As an ex-gambler teaches a hot-shot college kid some things about playing cards, he finds himself pulled into the world series of poker, where his protégé is his toughest competition.
Mark Kaminsky is kicked out of the FBI for his rough treatment of a suspect. He winds up as the sheriff of a small town in North Carolina. FBI Chief Harry Shannon, whose son has been killed by a mobster named Patrovina, enlists Kaminsky in a personal vendetta with a promise of reinstatement into the FBI if Patrovina is taken down. To accomplish this, he must go undercover and join Patrovina's gang.
In this film noir classic, a revenge-seeking gangster (Dennis O'Keefe) is sent to prison after being framed for a crime he didn't commit. After seducing a beautiful young woman, he uses her to help him carry out his plot for vengeance, leading him to the crazy pyromaniac (Raymond Burr) who set him up.
Photographer Billy and his girlfriend Sarah have just moved into a new apartment. They are no longer in love, but they content themselves with sex, often involving role play. Billy becomes enamored with their new neighbor Dana, who spends her days at home blogging and supplying drugs to a local dealer. The thing is, Dana’s more attracted to Sarah. Billy lays out a deal: Dana can spend the night with Sarah, and in exchange, he gets to have sex with her. Billy manipulates the two ladies to get what he wants, but he fails to realize the risk of the arrangement.
Charlie Berns (William H. Macy) is a veteran Hollywood movie producer who has given up on his career and life. That is until his idealistic screenwriter nephew (Jason Ritter) comes bearing the script of a lifetime and Charlie decides to give his career one final shot. The only thing standing in his way is Diedre Hearn (Meg Ryan), a sharp-witted studio executive brought in to keep Charlie in line.
Mandy Moore stars as Halley, a young hip high school student who's convinced true love doesn't exist based on the crazy relationships around her. Her mother is divorcing her father who is dating a younger woman Halley can't stand. Her crazed sister is planning a wedding but has second thoughts and her best friend has fallen madly in love for the first time leaving Halley to feel even more alone.
A political thriller steeped in illegal oil trading, the Russian Mafia, and governmental cover-ups.
A short film by the Czech animator Jaroslava Havettova.
It is approaching an election in the UK when the leader of the Labour party, John Smith, suffers another in a line of heart attacks and dies. With the leadership campaign about to start the clear choice appears to be Gordon Brown, a stanch Scotsman. However Tony Blair is also beginning to appear more likely as he will appeal to Southern voters who would be turned off by Brown. Blair rings Brown to arrange a meeting to discuss which will go for the job. The film flashbacks to the start of their relationship, sharing an office in Westminster on their first seats.
A very serious and strict officer goes after a dangerous drug dealer, in an attempt to try and stop the drug and weapon dealing business in the area.
After a couple of drinks two twenty-something students make a deal to have sex with each other for 2000 Euros. The deal takes them to Barcelona. There, their mutual embarrassment over the deal complicates matters, but brings them closer together.
Painter Ha-rim became blind due to an unfortunate accident. His wife Sun-yeong searches far and low for a cornea donor until she meets terminal cancer patient Dae-geun. These two make a startling and dangerous deal for Ha-rim's cornea.
Arms dealers from several companies vie to sell the most expensive and highest tech weapons to a South American dictator. There are complications; understanding the exact nature of how 'gifts' are used to grease the wheels of a sale, a religious conversion from one of the salesman and a romance that begins to grow between two competitors.
Pawlak and Kargul - neighbors, frenemies, and grandfathers to Ania- both receive invitation to America from Pawlak's brother- John. All three of them travel to Chicago, where they discover John has passed away, and they arrived just in time for his funeral. But first- they need to find his illegitimate daughter. Set in late 70's story of two, charming, Polish villagers' adventures in Chicago is a third installment of Pawlak and Kargul adventures.
The "Saint" is a secret group comprised of a martial arts master and his two oddball daughters. They were brought to this earth to uphold justice by robbing from the rich and giving to the poor.
Donald Trump has it all. Money, power, respect, and an Eastern European bride. But all his success didn't come for nothing. First, he inherited millions of dollars from his rich father, then he grabbed New York City by the balls. Now you can learn the art of negotiation, real estate, and high-quality brass.
