Mississippi Grind | 2015

Directed by: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck

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Main Plot

Down on his luck and facing financial hardship, Gerry teams up with younger charismatic poker player, Curtis, in an attempt to change his luck. The two set off on a road trip through the South with visions of winning back what's b...


  • Ben Mendelsohn's character in Mississippi Grind is a compulsive gambler who leads the protagonist on a high-stakes gambling journey.
  • Ryan Reynolds' character, Curtis, befriends a gambler and goes on a road trip to help him win big.
  • Yvonne Landry is a love interest and accomplice to Gerry, helping him in his high-stakes gambling endeavors.


In the ending of Mississippi Grind, Gerry and Curtis arrive at a high-stakes poker game in New Orleans. They both go all in, but Gerry loses. Despite this, he seems content with the outcome, accepting his gambling addiction and finding closure. Curtis walks away with a significant amount of money, but instead of celebrating, he reflects on his own addiction and decides to give most of his winnings to Gerry. They part ways, each having found a sense of peace and understanding.

Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck