• Release Date: December 7, 2012
  • Run Time: 1 hr 34 min
  • Rating: R - Language throughout, some sexual content, brief drug use and nudity
  • Cast: Bruce Willis, Rebecca Hall, Catherine Zeta-Jones
  • Director: Stephen Frears

Synopsis: Beth Raymer (Hall) leaves behind her life as a stripper in Florida and heads to Las Vegas to realize her dream: being a cocktail waitress in a glitzy casino. But, when her career goals don’t pan out, she falls in with Dink (Willis), a kind and idiosyncratic sports gambler. Beth wins Dink’s admiration when she shows herself to be something of a gambling prodigy, but she also wins the ire of Dink’s wife, Tulip (Zeta-Jones), when her relationship with her boss seems to extend beyond the professional. Based on a true story, LAY THE FAVORITE is a heartfelt comedy of finding friendship in the least likely places.