The Gambler ( Also Known As: El apostador) is a Crime, Drama, Thriller film directed by Rupert Wyatt and written by William Monahan. It was released on 25 December 2014 (USA). It stars Mark Wahlberg, Jessica Lange, John Goodman. The film's content : Lit professor and gambler Jim Bennett's debt causes him to borrow money from his mother and a loan shark. Further complicating his situation is his relationship with one of his students.... What awaits ahead ? Enjoy the film and discover by yourself.