The Big Town

Lady luck is always on his side. Tonight, she's on fire.

Categories: Drama, Romance
It is 1957. J.C. Cullen is a young man from a small town, with a talent for winning at craps, who leaves for the big city to work as a professional gambler. While there, he breaks the bank at a private craps game at the Gem Club, owned by George Cole, and falls in love with two women, one of them Cole's wife.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1987-09-25
Run time: 109 minute / 1:49
Revenue: $1,733,017
Director: Ben Bolt
Writer: Robert Roy Pool
Production Companies : Albacore Productions Inc., Columbia Pictures
Production Country: United States of America



Matt Dillon
as J.C. Cullen
Diane Lane
as Lorry Dane
Tommy Lee Jones
as George Cole
Bruce Dern
as M. Edwards
Lee Grant
as Ferguson Edwards
Tom Skerritt
as Phil Carpenter
Suzy Amis
as Aggie Donaldson
David Marshall Grant
as Sonny Binkley
Don Francks
as Carl Hooker
Del Close
as Deacon Daniels
Meg Hogarth
as Dorothy Cullen
Cherry Jones
as Ginger McDonald
Alvaro D'Antonio
as Prager (as Mark Danton)
David James Elliott
as Cool Guy (as David Elliott)
Steve Yorke
as Garage Boy
Chris Owens
as Garage Boy
Sean McCann
as Roy McMullin
Kevin Fox
as Boss's Son
Marc Strange
as Madigan
Don Lake
as Patsy Fuqua
Angelo Rizacos
as Harold
Chris Benson
as Shooter
Gary Farmer
as Duke
Diego Matamoros
as Sid
Sarah Polley
as Christy Donaldson
Kirsten Bishop
as Adele
Kenneth McGregor
as Bartender
Viki Matthews
as Gem Club Dancer
Cherie McGroarty
as Gem Club Dancer
Sandy Czapiewski
as Gem Club Dancer
Marie Siebert
as Gem Club Dancer
Julie Conte
as Gem Club Dancer
Alan C. Peterson
as Doorman (as Alar Aedma)
Sam Malkin
as Bernstein
Robert Morelli
as Sideburns
Layne Coleman
as Murphy
Lolita Davidovich
as Black Lace Stripper (as Lolita David)
William Colgate
as Gem Club Gambler
William Forrest MacDonald
as Gem Club Gambler
Len Doncheff
as Gem Club Gambler
Michael Caruana
as Gem Club Gambler
Richard Comar
as Gem Club Gambler
Lubomir Mykytiuk
as Gem Club Gambler
Robert Ramsay Collins
as Gem Club Gambler
Errol Slue
as Friendly Guy
Gerry Pearson
as Baptist Preacher
Hugo Dann
as Elmo
John Evans
as Marvin Brown
J. Winston Carroll
as Detective (as J.W. Carroll)
Diane Gordon
as Mrs. Rogers
Robert Roy Pool Screenplay

Martin Ransohoff Producer

Stuart H. Pappé Editor

Costume & Make-Up
Wendy Partridge Costume Design

Don Carmody Co-Producer

Bill Kenney Production Design
Maher Ahmad Art Direction
Rose Marie McSherry Set Decoration
Mark S. Freeborn Set Decoration

Nancy Klopper Casting

Dan Yarhi Art Direction

Ralf D. Bode Cinematography

Costume & Make-Up
Teresa Robinson Assistant Makeup Artist
Katherine Southern Makeup Artist

Dennis Davenport Assistant Art Director

Jon Turtle Associate Producer

Aaron Holden Property Master

Ben Bolt Director
Andrew Shea Second Assistant Director
Terry Gould Third Assistant Director

Joyce Kozy King Production Manager

Costume & Make-Up
David R. Beecroft Hairstylist

Clark Howard Novel

J. Tracy Budd Property Master

Howard Rothschild Second Assistant Director

Michael Melvoin Music

John Zane Unit Production Manager

Costume & Make-Up
Tim Mogg Makeup Artist
Diana Ladyshewsky Assistant Hairstylist

Marjorie Fritz-Birch Property Buyer
Daniel R. Bradette Assistant Set Decoration

Michael Brownstone Unit Manager

Don French First Assistant Director

Gene Kraft Executive Producer

Brian Carson Scenic Artist

Devra Cohen Art Department Assistant
Bruno De La Celle Assistant Property Master
Raymond W. Fleischman Set Decoration

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