An oil engineer (Richard Denning) surrounded by foul play helps an heiress (Marie Windsor) bring in a well.
Laura loses her family in a tragic fire while living in Spain. Just as she prepares to return home to the States, a member of the American embassy provides proof that it wasn't an accident. Laura decides to stay and uncover the truth about her family's death, a decision which soon places her own life in jeopardy as she becomes embroiled in murder, stolen diamonds, cover-ups, and the Colombian mob.
Wealthy Peter Sterling and his younger wife Christine have an existence of little excitement so when a stranger comes into their lives, she is intrigued. An affair turns into much more and they are soon plotting to rob Peter of a precious gemstone.
Construction company owner John Matthews learns that his estranged son, Jason, has been arrested for drug trafficking. Facing an unjust prison sentence for a first time offender courtesy of mandatory minimum sentence laws, Jason has nothing to offer for leniency in good conscience. Desperately, John convinces the DEA and the opportunistic DA Joanne Keeghan to let him go undercover to help make arrests big enough to free his son in return. With the unwitting help of an ex-con employee, John enters the narcotics underworld where every move could be his last in an operation that will demand all his resources, wits and courage to survive.
One house and 16 celebrities divided into 4 teams with the aim of managing 4 businesses. This format takes each of the celebrity teams to run a pizzeria, car wash, bed and breakfast, and beauty salon. The profits made are given to solidarity institutions. The celebrities are closed in a home with 24 hour monitoring and are evaluated based on the business results and on the public vote.
Deal or No Deal is a United Kingdom Endemol game show hosted by Noel Edmonds, based on the format which originated in the Netherlands. First broadcast on Channel 4 on 31 October 2005, it aired six days a week excluding Saturdays for the entire year for its first eight seasons. The show used to include a summer break of a month during July and August, but this has dropped. In the show's ninth season, the Sunday programme was dropped. Filmed in the round, the game is a simple game of chance and nerve, it features a single contestant trying to beat the Banker, as they open 22 identical sealed red boxes assigned to potential contestants in an order of their choosing. The boxes contain randomly assigned sums of money inside ranging from 1p to £250,000. The day's contestant is selected at the beginning, bringing their box to the chair. As the boxes are opened over a number of rounds, the Banker makes offers of real money to gain possession of their box. The gameplay is coordinated by Edmonds, who communicates with the unseen banker by telephone. Contestants can either 'deal' to take the money, or play to the end, settling on the amount in their box. The objective is for the contestant to obtain the highest amount of money they believe they can, whilst the banker is trying to minimise the amount they have to pay out. As the game progresses and more possible final values are eliminated, both the banker and the contestant have more information to offer deals or accept deals. The contestant faces the risk of not accepting a deal may lead to smaller deals later or the final amount being lower than previous deals offered. The banker faces the converse, the offers made may ultimately end up being greater than the contestant would have won should the whole game be played out.
Just Deal is a comedy-drama series that aired Saturday mornings on NBC as a part of the network's TNBC lineup. The series premiered on September 23, 2000 and ended on September 7, 2002.
Deal was a 2005 television pilot by Is or Isn't Productions as part of a two-year development deal for NBC. The comedy series was based on the life of Annie Duke, a professional poker player.
Deal is the Greek version of Deal or No Deal. It airs on ANT1 and it broadcast in the 2006 spring. It is hosted by Christos Ferendinos, who also hosts the Greek version of Fort Boyard on Star Channel. There are 22 boxes held by 22 potential contestants coming from various Greek prefectures. Each episode ultimately features one contestant.
The ups and downs of small time London gambler Robby Box, and the effect that his poker addiction has on his long suffering girlfriend Jan Oliver and family.
