The Grand

6 players all think they have what it takes to win in the world of high stakes poker.

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about the film:

THE GRAND is set in the world of professional poker and follows six players who reach the final table of the Grand Championship. One of the players (Woody Harrelson) has a lot at stake. his plan is to buy back his dead grandfather's hotel-casino from the real estate developer who stole it, by winning the world's most famous high stakes poker tournament.

  • Director Zak Penn
  • Starring Woody Harrelson, David Cross, Dannis Farina, Cheryl Hines, Richard Kind, Chris Parnell
  • Writers Zak Penn & Matt Bierman
  • Director of Photography Anthony Hardwick
  • Editor Abby Schwarzwalder
  • Composer Stephen Endelman
  • Production Designer Shepherd Frankel
  • Producers Ross M. Dinerstein, Jeff Bowler, Gary Marcus, Zak Penn, Bret Saxon, Bobby Schwartz

Languages: English

Genre: Comedy 

Running time: 104 minutes


Penn keeps the film's focus well in hand, never allowing the story's energy to dissipate. The film is not much more than a gusher of oddball character sketches and ricocheting gags, but its manic pace and over-the-top inventiveness make "The Grand" a solid bet.

- The Star Tribune