Bookies movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant bookies movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, serious, clever, cult film and talky films and TV shows about / with bookies, gambling, crimes, dishonesty, bookie, crime, gangsters, betrayal, dialogue and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as bookies: Money Kings (1998), Who's Got the Action? (1962), Dirty Work (1998), Snatch (2000), Bookies (2003), Seven Times Lucky (2004), The Gambler (1974), Even Money (2006), Man About Dog (2004), Lay the Favorite (2012).

List of bookies movies

 5.7
 511
Money Kings (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vinnie's a bookie, happily married, running his operation for 30 years out of his bar in Brooklyn. Times change, the boys up the chain want a bigger profit, so Vinnie's expendable He's assigned a hotheaded kid, Tony, the nephew of a ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bookies, gambling, crime, bookie, loser, bet, down on your luck, life is a bitch, dishonesty, crimes, unlikely partners, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, florida
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Who's Got the Action? (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A lawyer begins to win after his wife secretly becomes his bookie to save their money.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: bookies, gambling, bookie, rivalry, nothing goes right, ambition, silly humor, crime, gangsters, forces of nature, cons and scams, disorder ...
Time: 60s
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 6.5
 24K
Dirty Work (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Unemployed and recently dumped, Mitch and his buddy Sam start a revenge-for-hire business to raise the $50,000 that Sam's father needs to get a heart transplant. The dirty duo brings down a movie theater manager and hires hookers to pose as ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, melancholic, offbeat ...
Plot: bookies, prostitute, prank, revenge, farce, vengeance, dishonesty, down on your luck, infidelity, partners, buddies, underdog ...
Time: 90s
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 8.3
 785K
Snatch (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The second film from British director Guy Ritchie. Snatch tells an obscure story similar to his first fast-paced crazy character-colliding filled film “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.” There are two overlapping stories here – one is the ...
Style: humorous, witty, entertaining, clever, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, criminal heroes, cons and scams, gambling, heist, disorder, master criminal, nothing goes right, twists & turns, graphic violence, crime gone awry, boxing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, antwerp
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 6.0
 2K
Bookies (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four college friends become small-time bookies, only to find their world spinning dangerously out of control when their greed attracts the attention of organized crime.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: gambling, college, bookies, friendship, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, buddies, betrayal, cons and scams, fish out of water, dishonesty, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
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How to Go Out on a Date in Queens (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A self-proclaimed dating expert tries to get his best friend, who lost his wife two years earlier, back into the dating scene, with disastrous results.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gambling, restaurant, bookies, looking for love, romance, couples, crimes, womanizer, unlikely couple, fall in love, disorder, dating ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Big Shot: Confessions of a Campus Bookie (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Moyher's good boy Benny Silman from Brooklyn becomes an economics student at Arizona State University for the sun and sexy girls- and the proximity of gambling paradise Las Vegas. Benny aces his studies, being a mathematical genius, but the one ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: bookies, friendship, lifestyle, ambition, fall in love, culture clash, college life, buddies, follow your dream, youth, couples, gambling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, new york, las vegas, usa, nevada
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Seven Times Lucky (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An aging con-man and a beautiful, ambitious student cross paths in a scam that promises to make them both rich.
Style: witty, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bookies, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, mind game, crime gone awry, heist, rivalry, femme fatale, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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 7.2
 4K
The Gambler (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: New York City English professor Axel Freed outwardly seems like an upstanding citizen. But privately Freed is in the clutches of a severe gambling addiction that threatens to destroy him.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, addiction, debt, bookies, gambling debt, casino, crime, crimes, money, hopes, gangsters, loan ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, harvard university, las vegas, california
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 5.9
 4K
Even Money (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Gambling addiction bring the stories of three otherwise unconnected people together as it destroys each of their lives.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: gambling, addiction, obsession, bookies, moral dilemma, couple relations, cons and scams, destructive relationship, buddies, betrayal, life is a bitch, crime ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.5
 955
Man About Dog (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three pedigree chumps learn that every underdog has its day in this freewheeling Irish comedy. In hock to the tune of £50,000 to a Belfast bookie and saddled with a dopey greyhound that wouldn't run if its backside was on fire, the likely lads ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, dishonesty, buddies, crimes, disorder, bookies, gambling, male friendship, male bonding, friendship between men, friends, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
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Lay the Favorite (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A former stripper's talent with numbers lands her a job with a professional gambler who runs a sports book in Las Vegas.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, humorous, sincere
Plot: gambling, money, betting, bet, bookies, unlikely partners, prodigy, cons and scams, partners, dishonesty, career change, working the system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, new york, usa, nevada
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Two for the Money (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A former college athlete joins forces with a sports consultant to handicap football games for high-rolling gamblers.
Style: tense, serious, stylized, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: gambling, bet, football, cons and scams, greed, sport, bookies, manipulation, workplace, dishonesty, manipulations, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, puerto rico, las vegas, new jersey, new orleans ...
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 7.1
 13K
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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 7.6
 13K
Gambler (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Vinayak and his 4 team members rob a booty of 500 crores INR. Trouble starts when two of the team betrays them.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, money laundering, gambling, faked death, law enforcement, crimes, chases and races, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, betrayal, gang, bookies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
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 5.7
 1K
Go Go Tales (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A financial struggle between owners of a go-go club threatens its future.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: nightclub, strip club, starting over, dancer's life, couples, down on your luck, bookies, disorder, cabaret, artists and showbiz, go go dancer, nightclub owner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 6.6
 14K
Factotum (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Norway, USA, Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This drama centers on Hank Chinaski, the fictional alter-ego of "Factotum" author Charles Bukowski, who wanders around Los Angeles, CA trying to live off jobs which don't interfere with his primary interest, which is writing. Along ...
