: Best Supporting Actor, reconocimiento Special
2003: Nominated for Jury Prize in el Sundance Film Festival
2003: Nominated for Critics' Choice Awards: Best Supporting Actor (Baldwin)
2003: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Nom., Best Sup. Actor (Baldwin) & Sup. Actress (Bello)
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