Gambler movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant gambler movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspense, serious, suspenseful, captivating and tense films and TV shows about / with gambler, gambling, rivalry, poker, crimes, dishonesty, death, gangsters, betrayal and chase plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as gambler: The Poison Rose (2019), Skiptrace (2016), Havana (1990), Owning Mahowny (2003), Win It All (2017), Tazza: The High Rollers (2006), Tazza: The Hidden Card (2014), Mississippi Grind (2015), Lucky You (2007), The Flamingo Kid (1984).

List of gambler movies

The Poison Rose (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck PI is hired by his old flame to investigate a murder. But while the case at first appears routine, it slowly reveals itself to be a complex interwoven web of crimes, suspects and dead bodies.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, bleak, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, gambler, investigation, alcoholic, missing woman, society, friendship, hopes, dishonesty, father daughter relationship, parents and children, life is a bitch ...
Place: texas
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Skiptrace (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong, Netherlands, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A detective from Hong Kong teams up with an American gambler to battle against a notorious Chinese criminal.
Style: humorous, captivating, exciting, feel good, light ...
Plot: gambler, chinese, criminal, journey, loss of friend, betrayal, faked death, russian mafia, evidence, american, friendship, investigation ...
Place: hong kong, siberia, russia, macau, china ...
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Havana (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An American professional gambler named Jack Weil (Redford) decides to visit Havana, Cuba to gamble. On the boat to Havana, he meets Roberta Duran (Olin), the wife of a revolutionary, Arturo (Julia). Shortly after their arrival, Arturo is taken away ...
Style: realistic, emotional, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: politics, gambling, revolution, gambler, cons and scams, political unrest, rebelliousness, romance, society, cuban revolution, love triangle, diamond ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1958, year 1959
Place: cuba, latin america, australia, caribbean, havana cuba
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Owning Mahowny (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dan Mahowny was a rising star at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. At twenty-four he was assistant manager of a major branch in the heart of Toronto's financial district. To his colleagues he was a workaholic. To his customers, he was ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, sincere, suspense, melancholic ...
Plot: gambling, money, embezzlement, obsession, addiction, cheating, banker, gambling addiction, gambler, casino, crimes, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, toronto ontario canada, canada, atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey
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Win It All (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A gambling addict faces a conflict when entrusted with keeping a bunch of money that isn't his.
Style: sincere, humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gambling addiction, gambling, gambler, addiction, friendship, escapades, adaptation, ambition, obsession, rivalry, adventure, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
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Tazza: The High Rollers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A guy with a talent for cards makes his way into the dangerous world of underground gambling in this crime thriller from South Korea. Go-ni (Jo Seung-woo) is a small-town guy with a big appetite for gambling. Convinced he's on a hot streak one ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: gambling, ambition, prodigy, obsessive quest, vengeance, love affair, tragic love, cons and scams, grudge, betrayal, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
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Tazza: The Hidden Card (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Dae-gil has been skilled with his hands and has shown a strong desire for winning ever since he was a child. He will succeed his uncle and jump into the world of Tazza, risking his life in competition.
Style: twists and turns, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: gambling, criminal heroes, betrayal, rivalry, gambler, vengeance, criminal's revenge, ambition, crimes, dishonesty, on the run, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, seoul, busan
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Journey to the End of the Night (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Brazil
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a dark and decadent area of São Paulo, the exiled Americans Sinatra and his son Paul own a brothel. Paul is a compulsive gambler addicted in cocaine and his father is married with the former prostitute Angie, and they have a little son. When a ...
Style: stylized, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, pimp, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, crime gone awry, rivalry, deadly, danger, drug dealing, gambling, murder, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
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Mississippi Grind (2015)
Genre: Adventure, 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, semi serious, humorous, buddy movie, depressing ...
Plot: gambling, friendship, poker, casino, debt, down on your luck, partners, unlikely partners, obsessive quest, gambler, money problems, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 70s
Place: mississippi, usa, new orleans, memphis, st. louis missouri ...
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Lucky You (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A professional poker player whose astounding luck at the table fails to translate into his lonesome love life attempts to win the World Series of Poker while simultaneously earning the affections of a beautiful Las Vegas singer.
Style: clever, feel good, exciting, twists and turns, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gambling, poker, addiction, bet, casino, romance, couples, rivalry, ambition, ego clash, opposites attract, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003
Place: las vegas, usa, london
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The Flamingo Kid (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Brooklyn teenager Jeffrey Willis, thoroughly unhappy with his modest homestead, embraces the other-world aspects of his summer job at the posh Flamingo Club. He spurns his father in favor of the patronage of smooth-talking Phil Brody and is seduced ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, exciting, touching ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, kids
Plot: coming of age, romance, wisdom of life, youth, nightclub, social differences, fall in love, summer job, gambler, family relations, cheating, brooklyn new york city ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963, 1950s ...
Place: usa, new york, california
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The Man from Macau (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The world renowned “Invincible Hand” Ken could identify not only mahjong tiles, but also cards with his fingers which had made him a legend. Upon his retirement as the Chief Security Consultant in Las Vegas, Ken returned to his hometown Macau, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, casino, crimes, crime, rivalry, cons and scams, chases and races, dishonesty, illusion, undercover, gambler, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, macau
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Dead Bullet (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to turn his life around, a hard-luck gambler risks everything to sell stolen casino chips to a ruthless gunslinger. It's the worst bet of his life.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, exciting
Plot: gambler, chase, gambling, murder, love, greed, stolen money, casino, bet, revenge, money, rescue ...
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High Roller: The Stu Ungar Story (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the rise and fall of poker legend Stu "The Kid" Ungar.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspense, contemplative ...
