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Rounders hit theatres 17 years ago today. Written by David Levien and Brian Koppelman, Rounders features an all-star cast with Matt Damon playing the role of the poker hero and John Malkovich playing the poker villain.
The 1998 poker player favourite would lead the box office at the end of its first weekend, collecting a respectable $8,459,126 USD on opening weekend.
Top 5 | September 11-13, 1998 at the Box Office
#1 Rounders, $8,459,126
#2 There’s Something About Mary, $6,952,863
#3 Blade, $5,193,323
#4 Saving Private Ryan, $4,504,502
#5 Simon Burch, $3,321,370
*According to BoxOfficeMojo.com
*Photo credit: Miramax