Illegal gambling movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant illegal gambling movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspense, rough, suspenseful and tense films and TV shows about / with illegal gambling, crimes, rivalry, crime, gambling, gangsters, family relations, violence, murder and fistfight plots mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as illegal gambling: Molly's Game (2017), Boiler Room (2000), Ana (2020), Walking Tall (1973), The Odds (2011), Gambling Apocalypse Kaiji (2007), Peaky Blinders (2013), A Man Called Nereus (2012), The Heist (1961), Golden Ninja Warrior (1986).

List of illegal gambling movies

 7.4
 144K
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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 7.0
 50K
Boiler Room (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A college dropout gets a job as a broker for a suburban investment firm, which puts him on the fast track to success, but the job might not be as legitimate as it sounds.
Style: psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful, cynical ...
Plot: stock broker, office, crime, wall street, crimes, drugs/alcohol, moral dilemma, rise to the top, parents and children, ambition, illegal gambling, fistfight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, long island, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
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 5.8
 1K
Ana (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Puerto Rico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ana meets Rafa in a chance encounter and they embark on a road trip to try and save him from bankruptcy, or worse.
Style: realistic, sincere, humorous, captivating
Plot: friendship, road trip, journey, unlikely friendships, illegal gambling, save the day, bankruptcy, used car salesman, gas station, natural disaster
Place: puerto rico
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 7.0
 5K
Walking Tall (1973)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Buford Pusser's a wrestler, whose wife wants him to settle down, so they go to his home town in Tennessee, where he plans to get into business with his father. But he is shocked to discover all sorts of graft and corruption going on. And when ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, sheriff, vengeance, danger, small town, police corruption, corruption, revenge, fighting crime, law enforcement, crime, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: tennessee, usa
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 5.0
 464
The Odds (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A murder mystery set in the world of illegal teenage gambling. A 17-year old must find his best friends' killer before the game is exposed.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, investigation, murder, uncover truth, youth, crimes, mystery, deadly, dishonesty, amateur detective, suburbs, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Gambling Apocalypse Kaiji (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Kaiji Itou is a good-for-nothing loiterer who spends his days drinking beer and stealing hubcaps-that is, until he ends up being tricked by his former co-worker. Unable to suddenly repay his friend's huge debt all by himself, Kaiji is offered a ...
Style: tense, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, suspense
Plot: risk, gambling, loan shark, contests and competitions, survival, quest, survivor, danger, rich and poor, deathtrap, mind game, intrigue ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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 8.8
 351K
Peaky Blinders (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, tense, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, organized crime, gang war, power struggle, mob boss, crimes, determination, cruelty, mafia, rivalry, society ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: england, ireland
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A Man Called Nereus (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This Metaphysical Dark Action Comedy "A MAN CALLED NEREUS" is the debut feature of writer/director Nathan Hill, for Armored Vision. Nereus is an autistic man who is being held captive by the Filaria crime family due to his unique ability ...
Plot: time travel, physics, gambling, glider, organized crime, illegal gambling, kidnapping, autism, metaphysics, outer space
Place: mexico, arizona
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 5.7
 59
The Heist (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Four young criminals are planning a heist against a racecourse and in order to obtain a seed capital they rob a gambling den. They celebrate the successful heist by throwing a party but it turns out to be a lot of disagreement within the group.
Plot: escape, robbery, caper, ambulance, racetrack, illegal gambling, ferry, car chase, prison escape, heist, love, police officer killed ...
Place: eastern europe
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Golden Ninja Warrior (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A rivalry between the Golden Ninja Warriors and the Red Ninja Warriors. The Red Ninja Warriors want a Golden Ninja Statue that the Golden Ninjas Have, which is never seen by the audience. Then, the action moves to Hong Kong where we see a criminal ...
Plot: ninja, gangster, martial arts, brawl, action violence, forced prostitution, brothel, pantyhose, kung fu classic, kung fu, stabbed in the stomach, rape ...
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Hex vs. Witchcraft (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A compulsive gambler weds a ghost who helps and hinders him in both horrid and hilarious ways.
Plot: possessed human, suicide attempt, fortune teller, hoodlum, female full frontal nudity, female ghost, gambling addiction, nude dance, marriage, ghost, gambling debt, gambler ...
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The Hunchback of Soho (1966)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman is kidnapped and her identity is stolen by criminals attempting to collect her inheritance.
Plot: world war two veteran, evil priest, strangulation, shower, murder, women in prison, cheating, general, illegal gambling, dead brother, policewoman killing, reverend ...
Place: scotland yard, london
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Hassel 01 - Anmäld försvunnen (1986)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Valentin Karlberg is reported missing in Stockholm and Detective Roland Hassel must find him before it's too late.
Plot: falling to death, police procedural, murder, divorced man, porn magazine, swedish police, hiding, missing person, crime investigation, excavator, phone booth, illegal gambling
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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The Brotherhood (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Liao Jiang is the lowest ranking member of a gang that holds up a jewelery store. Subsequently the three other gang members die, and their gold haul goes missing. Liao Jiang and his new gang member Huge Eyes are then forced to turn to a triad gang ...
