Poker player movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant poker player movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, interesting, semi serious, suspense and clever films and TV shows about / with poker player, poker, gambling, card playing, dishonesty, rivalry, gangsters, mentor, greed and friends plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as poker player: Molly's Game (2017), Finding Mother (2017), Lili Rose (2014), Mississippi Grind (2015), My Brother Has Come (1985), Shark City (2009), Kaleidoscope (1966), The Sting (1973), Rounders (1998), Maverick (1994).

List of poker player movies

Molly's Game (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: China, Canada, USA
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: non-linear, surprise ending
Plot: female protagonist, poker, court, poker game, gambling, father daughter relationship, trial, lawyer, card playing, fbi, club, arrest ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, new york, manhattan new york city
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Finding Mother (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Kyrgyzstan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A precocious orphan from Central Asia comes to America to find his long lost mother. Along the way he befriends a down on his luck small time hustler, and together they set in motion a daring scheme to solve all their problems. However, things ...
Style: captivating, light, feel good, funny
Audience: family outing
Plot: boy genius, orphanage, orphan, immigrants, poker player, mother, gambling, hopes, youth, friends, friendship, friend ...
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Lili Rose (2014)
Genre: Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Worker or poker player, Samir and Xavier live from day to day. Bright young woman and future bride, Liza has a future all traced. They and she find themselves by chance for a weekend for a stay as unlikely as initiative.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, touching
Plot: love triangle, nudity (full frontal - brief), seaside, poker player, love, meeting, love and romance, male female relationship, romance, on the road, working class, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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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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My Brother Has Come (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ovidio Ceciotti is a teacher, he is plump and he is not a man of character. He is treated badly by his school-master, by his students, by Lidia, his girl and even by his dog. One day his twin arrives. He calls himself Ralph Benson and has a ...
Plot: cocaine, mistaken identity, piano playing, car driving, slap, flower, dog, show, school class, housekeeper, playing piano, fire extinguisher ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, milan italy
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Shark City (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dagen and Kenny are two best friends in their early thirties living in New York who are looking for love in all the wrong places. One of them finds his dream girl, who just happens to be the daughter of the biggest mobster in town, and the other ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, tense
Plot: gangsters, ambition, on the run, fall in love, gambling, survival, partners, best friends, dishonesty, criminal heroes, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Kaleidoscope (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Romantic comedy which has Barney Lincoln and Angel McGinnis as a pair of amorous adventurers in the gambling places of London and the Riviera. Barney Lincoln is a rambling gambling man who scores sensational wins at poker and chemin de fer because ...
Style: feel good, stylized, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: casino, crime, unlikely criminals, mind game, partners, criminal heroes, wedding, couples, mate swapping, disorder, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: switzerland, europe
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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 Sting (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s this intricate caper deals with an ambitious small-time crook and a veteran con man who seek revenge on a vicious crime lord who murdered one of their gang.
Style: humorous, witty, captivating, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: cons and scams, gambling, con artists, bet, casino, crimes, deception, gangsters, crime, poker, mentor, friends ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york
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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: serious, clever, psychological, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, neo noir, poker, friendship, cards, mafia, judge, addiction, neo-noir, cons and scams, debt, ex convict ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, atlantic city, texas, las vegas
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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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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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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: dark humor, witty, cynical, clever, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, disorder, heist, crime gone awry, dishonesty, buddies, crime, chaos and mayhem, friends, partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, europe, england
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Honeymoon in Vegas (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On her deathbed, a mother makes her son promise never to get married, which scars him with psychological blocks to a commitment with his girlfriend. They finally decide to tie the knot in Vegas, but a wealthy gambler arranges for the man to lose ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, honeymoon, bet, private detective, gambling, gangsters, romance, farce, moral dilemma, couple relations, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: las vegas, hawaii, usa, nevada, new york
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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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Deal (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 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, humorous, psychological, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: poker, gambling, mentor, human spirit, contests and competitions, competition, friendship, downfall, follow your dream, underdog, lifestyle, illegal prostitution ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, texas, usa
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The Cincinnati Kid (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An up-and-coming poker player tries to prove himself in a high-stakes match against a long-time master of the game.
Style: tense, realistic, clever, serious, rough ...
Audience: kids
Plot: gambling, poker, gangsters, friendship, rivalry, dishonesty, ambition, buddies, partners, cards, friends, couples ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new orleans, los angeles, usa, mississippi, mississippi river ...
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California Split (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Down-on-his-luck gambler Bill (George Segal) links up with free spirit Charlie (Elliott Gould) at first to have some fun, but then gets into debt when Gould takes an unscheduled trip to Tijuana. As a final act of desperation, he pawns most of his ...
Style: cynical, talky, gloomy, witty, clever ...
Plot: gambling, friendship, transvestism, casino, poker, heist, bus, roulette, broken nose, craps, racetrack, stripper ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, las vegas
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A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A naive traveler in Laredo gets involved in a poker game between the richest men in the area, jeopardizing all the money he has saved for the purpose of settling with his wife and child in San Antonio.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: gambling, poker game, treasure, cards, farm, cons and scams, countryside, rivalry, dishonesty, unlikely partners, ambition, mother ...
Time: 60s
Place: texas
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All In (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Six medical students with unique talents pool their resources to win the World Series of Poker.
Style: psychological, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: gambling, poker, medical school, doctor, rivalry, follow your dream, contests and competitions, underdog, ego clash, college, ambition, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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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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