Cast: Jim Sturgess, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, Liza Lapir, Jacob Pitts
Director: Robert Luketic
Running Time: 123 minutes
Inspired by the true story of MIT students who mastered the art of card counting and took Vegas casinos for millions in winnings. Looking for a way to pay for tuition, Ben Campbell (Jim Sturgess) finds himself quietly recruited by MIT's most gifted students in a daring plot to break Vegas. With the help of a brilliant statistics professor (Kevin Spacey) and armed with fake IDs, intelligence and a complicated system of counting cards, Ben and his friends succeed in breaking the impenetrable casinos. Now, his challenge is keeping the numbers straight and staying one step ahead of the casinos before it all spirals out of control.
Review: 21 is an entertaining movie that will not let readers of Bringing Down the House down. The film contains suspense, humour, drama and a solid ending ensuring the movie is perfect for a quite night on the couch.