Card playing movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant card playing movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, entertaining, stylized, humorous, serious and exciting films and TV shows about / with card playing, gambling, mentor, greed, rivalry, adventure, friendship, dialogue, storytelling and game plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Action genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as card playing: Molly's Game (2017), The Cooler (2003), 21 (2008), God of Gamblers (1989), The Sons of Katie Elder (1965), Barry Lyndon (1975), Rounders (1998), Maverick (1994), Yu-Gi-Oh! SEVENS (2020), Chihayafuru (2011).

List of card playing movies

Molly's Game (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada, China
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Molly Bloom, a young skier and former Olympic hopeful becomes a successful entrepreneur (and a target of an FBI investigation) when she establishes a high-stakes, international poker game.
Style: social, neo noir, non-linear, surprise ending, weird
Plot: poker, gambling, female protagonist, lawyer, card playing, court, father daughter relationship, poker game, fbi, illegal gambling, club, skiing ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s
Place: colorado, manhattan new york city, new york, los angeles
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The Cooler (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: (William H. Macy) works at a Las Vegas casino, where he uses his innate ability to bring about misfortune in those around him to jinx gamblers into losing. His imposing boss, Shelly Kaplow (Alec Baldwin), is happy with the arrangement. But Bernie ...
Style: realistic, sexy, intense, serious, neo noir ...
Plot: gambling, casino, card playing, romance, bad luck, character study, female nudity, love and romance, down on your luck, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong sexual content, debt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
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21 (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent, student at M.I.T. in Boston who strives to succeed. Wanting a scholarship to transfer to Harvard School of Medicine with the desire to become a doctor, Ben learns that he cannot afford the $300,000 for ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, surprise ending, intellectual, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gambling, casino, mathematics, prodigy, talented, cheating, blackjack, college, card playing, professor, betrayal, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, harvard university, usa, boston, massachusetts
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God of Gamblers (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Chow Yun-Fat plays Ko Chun, an extremely talented and well known gambler. On the eve of a big confrontation with a famous Singaporean gambler, Ko walks into a trap set by Knife, an avid but a so-so gambler (Andy Lau), meant for an Indian servant. ...
Style: realistic, exciting, semi serious, scenic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, poker, card playing, memory loss, crimes, comeback, betrayal, martial arts, bloodbath, amnesia, death, gambler ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, tokyo, san francisco
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The Sons of Katie Elder (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Elder boys return to Clearwater, Texas for their Mother's funeral. John the eldest is a well known gunfighter and trouble follows him wherever he goes. The boys try to get back their ranch from the towns gunsmith who won it from their ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: murder, revenge, vengeance, card playing, violence, chase, family relations, justice, gambling, redemption, brutality, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 80s, 60s, 19th century ...
Place: texas, austin texas, usa, california
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Barry Lyndon (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 185 min.
Story: In the Eighteenth Century, in a small village in Ireland, Redmond Barry is a young farm boy in love with his cousin Nora Brady. When Nora engages to the British Captain John Quin, Barry challenges him for a duel of pistols. He wins and escapes to ...
Style: epic, stylized, cynical, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: rise and fall, aristocracy, nobility, card playing, jealousy, social climbing, escapades, glory, wedding, corporal punishment, gambler, cheating at cards ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, victorian era, georgian era, 1770s
Place: ireland, prussia, england, europe, berlin germany ...
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Rounders (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.
Style: neo noir, suspense, clever, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, poker, friendship, addiction, mafia, law student, casino, ambition, con artists, gambling debt, prison, card playing ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city new jersey, new york, las vegas, texas, atlantic city ...
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Maverick (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Maverick is a gambler who would rather con someone than fight them. He needs an additional three thousand dollars in order to enter a Winner Take All poker game that begins in a few days. He tries to win some, tries to collect a few debts, and ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, humorous, funny, light ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: poker, gambling, cons and scams, adventure, unlikely partners, strong female character, con artists, gambler, card playing, greed, vengeance, chase ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 60s
Place: mississippi, louisiana, usa, california
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Yu-Gi-Oh! SEVENS (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: In the not-so-distant future, Goha City is governed by its largest corporation, "Goha Corp", everything from schooling, to Dueling rules, to much of daily life. Yuga is a fifth-grader who attends Goha 7th Elementary and develops ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: card playing, game, battles, friendship, rivalry, duel, rivals, contests and competitions, supernatural power, showdown, adventure, friends ...