Deal or No Deal is the American version of the international game show of Dutch origin of the same name. The show was hosted by Howie Mandel, and premiered on December 19, 2005, on National Broadcasting Company. The hour-long show typically aired at least twice a week during its run, and included special extended or theme episodes. The show started its fourth season on August 25, 2008, after NBC's coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympics. A daily syndicated half-hour version of the show debuted on September 8, 2008 and continued for two seasons. The game was primarily unchanged from the international format where a contestant chooses one briefcase from a selection of 26. Each briefcase contained a cash value from $.01 to $1,000,000. Over the course of the game, the contestant eliminated the other cases, periodically being presented with a "deal" from The Banker to take a cash amount to quit the game. Should the contestant refuse every deal, they were given the chance to trade the original case for the only other one left in play, and won whatever money was in the chosen case. Special variations of the game, including a "Million Dollar Mission" introduced in the third season, were also used, as well as a tie-in with a viewer "Lucky Case Game".
Shannon's Deal is an American legal drama that aired on NBC from April 13, 1990 until May 21, 1991. The series was created by John Sayles and executive produced by Stan Rogow. The show centers on a successful Philadelphia corporate lawyer named Jack Shannon, who lost his family and his job to a compulsive gambling habit. The saga of Shannon, who leaves a prestigious law firm after years of becoming unhappy with the legal system and being forced to take his clients to court, and whom subsequently opens his own low-rent practice, was first explored in the high-rated two-hour movie pilot, which NBC aired on June 4, 1989. The series was highly regarded in the industry for its level of writing, complex character development, and its witty dramedy elements, but is also remembered for the notable people who worked behind the scenes.
Deal/No Deal is the Danish version of Deal or No Deal, which airs on TV 2. It is hosted by comedian and TV personality Casper Christensen. The top prize is DKK 2,000,000 the lowest one DKK 1. In this version of Deal or No Deal, the banker is female.
Deal or No Deal is an Australian game show airing on the Seven Network and in New Zealand on Prime. It was the first international version of the game show, after the original Dutch version. It was the first of the versions to use the Deal or No Deal name. The show is recorded at the studio facilities of Global Television located in the Melbourne suburb of Southbank. The current top prize of $200,000 has been won by four contestants. Many changes have been made to Deal or No Deal. These included changing from a weekly format to a daily format; interactive features inviting home viewers to play along with "Double Deal Friday"; and additional special features added to the game. The show has included many special episodes including several hour-long prime-time specials and the successful Dancing with the Deals which occurs in conjunction with Dancing with the Stars. New episodes of Deal or No Deal are currently airing 5.30pm weeknights, repeats have aired on weekday mornings on 7Two and early morning on 7mate.
The Cantonese Version Deal or No Deal is broadcast in Hong Kong by TVB. It has been casting through its website and its magazine, and premiered on October 29, 2006 at 9:30pm. The first season of the show was hosted by Michael Hui, but was since then hosted by Alfred Cheung. It airs on the TVB Jade channel. The grand prize is HK$3,000,000. The name of Deal or No Deal in Chinese is 一擲千金, a 4-character phrase literally translated as 'Stake a thousand pieces of gold in one throw'. Metaphorically, this can mean "Throw away money like dirt" or "Spend money like water". At the same time, 擲 has the same pronunciation of 擇, which means to choose, so there is another implication meaning of "to make a decision which related to thousands of money". The set was identical to the US version, but the theme tune and the sound effects were from Miljoenenjacht.
Deal or No Deal in New Zealand is the New Zealand version of the international game show format. After Prime TV's success airing the Australian version of Deal or No Deal in New Zealand, a New Zealand produced version launched on TV3 on 6 June 2007. The show is hosted by radio comedian Jeremy Corbett and each show airs for one hour, on a Wednesday night, from 7:30pm to 8:30pm. The 26 cases range in value from 10¢ to $200,000.
Deal or No Deal is the name of several closely related television game shows, the first of which was the Dutch Miljoenenjacht produced by Dutch producer Endemol. It is played with up to 26 cases with certain sums of money. The player chooses a case or a box to knock an amount of money off the board.
Deal or No Deal has a version airing in Tunisia, called Dlilek Mlek, which is broadcast on the television channel Tunisie 7 and was hosted by Sami El Fihri between 2005 and 2007. It is in Arabic. The top prize was 300,000 Tunisian dinars in the first edition, 500,000 dinars in the second and 1,000,000 in the third. The lowest prize is 100 milim. The 24 boxes represent 24 Governorates of Tunisia. The top prize was won at least once in each edition. On March 22, 2006, Mohamed Mabrouk won 300,000 dinars. On November 13, 2006, Mohamed Bashir Menchari won 500,000 dinars. And on September 13, 2007, a contestant won 1,000,000 dinars. Each winner shared the prize with an SMS participant.
