|Writer:||Frank Hannah, Wayne Kramer|
|IMDb Rating:||7.0 (20,551 votes)|
|Awards:||Nominated for Oscar. Another 8 wins & 18 nominations|
The Cooler is Bernie Lootz (William H. Macy), the unluckiest man in Vegas. His bad luck is so contagious that Shelly Kaplow (Alec Baldwin), the last of the old-time mobsters, uses Bernie to kill the high rollers' action at his casino. but when Bernie meets Natalie (Maria Bello) and falls in love, he gives a whole new meaning to being "unlucky in love".