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Chihayafuru (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: 6th-year grade-schooler Ayase Chihaya's dream is for her sister to be Japan's top model. However, transfer student Wataya Arata admonishes her that a dream must be about one's own self. Thus, she takes up karuta, a Japanese card game, ...
Style: serious, captivating, humorous, entertaining, josei
Plot: card playing, unrequited love, competition, tournament, old friends, romance, tradition, training, school, friendship, team, best friends in love ...
Place: japan
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Alice in Wonderland (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, surreal, colourful, gothic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, imaginary kingdom, escape from reality, imagination, magic, good versus evil, talking animals, journey, magical, youth, queen ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: london, china
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CardCaptors (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: CardCaptors is the American version of the Japanese anime Card Captor Sakura. The main characters are Sakura Avalon and Li Showron, who, assisted by Keroberos (Kero), and Sakura's best friend Madison, try to capture the escaped Clow cards, and ...
Style: feel good, exciting, serious, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: card playing, heroes, adventure, heroic mission, wizards and magicians, rivalry, friends, escapades, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, witch, magic ...
Place: tokyo
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Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: In Shin-Kyoto, people battle to become the new governing lord in a battle of intense card games!
Style: captivating, tense, entertaining
Plot: card playing, super strength, combat, game, ambition, follow your dream, contest, battles, adventure, magical power, supernatural power, fantasy world
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Ocean's Eleven (2001)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Less than 24 hours into his parole, charismatic thief Danny Ocean is already rolling out his next plan: In one night, Danny's hand-picked crew of specialists will attempt to steal more than $150 million from three Las Vegas casinos. But to ...
Style: clever, witty, exciting, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, crimes, cons and scams, thief, casino, outsmarting, con artists, perfect crime, scheme, group of criminals, deception, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, atlantic city, usa, atlantic city new jersey, los angeles ...
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Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Five strangers board a train and are joined by a mysterious fortune teller who offers to read their Tarot cards. Five separate stories unfold: An architect returns to his ancestoral home to find a werewolf out for revenge; a doctor discovers his new ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, slasher, twists and turns ...
Plot: werewolf, train, vampire, destiny, supernatural, serial killer, card playing, ghost, good versus evil, murder, passenger, vengeance ...
Time: 60s
Place: west indies, scottish highlands
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The Christmas Card (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: US Army sergeant Cody Cullen's horror tour in Afghanistan ends when his mate Jonesy is blown to pieces while they deliver medical supplies in Nurestan. Cody is sent home to return private possessions to Jonesy's bride turned widow. On his ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good
Plot: christmas, soldier, love triangle, fall in love, hospital, infidelity, holiday, battles, couples, against the odds, wartime life, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, afghanistan, middle east, usa
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The Grand (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Grand is in the tradition of improvisational comedies like Best In Show and This Is Spinal Tap. The story is set in the world of professional poker and follows six players who reach the final table of the world’s second most famous high stakes ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, clever, funny, not serious ...
Plot: gambling, poker, greed, adaptation, sarcasm, contests and competitions, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, underdog, rivalry, ambition, card playing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, texas, usa, nevada, new jersey
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The Last Casino (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A University teacher finds three bright students and decides to teach them how to count cards to make lots of money. As they learn how to play the casinos, things get tricky when the debt owing teacher informs them that their front man wants ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, casino, cons and scams, teachers and students, student life, college, mathematics, manipulation, power relations, college graduate, ambition, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Lucky (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Lucky is an American dark comedy television series which ran for one season on FX Networks in 2003. The show starred John Corbett as Michael "Lucky" Linkletter, a professional poker player and gambling addict. The series was created by ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: addiction, cons and scams, ambition, gambling, best friends, buddies, mind game, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, dark humor, card playing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
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Mississippi Grind (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Gerry is a talented but down-on-his-luck gambler whose fortunes begin to change when he meets Curtis, a younger, highly charismatic poker player. The two strike up an immediate friendship and Gerry quickly persuades his new friend to accompany him ...