Deal or No Deal is the Irish version of the Endemol game show, which was first broadcast on TV3 in Ireland on 13 November 2009. The show is hosted by magician and entertainer Keith Barry. The show is sponsored by Ireland's National Lottery, which sells scratch cards for a chance to appear on the show.
Deal or No Deal's Arabic version was first broadcast on September 14, 2004, having a brief weekly run on the Pan-Arabic channel MBC 1, called Al Safqa and hosted by Amir Karar, the top prize was US$1,000,000. After being cancelled, the show was revived as a daily program between April 1, 2005 and 2006 on LBC, called Deal or No Deal and hosted by Michel Sanan, the top prize was US$250,000 and was using the French format.
In 2007, M-Net South African launched a version of Deal or No Deal. The show premiered on 4 February 2007, and airs every Sunday at 6PM. South Africa is only the second country in Africa to get its own version of the show, after Tunisia. Radio personality/musician Ed Jordan hosts the show. The M-Net website reveals that the set is similar to that of the US version, and the values go from as little as one cent to as big as R1,000,000. The board in this version is similar to the USA one, but in Rand and there is an R2,500 value with R400,000 value removed. On the first episode, the contestant accepted the banker's final offer of R255,000 when the two remaining cases contained R500,000 and R1,000. Thus the final offer was more than the expected value, something that is seen rarely, if not never, on the foreign versions. The contestants case ended up containing R1,000.
The Maltese version of Deal or No Deal began on October 1, 2007, on the national station of Malta, TVM. The prizes start from €0.10, with the top prize being €25,000. The show is hosted by Pablo Micallef. Presented by Pablo Micallef, It is aired on TVM every day from Monday to Friday from 6:45pm CET onwards.
Deal Ya No Deal is an Indian adaptation of the popular international Deal or No Deal format, which is owned and produced by Endemol International. It premiered on November 23, 2005 on Sony Entertainment Television and aired on three nights each week. The first series had a set similar to the UK version, and the theme song and music cues were the same as those used in the Dutch version. Contestants held the cases. There is a top prize of 10,000,000 rupees, and the lowest prize was originally a breath freshener, called a Chlormint, but the lowest prize was later 25 paise, although the Chlormint would remain as a prize throughout the entire series. It was hosted by Madhavan, but he quit after fulfilling his 35-episode contract, and was replaced by Mandira Bedi. The second series premiered in late January 2006 and had a set virtually identical to the Australian version, except there were 22 briefcases. In this series, when the contestant picked a case, the contestant that held the case could guess the amount in it. If they guessed correctly, they would win Rs. 50,000. After the second series, Mandira Bedi quit, citing time constraints as the reason for her departure. Therefore, the third season of the series, which premiered in April 2006, was presented by new host, Rajeev Khandelwal, and aired once weekly. The third series features a new set and new graphics that are virtually identical to those used on the US show. Even though it was a lot similar to the US version, the third series did not have any games that carried over and did not show previous offers when it was time for the offer. Models were also introduced to hold the briefcases, instead of the contestants in series 1 and 2. In this series, once Rajeev, the host, calls out the name of the contestant, he asks them a question with 2 possible answers. If they give the correct answer, they will get to play. At the end of most episodes of series 3, Rajeev ended by saying, "Keep Smiling!" This version ended in July 2006, as it was believed viewers couldn't connect with the concept.
Deal or No Deal is broadcast on the Israel 10 channel in Israel. It is hosted by Moran Atias, a model and actress. The top prize is 1.5 million ₪. In the Israeli version there is a round of trivia questions which are asked to ten audience members before a contestant is chosen. The ten audience members are divided into two groups of five. Each group is asked a question, and the first member of the group who answers the question correctly progresses to the second round. In the second round, both players are asked trivia questions. The first to get two questions right becomes the contestant. If a player gets two questions wrong, he or she is automatically disqualified, and the other player becomes the contestant.