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The Resource 21, Columbia Pictures presents in association with Relativity Media, a Trigger Street/Michael De Luca production ; produced by Dana Brunetti, Kevin Spacey, Michael De Luca ; screenplay by Peter Steinfeld and Allan Loeb ; directed by Robert Luketic

21, Columbia Pictures presents in association with Relativity Media, a Trigger Street/Michael De Luca production ; produced by Dana Brunetti, Kevin Spacey, Michael De Luca ; screenplay by Peter Steinfeld and Allan Loeb ; directed by Robert Luketic

Label
21
Title
21
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures presents in association with Relativity Media, a Trigger Street/Michael De Luca production ; produced by Dana Brunetti, Kevin Spacey, Michael De Luca ; screenplay by Peter Steinfeld and Allan Loeb ; directed by Robert Luketic
Title variation
Twenty-one
Contributor
Actor
Author of screenplay,
Director
Director of photography
Distributor
Film editor
Producer
Production company
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent student at M.I.T. Wanting to transfer to the Harvard School of Medicine, he learns that he cannot afford the $300,000 for the tuition. Then Ben is introduced into a small but secretive club by his math professor, Micky Rosa. The club has four other students: Jill, Choi, Kianna, and Jimmy; and they are being trained by Mickey in the skill of blackjack card counting. Intrigued by the desire to make money, Ben joins his new friends on secret weekend trips to Las Vegas where, using the skills of code talk and hand signals, Ben makes hundreds of thousands of dollars winning blackjack at casino after casino. Ben wants to make only enough money for his tuition and then to back out of the group. Ben's greed and arrogance put Micky, as well as the group, on the radar of a brutal casino security enforcer named Cole Williams. Cole holds a personal grudge against Micky which threatens to undo everything the students have learned and earned
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
21 (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Russell Carpenter ; editor, Elliot Graham ; music, David Sardy ; costume designer, Luca Mosca ; production designer, Missy Stewart
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some violence and sexual content, including partial nudity
Language note
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
  • PN1995.9.A3
  • PN1997.2
LC item number
  • T84689 2008
  • .T94689 2008
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/musicdirector
60Xx_XZv_10
PerformerNote
Jim Sturgess, Kate Bosworth, Laurence Fishburne, Kevin Spacey, Aaron Yoo, Liza Lapira, Jacob Pitts, Josh Gad, Sam Golzari, Jack McGee, Helen Carey
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1965-
  • 1973-
  • 1976-
  • 1950-
  • 1983-
  • 1961-
  • 1979-
  • 1981-
  • 1979-
  • 1944-
  • 1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brunetti, Dana
  • Spacey, Kevin
  • De Luca, Michael
  • Steinfeld, Peter
  • Loeb, Allan
  • Luketic, Robert
  • Sardy, David
  • Graham, Elliot
  • Carpenter, Russell
  • Sturgess, Jim
  • Bosworth, Kate
  • Fishburne, Laurence
  • Yoo, Aaron
  • Lapira, Liza
  • Pitts, Jacob
  • Gad, Josh
  • Golzari, Sam
  • McGee, Jack
  • Carey, Helen
  • Mezrich, Ben
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Relativity Media
  • Trigger Street Productions
  • Michael De Luca Productions (Firm)
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
123
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Blackjack (Game)
  • Card counting
  • College students
  • College teachers
  • Casinos
  • Barajas
  • Estudiantes universitarios
  • Barajas
  • Estudiantes universitarios
  • Blackjack (Game)
  • Card counting
  • Casinos
  • College students
  • College teachers
  • Las Vegas (Nev.)
  • Massachusetts
  • Nevada
Technique
live action
Label
21, Columbia Pictures presents in association with Relativity Media, a Trigger Street/Michael De Luca production ; produced by Dana Brunetti, Kevin Spacey, Michael De Luca ; screenplay by Peter Steinfeld and Allan Loeb ; directed by Robert Luketic
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the book: Bringing down the house / by Ben Mezrich
  • Originally released as a feature film in 2008
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: "21 : the advantage player" (the cast explains the game of blackjack and card counting) -- "Basic strategy : a complete film journal" (making-of featurette) -- "Money plays : a tour of the good life" (Featurette that explores the clothes, luxuries and locations shown in the film -- optional audio filmmaker commentary
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (123 min.)
Isbn
9781435924390
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396267183
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
26718
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)226300745
  • 1836167
  • (OCoLC)ocn226300745
  • 1836167
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
21, Columbia Pictures presents in association with Relativity Media, a Trigger Street/Michael De Luca production ; produced by Dana Brunetti, Kevin Spacey, Michael De Luca ; screenplay by Peter Steinfeld and Allan Loeb ; directed by Robert Luketic
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the book: Bringing down the house / by Ben Mezrich
  • Originally released as a feature film in 2008
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: "21 : the advantage player" (the cast explains the game of blackjack and card counting) -- "Basic strategy : a complete film journal" (making-of featurette) -- "Money plays : a tour of the good life" (Featurette that explores the clothes, luxuries and locations shown in the film -- optional audio filmmaker commentary
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (123 min.)
Isbn
9781435924390
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396267183
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
26718
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)226300745
  • 1836167
  • (OCoLC)ocn226300745
  • 1836167
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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