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, suspense, entertaining, interesting and tense films and TV shows about / with poker player, poker, gambling, card playing, casino, poker game, gambler, rivalry, dishonesty and mentor 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 poker player: Rounders (1998), Molly's Game (2017), Finding Mother (2017), Poker King (2009), Western Religion (2015), Sometimes Always Never (2018), The Card Counter (2021), Teen Patti (2010), Lucky Girl (2001), Mississippi Grind (2015).

List of poker player movies

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, card playing, casino, con artists, ambition, gambling debt, poker player ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city new jersey, new york, las vegas, texas, atlantic city ...
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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: inspirational, political, art house, social, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, poker, female protagonist, card playing, lawyer, fbi, father daughter relationship, poker game, court, illegal gambling, club, autobiography ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2000s
Place: colorado, manhattan new york city, new york, los angeles
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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, feel good, funny, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphanage, orphan, poker player, immigrants, gambling, mother, search for mother, youth, parents and children, adventure, hopes, escapades ...
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Poker King (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Although Randy's family is involved in the casino business, he has never shared an interest in gaming until he played Texas Hold 'Em on the Internet. Rival Uno is the manager at Randy's casion. These two bitter enemies will now face ...
Style: humorous, funny, captivating, satirical, entertaining ...
Plot: poker, gambling, casino, poker player, gambler, satire, family business, showdown, ambition, contests and competitions, humour, professional rivalry ...
Place: macau
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Western Religion (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The year is 1879. Gunfighters from the far reaches of the globe descend on Religion, AZ to compete in a legendary poker tournament. Drawn by the gold prize, the players come to realize that in this game, their very souls are at stake.
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense
Plot: poker, gambling, poker game, money, competitor, shooter, poker player, gunfighter
Place: arizona
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Sometimes Always Never (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alan is a stylish tailor with moves as sharp as his suits. He has spent years searching tirelessly for his missing son Michael who stormed out over a game of Scrabble. With a body to identify and his family torn apart, Alan must repair the ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: family relations, father son relationship, relationship problems, dysfunctional family, father and son, uncover truth, investigation, poker player, disappearance, father son reunion, parents and children, running away from home ...
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The Card Counter (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, China, Sweden
Duration: 111 min.
Story: William Tell just wants to play cards. His spartan existence on the casino trail is shattered when he is approached by Cirk, a vulnerable and angry young man seeking help to execute his plan for revenge on a military colonel. Tell sees a chance at ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: gambling, poker game, ex soldier, murder, gambler, casino, revenge, crimes, vengeance, haunted by the past, retribution, poker player ...
Time: year 2003, year 2002
Place: iraq, atlantic city new jersey, las vegas, cleveland ohio
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Teen Patti (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Perci Trachtenberg, widely regarded as the world's greatest living mathematician, meets Venkat, a reclusive math genius from India, at a high rolling casino in London. Venkat tells Perci about an equation that could not only change the dialogue ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating
Plot: gambling, mathematics, student, mathematician, gambler, poker game, escapades, poker, casino, poker player, card playing, suicide ...
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Lucky Girl (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kaitlyn is a high school student whose obsession with gambling leads to her accumulating a mountain of debt. Her habit also causes a high degree of family tension.
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, psychological, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling addiction, gambling, money raising, addiction, debt, obsession, teenage life, kids in trouble, family in crisis, life is a bitch, parents and children, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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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, friendship, money problems, crime gone awry, redemption, debt, obsessive quest, unlikely partners, partners, down on your luck, addiction, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s
Place: new orleans, california, usa, memphis, southern usa ...
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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: witty, entertaining, atmospheric, twist ending, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: con artists, gambling, casino, gangsters, twists and turns, poker, cons and scams, heist, chase, crimes, mafia, caper ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york
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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, sexy, absurd, unusual plot structure, buddy movie ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, farce, skydiving, private detective, gangsters, love, airplane, marriage proposal, poker game, jealousy, love triangle, casino ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: las vegas, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, nevada ...
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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, sexy, talky ...
Audience: kids
Plot: gambling, poker, friendship, gangsters, casino, cheating, adultery, greed, corruption, character study, visceral, childhood ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, california, usa, los angeles, southern usa ...
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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: director, schoolboy, bicycle, poker, school trip, poker player, con artists, female nudity, skinny dipping, waiter, flower shop, twin brother ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: milan italy, italy
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High Roller: The Stu Ungar Story (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the rise and fall of poker legend Stu "The Kid" Ungar.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: gambling, poker, ambition, rivalry, human spirit, life is a bitch, hopes, rise and fall, tragic hero, sport, addiction, gambler ...
Place: las vegas
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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: exciting, humorous, funny, light, twist ending ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: gambling, poker, adventure, cons and scams, twists and turns, unlikely partners, con artists, card playing, strong female character, native americans, gambler, swindle ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 60s
Place: mississippi, louisiana, usa, 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, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: poker, gambling, addiction, romance, golf, twists and turns, gangsters, bet, underdog, life philosophy, rivalry, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003
Place: usa, las vegas, 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: humorous, cynical, witty, clever, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, dark humor, crimes, crime gone awry, disorder, nothing goes right, organized crime, twists and turns, friends, rivalry, criminal heroes, gambling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: united kingdom, london, england, europe
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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: funny, humorous, entertaining, clever, not serious ...
Plot: poker, gambling, 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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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, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, texas
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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, transvestism, friendship, female nudity, runaway, surveillance, unlikely friendships, sarcasm, obsession, moral ambiguity, paranoid, culture clash ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, las vegas, los angeles, usa
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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: funny, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: gambling, poker, con artists, youth, casino, heist, poker game, card playing, rivalry, unlikely partners, ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s
Place: austin texas, 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: realistic, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: gambling, poker, doctor, medical school, rivalry, follow your dream, contests and competitions, buddies, ego clash, ambition, underdog, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, light, touching
Plot: love triangle, seaside, love, poker player, meeting, love and romance, male female relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), teaching the ways of the world, on the road, working class, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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The American (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Ireland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After the horror of the Civil War, 'ignorant' Christopher Newman made his fortune. He travels to France is search of cultural treasures. He won't get past the Paris nightlife. After an affair with a haughty painter, he falls in love ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, abuse, sex, post civil war, loyalty, duel, ritual, dog, housekeeper, arranged marriage, funeral, family secret ...
Place: paris france
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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: realistic, semi serious, tense, humorous
Plot: gangsters, on the run, ambition, fall in love, couples, criminal heroes, best friends, partners, dishonesty, love and romance, crimes, survival ...
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, stylized ...
Plot: casino, gambling, poker, con artists, wedding, disorder, mate swapping, couples, mind game, partners, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, switzerland
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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, card playing, dark humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas
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