Scott Glenn in the role of Iggy the down on his luck New York Detective. John Turturro as the eccentric male nurse by day and Mafia hitman by night. Jimmy Smits as the compulsive gambler who seemingly spends his life avoiding the New York "bookies". Elizabeth Perkins as the abused wife secretly hatching a hair brained plan to bump off her husband and collect on the insurance. Amy Brenneman as Amy the long suffering wife of Iggy. John Spencer as one of a trio of 3 hapless "bookies" who will take a beet on anything and everything and worry about the odds after the event. Together they combine to bring to life the thrills, spoils, drama, intrigue and humour of this fascinating screenplay.