Plot: revenge plot, triad, gang war, robbery, illegal gambling, stolen gold, sex show, gang member, martial arts, gang leader, stabbed in the back, jewel theft
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 4.9
 51
Joey Boy (1965)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While posters urge austerity and vigilance in wartime Britain, 'Joey Boy' Thompson has never had it better. In a cellar beneath his East London fish shop, a gambling club thrives – and austerity provides a nice black-market sideline. But ...
Plot: world war two, army, betting, gambling, donkey, mule, illegal gambling, bet
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Buppah Rahtree 3.1: Rahtree Reborn (2009)
Genre: Horror, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Surrounded by tranquility of the apartment, a horrible spirit in the room 609 is lurking, and going to be awaken. This time the terrors are triplex. It is time for Oscar apartment to renovate after the death of the former owner. Now, it's ...
Style: bleak, suspense, scary, rough
Plot: reincarnation, ghost, rape, revenge, deadly, danger, violence, supernatural, picture, breakup, memories, ghost hunting ...
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 5.1
 127
Private Call (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In order to avenge the murder of an old friend, a recently suspended female police officer goes undercover at an illegal gambling den where the winning prize is a night with one of the female staff.
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: undercover cop, sex tape, female police officer, lesbian sex, gunshot, blackmail, poker, strong language, voyeurism, bare breasts, handgun, sex on table ...
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The Return of the Jonsson League (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Criminal trio strike at furniture store, discover a secret network for shipping computers to the Soviet Union.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, not serious
Plot: cons and scams, heist, farce, criminal heroes, master criminal, partners, crimes, dishonesty, crime, disorder, silly humor, illegal gambling ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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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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 5.4
 453
Hit Me (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sonny lives with his retarded older brother, and works as a bellhop at a second-rate hotel. This changes when Monique a beautiful, suicidal nut-case checks in.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: femme fatale, crime gone awry, heist, neo noir, hotel, disorder, dishonesty, crime, mentally unstable, danger, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., iceland, montreal, montreal quebec, paris france
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 7.0
 240K
Rush Hour (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: reluctant partners, two man army, fbi, unlikely friendships, kung fu, police investigation, martial arts, fish out of water, ransom, chase, kidnapping, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1997
Place: los angeles, usa, hong kong, california, united states ...
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 4.9
 962
Ring of Death (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On the inside, there are no rules. See what happens when Prison Officials Profit from Illegal fights.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, frame up, contests and competitions, criminal's revenge, police investigation, criminal heroes, track down, undercover, ex cop, tough guy, working undercover, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.1
 132K
Payback (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, neo noir, robbery, money, betrayal, violence, mafia, crimes, organized crime, criminal heroes, anti hero, gangsters ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new york
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Trinity: Gambling for High Stakes (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: This movie is about a navy Lieutenant named Johnny Firpo who is ordered to work with the Miami Police force to help stop a gang of crooked card sharks. He needs the help of a pro gambler-now retired named Charlie Firpo. Charlie won't help ...
Style: exciting, realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gambling, rivalry, gang, heroes, buddies, partners, partners against crime, cons and scams, working undercover, disorder, step siblings, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida, miami, usa
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 5.6
 32K
Fighting (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Small-town boy Shawn MacArthur has come to New York City with nothing. Barely earning a living selling counterfeit goods on the streets, his luck changes when scam artist Harvey Boarden sees that he has a natural talent for streetfighting. When ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: street fighter, boxing, fight, fighting movie, athlete and trainer, rivalry, kickboxer, streetfighting, urban ghetto, martial artist, urban ghetto life, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, alabama, manhattan new york city
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Blackbeard's Ghost (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Peter Ustinov stars as the eponymous wraith, who returns to Earth to aid his descendant, elderly Elsa Lanchester (Stowecroft). The villains want to kick Lanchester and her friends out of their group home so that they can build a crooked casino. Good ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, witch, ghost, college, gambling, island, supernatural, escapades, fish out of water, friendship, danger, good versus evil ...
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 6.8
 378
Lucan (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 63 min.
TV show
Story: Drama about infamous aristocrat Lord Lucan, who mysteriously disappeared in 1974 after being accused of murdering his children's nanny.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, stylized
Plot: murder, estate, crimes, crumbling marriage, custody, dysfunctional family, family relations, custody battle, aristocrat, abusive husband, accusation, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974, 2000s
Place: england, london, english channel
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Do Dooni Chaar (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A middle-class father in India struggles through a series of unexpected events for upholding respect and smiles.
Style: sincere, humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, working class, social differences, society, ambition, parents and children, bollywood, family life, new car, friendship, unfulfillment, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, new delhi
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 3.9
 427
Bare Knuckles (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Women will go to extreme lengths for those they love and single mother Samantha Rogers is no exception. Along with her young daughter, Milla, Sam struggles to make ends meet, taking her licks as a stunt double by day and cocktail waitressing at a ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female boxer, martial arts, contests and competitions, single parent, ambition, family relations, boxing, trophy, determination, hand to hand combat, mixed martial arts, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Forced to Fight (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Once a legend in the brutal world of illicit underground fighting, Shane Slavin (Daniels) decides to turn his life around, promising his wife and young son he's fought his last battle. But when his younger brother betrays a ruthless crime boss ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, contests and competitions, master warrior, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, heroes, ambition, mixed martial arts, kickboxing, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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