Style: serious, realistic, philosophical, humorous, meditative ...
Plot: unemployment, gambling, alcohol abuse, alcoholic, writer's life, lifestyle, down on your luck, bookies, life is a bitch, society, horse race, drinking alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, norway, new jersey
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Miller's Crossing (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Set in 1929, a political boss and his advisor have a parting of the ways when they both fall for the same woman.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, tense, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, gangsters, corruption, organized crime, mafia, betrayal, violence, love triangle, blackmail, jewish, mayor, gang war ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa
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 5.5
 327
The Operator (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A scoundrel is tormented by a seemingly-omniscent telephone operator.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, talky ...
Plot: gambling, infidelity, vengeance, mind game, deadly, false accusation, investigation, womanizer, downfall, danger, couples, family problems ...
Time: 90s
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Making the Grade (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lazy preppie Palmer Woodrow hires street-smart Eddie Keaton to go to school for him while he lives it up in Europe. Eddie falls in love with preppie gal Tracey, upsetting Biff, the Hoover Academy bully. When his bookie from the old neighborhood, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, college life, teenage life, hidden identity, comedy of errors, teenage love, social differences, pretending to be someone else, bookies, gambling, going straight, jealousy ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, europe, usa, new england, san francisco
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 5.1
 2K
Hugo Pool (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hugo Pool is a quirky tale of a Los Angeles pool cleaner who falls in love with a young man dying of Lou Gerhig's Disease.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: terminal illness, love, fall in love, couple relations, romance, opposites attract, couples, master and servant, race against time, lifestyle, gambling, bookies ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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 5.6
 9K
Volunteers (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lawrence is a rich kid with a bad accent and a large debt. After his father refuses to help him out, Lawrence escapes his angry debtors by jumping on a Peace Corp flight to Southeast Asia, where he is assigned to build a bridge for the local ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, gag humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: gambling, village, brainwashing, bookies, communist, cold war, wealth, naivete, debt, bridge, cia, communism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: thailand, asia, yale university, southeast asia, new york
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 7.0
 3K
The Outfit (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A two-bit criminal takes on the Mafia to avenge his brother's death. Earl Macklin is a small time criminal who is released from prison after an unsuccessful bank robbery only to discover that a pair of gunmen killed his brother.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, hitman, revenge, danger, crime, crimes, crime gone awry, rivalry, neo noir, bookies, murder, bank robbery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: st. louis missouri
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 6.4
 4K
Phoenix (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Gambling fever -- along with a brutal bookie -- leads three crooked cops into a double-dealing scheme that lands them in hot water way over their heads.
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: police corruption, betrayal, gambling, neo noir, bookies, crimes, crime, heist, addiction, crime gone awry, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona, new jersey, california
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 6.7
 13K
Race (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Ranvir and Rajiv are half brothers who own a huge stud farm in South Africa. Ranvir is a very shrewd and aggressive man while Rajiv is laid back, and a chronic alcoholic. Sophia, Ranvir's personal secretary adores and loves him. Ranvir is ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: rivalry, betrayal, love triangle, family relations, investigation, crimes, crime, deadly, siblings relations, vengeance, bollywood, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
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 7.3
 5K
Dinner Rush (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Is it just another evening at the hugely popular Italian restaurant of proprietor and bookmaker Louis Cropa in New York? Anything but as tonight's guests include; a local police detective and his wife specially invited by the owner; on the ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, witty, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: restaurant, chef, gambling, lifestyle, siblings relations, family relations, graphic violence, workplace situations, comedy of errors, workplace, revenge, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
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See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A murder takes place in the shop of David Lyons, a deaf man who fails to hear the gunshot being fired. Outside, blind man Wally Karue hears the shot but cannot see the perpetrator. Both are arrested, but escape to form an unlikely partnership. Being ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, absurd ...
Plot: murder, friendship, farce, mute or deaf, chase, blindness, odd couple, false accusation, disability, deaf, witness, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new jersey
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 6.5
 36K
Mean Machine (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Disgraced ex-England captain (Danny 'Mean Machine' Meehan) is thrown in jail for assaulting two police officers. He keeps his head down and has the opportunity to forget everything and change the lives of the prisoners. These prisoners ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, prison, prison life, underdog, against the odds, ex athlete, fixed match, contests and competitions, hopes, misfit, redemption, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: england, europe, london
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 7.0
 94K
Cool Runnings (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified from the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team.
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: underdog, reggae, coach, olympics, bookies, sport team, sport, family, disgraced, skiing, snow, championship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1988, year 1987, 80s
Place: canada, jamaica, california
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 7.5
 48K
Buffalo '66 (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Billy is released after five years in prison. In the next moment, he kidnaps teenage student Layla and visits his parents with her, pretending she is his girlfriend and they will soon marry.
Style: dark humor, psychological, tense, touching, humorous ...
Plot: ex convict, kidnapping, alienation, fall in love, haunted by the past, strip club, prison, blackmail, gambling, bet, debt, stockholm syndrome ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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