Style: road movie, depressing, tense, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: gambling, poker, friendship, casino, money problems, redemption, crime gone awry, debt, obsessive quest, unlikely partners, partners, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 70s
Place: new orleans, california, mississippi, usa, memphis ...
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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, clever, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, dark humor, crimes, crime gone awry, disorder, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, gangsters, buddies, dishonesty, friends, organized crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, united kingdom, england, europe
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House of Games (1987)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A psychiatrist comes to the aid of a compulsive gambler and is led by a smooth-talking grifter into the shadowy but compelling world of stings, scams, and con men.
Style: twists and turns, psychological, neo noir, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: gambling, con artists, psychiatrist, cons and scams, betrayal, crimes, mentor, heist, crime gone awry, greed, obsession, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, washington state, seattle
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Yu-Gi-Oh! GX (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ten years after the Ceremonial Battle, a teenage boy named Yuuki Judai heads off in order to join the Duelist Yousei School located on a remote island off the coast of Japan. There he meets his fellow students and gains a few friends, along with ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, futuristic, manga ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, monster, supernatural, rivalry, good versus evil, escapades, contests and competitions, card playing, creature, duel, studying ...
Time: future
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The Gift (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When a local woman disappears and the police can't seem to find any leads, her father turns to a poor young woman with psychic powers. Slowly she starts having visions of the woman chained and in a pond. Her visions lead to the body and the ...
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, scary, macabre, suspense ...
Plot: psychic, extrasensory perception, murder, clairvoyant, investigation, fortune teller, psychic power, small town, mental illness, violence, foreknowledge, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
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Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Yugi and Kaiba have a special duel that transcends dimensions.
Style: stylized, captivating, light
Audience: kids
Plot: card playing, monster, tournament, teenage girl, teenage boy, duel, friend, teenager, friendship, game, power, violence ...
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Deal (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As an ex-gambler teaches a hot-shot college kid some things about playing cards, he finds himself pulled into the world series of poker, where his protégé is his toughest competition.
Style: realistic, tense, semi serious, humorous, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: poker, gambling, competition, contests and competitions, human spirit, follow your dream, lifestyle, downfall, underdog, friendship, card playing, mentor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, texas
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Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters is a television anime series produced by Nihon Ad Systems and Studio Gallop, based on chapters 60-343 of the Yu-Gi-Oh! manga written by Kazuki Takahashi. It is the second anime adaptation of the manga following the anime ...
Style: exciting, light, stylized, captivating
Audience: kids
Plot: high school student, card playing, battles, villain, transformation, child, game, magic, friendship, surrealism, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Place: japan
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Dr. No (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the film that launched the James Bond saga, Agent 007 battles mysterious Dr. No, a scientific genius bent on destroying the U.S. space program. As the countdown to disaster begins, Bond must go to Jamaica, where he encounters beautiful Honey ...
Style: realistic, sexy, exciting, witty, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: james bond, spy, 007, espionage, british secret service, terrorist plot, secret agents, cia agent, person on fire, death of friend, spy hero, sex ...
Time: future, 60s, 20th century
Place: jamaica, west indies, caribbean, england, london ...
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The King of Staten Island (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Scott has been a case of arrested development ever since his firefighter father died when he was seven. He’s now reached his mid-20s having achieved little, chasing a dream of becoming a tattoo artist that seems far out of reach. As his ambitious ...
Style: humorous, psychological, ironic, feel good, funny ...
Plot: slacker, tattoo artist, stoner, arrested development, fear of commitment, re-education, divorced man, felony, video game, meditation, family relations, tiredness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, new york yankees, usa, manhattan new york city
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Future Card Buddyfight (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: It is the year 2030, and the stage is the capital of Japan, Chou-Tokyo. Through "Buddyfight", humans have started cultural interactions with residents from other worlds called "Affinity Dimensions". Buddyfight is a game with ...
Style: light, captivating, stylized, semi serious
Plot: anthropomorphism, card playing, cartoon violence, children, technology, alternate reality, adventure, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroic mission, bravery, creature ...
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