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The King of Marvin Gardens (1972)

The King of Marvin Gardens
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6.5 IMDB rating

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Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson

David Staebler
Bruce Dern

Bruce Dern

Jason Staebler
Julia Anne Robinson

Julia Anne Robinson

Jessica
Charles LaVine

Charles LaVine

Grandfather
John P. Ryan

John P. Ryan

Surtees


Written by
Jacob Brackman

Jacob Brackman

(screenplay)
Bob Rafelson

Bob Rafelson

(story) and


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Description: The American dream is to get past Marvin Gardens and buy Park Place or Boardwalk. Monopoly, for some, is a game and, for others, a lifelong reality. This film is about one man's quest for the easy road to Boardwalk. Jason Staebler (Bruce Dern) is making his last go for the big break. He has convinced himself that he can negotiate a de ... (more)
Release date: 12 October 1972
UPC: 043396528093
Drama (7), 1972 (5), Murder (4), Casino (4), Bank (3), Stripper (3), Disappearance (3), Singer (3), Middle Age (3), 1970s (3), Restaurant (3), Paris France (2), Piano Tuner (2), Eye Liner (2), Beauty Queen (2), SnP (2), Loser (2), Beauty Pageant (2), Packing (2), Cabin (1)
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