Maverick is a gambler who would rather con someone than fight them, and needs an additional three thousand dollars in order to enter a winner-takes-all poker game that begins in a few days, so he joins forces with a woman gambler with a marvellous southern accent, and the two try and enter the game.
- Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Western
- Studio: Icon Productions, Warner Bros. Pictures, Icon Entertainment International, Donner/Shuler-Donner Productions
- Keyword: poker, mississippi river, saloon, ship, native american, on the run, steamboat, attempted robbery
- Cast: Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, James Garner, Graham Greene, Alfred Molina, James Coburn