"Runner Runner" movie quotes follow the clues in the crime drama thriller about the lavish world of online poker. The film, produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, was written by Brian Koppelman and David Levien and directed by Brad Furman. "Runner Runner" opened in the United states on October 4, 2013.
In "Runner Runner," Justin Timberlake stars as college student Richie Furst. Faced with the mounting bills of attending Princeton University, Richie uses his mathematical skills to succeed at high-stakes online poker to pay his tuition. All is going well until he loses, badly. But this isn't just any loss, Richie soon learns he was cheated.
With his future on the line, Richie heads off to Costa Rica to confront online casino mogul Ivan Block (Ben Affleck). Ivan not only makes things right financially but offers Richie a job he can't refuse. Richie has all the money he wants, a lavish lifestyle, a pretty girl (Gemma Arterton) and all is good. That is until he's approached by an FBI agent (Anthony Mackie) who tries to turn Richie against Ivan. Richie is forced to choose a side or make the tough choice to go out on his own to determine his own future."Runner Runner" hits theaters in the fall 2013 movie season which already features a number of other great movies like "Gravity," "Don Jon," "Rush, "Prisoners,", "Enough Said," "The Family," "Riddick," "The World's End," "Getaway," "Drinking Buddies," "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones," "Paranoia," "Kick-Ass 2," "We're the Millers, and "Elysium".
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Are You Doing Something Wrong?Photo: flickr / CC0
Ivan Block: "Just ask yourself, are you doing something wrong?"After his scare with the FBI, Richie confronts Ivan about what they are really doing. Ivan brushes it off as nothing, calling the FBI agent jealous.
Richie Furst: "Are we? Why is the FBI all over me?"
Ivan Block: "He's jealous. He sees what you have. He sees what you're gonna have and he's plugging away for chump change."Should this be higher or lower?
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Taking a Shot at a Real BusinessVideo: YouTube
Richie Furst: "Richie Furst"Upon meeting Ivan, the head of the online poker site, Richie is surprised at the kindness he receives. He got more than expected, plus an offer he can't refuse.
Ivan Block: "Welcome aboard. This is the House. I never in a million years thought I'd have something like this."
Richie Furst: "Why the House?"
Ivan Block: "The house always wins, which is why we don't have to cheat people."
Richie Furst: "But the math is right. Am I missing something?"
Ivan Block: "No, no, you didn't miss anything. We missed something. I'm very grateful. I am nothing if not world class at showing my gratitude so your account has been credited with the amount that you lost."
Richie Furst: "I don't know what to say. Thank you"
Ivan Block: "Well listen. I put a little something extra in here for your troubles. That will get you through your masters. I think that ends our business here.Unless of course you feel like sticking around and taking a shot at a real business, guaranteed seven figures in the first 18 months, guaranteed eight figures in the first three years. What do you say? Is it Newark or you stick around here with me?"
Richie Furst: "What do you think?"Should this be higher or lower?
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Gamble for Tuition MoneyVideo: YouTube
College student: "Is your plan to gamble for your tuition money?"Richie shows off with his classmates as he plays poker online for big bucks. He knows he's about to win big then he unexpectedly busts out. This leaves Richie broke, in debt and in a lot of trouble.
Richie Furst: "It must be really nice to have your education paid for… I've been three-tabling… Statistically it's the right play… This is the one you wait for."
College student: "Maybe he was waiting for you."Should this be higher or lower?
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Any Idea How Crazy This IsPhoto: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY
College student: "You're about to jet off to a country you've never been to with a language you do not speak."Richie's friend tries to talk him out of flying to Costa Rica to confront the head of his poker website about the inconsistencies but Richie isn't trying to hear it. Despite being out if his element there, Richie needs to pursue this.
Richie Furst: "Do you have any idea how crazy this is?"Should this be higher or lower?