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The King of Marvin Gardens (The Philosopher King)

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Jack Nicholson Jack Nicholson
David Staebler
Bruce Dern Bruce Dern
Jason Staebler
John P. Ryan John P. Ryan
Surtees
Sully Boyar Sully Boyar
Lebowitz


Written by
Bob Rafelson Bob Rafelson
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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 deal to take over a resort off the coast of Hawaii. He summons his brother David (Jack Nicholson), an FM radio monologist in Philadelphia, to meet him in Atlantic City where the deal is to be finalized. While they wait around for the impossible dream to materialize, Jason tries to renew contact wit ... (more)
Release date: 13 October 1972
UPC: 043396528093
Tags: Drama (8), Murder (5), Casino (5), 1972 (4), Singer (4), Bank (4), Restaurant (4), Stripper (4), Disappearance (4), Middle Age (4), Beauty Pageant (3), 1970s (3), Loser (3), Beauty Queen (3), Packing (3), Piano Tuner (3), Eye Liner (3), Dancing (2), Cricket (2), Fish (2)
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