Plot: gambling, ambition, rivalry, human spirit, sport, life is a bitch, hopes, rise and fall, tragic hero, addiction, gambler, poker ...
Place: las vegas
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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, not serious, entertaining, funny, clever ...
Plot: gambling, poker, contests and competitions, rivalry, underdog, ambition, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, drugs/alcohol, cards, gambler, greed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, texas, new jersey
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Maverick (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller, 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, entertaining, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, poker, cons and scams, adventure, cheating, unlikely partners, debt, strong female character, card playing, vengeance, gambler, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, victorian era, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, louisiana, mississippi river, mississippi, california
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Gorbaciof (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Marino Pacileo has a soft spot for gambling. When he discovers that Lila's father, the young Chinese girl that he is in love with cannot pay a debt, the gambler steals money from the jail he is in to help the love of his life.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: obsession, gambling, downfall, fall in love, society, love and romance, gambler, crimes, couples, rivalry, interracial relations, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, naples italy, europe
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Union Furnace (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A petty car thief in a small Southern Ohio town gets involved in an underground game of life and death.
Style: macabre, suspense, tense, rough, sadistic ...
Plot: small town, game of death, gambler, terror, masked villain, murder, characters killed one by one, trapped, violence, mind game, stealing a car, game ...
Place: ohio
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The Greedy Tiffany (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Czech Republic
Story: A rube named Pepa (Leos Noha) robs cottages for cash and spends his free time swilling rum at fourth-rate establishments. The discovery of a strange video recording points him to a place where he'll find a treasure of immense value. The ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, suspense, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: gold digger, loan shark, foot chase, criminal, gambler, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, greed, friendship between men, murder, missing person, trap, alcoholic ...
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Everyday God Kisses Us on the Mouth (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dumitru is a two-faceted killer: he kills animals and called a hunter, and kills people, and branded as an assassin. Dumitru is just out of prison, for the first time since the fall of communism. Even on the train taking him home, he is planning to ...
Style: semi serious, disturbing, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: serial murder, loneliness, husband wife relationship, adultery, journey, betrayal, murder, release from prison, marriage, gambler, love, self loathing ...
Place: romania
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Las Vegas (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Las Vegas is an American television series broadcast by NBC from September 22, 2003 to February 15, 2008. The show focuses on a team of people working at the fictional Montecito Resort & Casino dealing with issues that arise within the working ...
Style: stylized, sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hot and sexy, gambling, casino, cheating, friends, boss and employee, cons and scams, team, crimes, high maintenance, parents and children, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
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Intact (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An enigmatic tale of four people whose lives are intertwined by destiny are subject to the laws of fate. They discover that luck is something they cannot afford to be without as they gamble with the highest stakes possible in a deadly game from ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, psychological, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, murder, luck, game, destiny, survivor, investigation, rivalry, danger, deathtrap, change of luck, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, caribbean, argentina
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Exam (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The final candidates for a highly desirable corporate job are locked together in an exam room and given a test so simple and confusing that tension begins to unravel.
Style: mind bending, psychological, surprise ending, serious, captivating ...
Plot: plot twist, mind game, psychologist, rivalry, manipulations, confinement indoors, ambition, surveillance, psychology, mystery, intrigue, human nature ...
Time: future
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Byron (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Life and adventures of lord George Gordon Byron. BBC dramatization of the poet's final thirteen years
Style: serious, realistic, romanticism, sexy, sexual
Audience: girls' night
Plot: debauchery, obsession, womanizer, radical, writer's life, lifestyle, society, social misfits, romance, sexual relations, politics, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: athens greece, india, greece, albania, yorkshire ...
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Runner Runner (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a poor college student who cracks an online poker game goes bust, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, twist ending, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gambling, cons and scams, mind game, fbi, ambition, casino, manipulation, temptation, manipulations, boss and employee, computers and web, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2013
Place: costa rica, puerto rico, usa, latin america
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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: humorous, semi serious, cynical, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: cons and scams, addiction, ambition, buddies, dishonesty, crimes, mind game, best friends, rivalry, gambling, cards, gambling addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas
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Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian.
Style: futuristic, psychotronic, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: spacecraft, star wars, space travel, space battle, smuggler, space opera, totalitarianism, alien, outer space, courage, gambling, chase ...
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Garbage, the City and Death (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Romi (Gabriela Mícová), a prostitute, is anything but successful at her job: she is of far too gentle a nature for her clients. The more obstinately she is pushed to the streets by her pimp Franz (Stanislav Majer), the closer she is to a complete ...
Style: realistic, compassionate, serious, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: female impersonator, prostitute, transvestite, dysfunctional family, pimp, gay, humiliation, gambler, man dressed as woman, closeted gay, death of protagonist, gay interest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, central europe, prague, prague czech republic
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Stand Off (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a misguided attempt to protect his family and pay back gambling debts to the local Mobster, Jimbo robs a fish market, which is coincidentally owned by the same Mobster. On the run, Jimbo is cornered in a local curio shop, where he takes hostage ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime gone awry, crimes, crime, comedy of errors, parents and children, self discovery, disorder, failed attempt, unlikely criminals, gambling debt, hostage, gambler ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
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Duel at Diablo (1966)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While crossing the desert, a frontier scout, Jess Remsberg (Garner), rescues Ellen Grange (Andersson) from a pursuing band of Apaches, and returns her to her husband, Willard Grange (Weaver). He is contracted to act as a scout for an Army cavalry ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, apache, native american, track down, rescue, on the run, tough heroes, old west, husband wife relationship, heroes, gunfight, gunslinger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas, utah, arizona
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