A proud strip club owner is forced to come to terms with himself as a man, when his gambling addiction gets him in hot water with the mob, who offer him only one alternative.
Moyher's good boy Benny Silman from Brooklyn becomes an economics student at Arizona State University for the sun and sexy girls- and the proximity of gambling paradise Las Vegas. Benny aces his studies, being a mathematical genius, but the one who earns money from him at sports is bookie Troy, who however recruits him as subcontractor, making a few thousand for himself. The next year Benny starts for himself, with a few dozen student vassals, and makes a hundredfold.
Navy Seal Demetri Papadapoulis is a proud strip club owner who gets in over his head on a $235,000 poker debt with the local River Gambling Cruise. A small group of Wiseguys send Demetri on a no way out suicide hit in exchange to wipe his debt clean by killing a ruthless Yakuza in Tampa called the Japanese Bookie.
Four college friends become small-time bookies, only to find their world spinning dangerously out of control when their greed attracts the attention of organized crime.
Four twenty-something women, crammed into a small Manhattan apartment, have dead end jobs (or no job) and overdue rent. They discover cash and self esteem when they set up an illegal bookie joint in their kitchen. Suddenly they can pay their bills; they imagine joining the middle class; they even make corporate donations to charity. The film also explores their relationships with men, most of whom are unfit for anything lasting, and with their mothers, who appear in surreal, imagined conversations with their daughters.
A pigeon breeder is hired to train a racehorse that wins only when it drinks beer. Comedy.
Young black man teams up with a Chinese kung-fu expert to fight a drug ring.