Poker movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant poker movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspense, tense, serious, clever and interesting films and TV shows about / with poker, gambling, card playing, crimes, rivalry, money, gangsters, mentor, casino and dishonesty plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
poker movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as poker: Molly's Game (2017), Casino Royale (2006), Maverick (1994), Rounders (1998), Lucky You (2007), God of Gamblers (1989), The Sting (1973), Mississippi Grind (2015), Deal (2008), The Cincinnati Kid (1965).

List of poker movies

Molly's Game (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport
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, neo noir, surprise ending
Plot: poker, female protagonist, gambling, card playing, poker game, court, fbi, father daughter relationship, lawyer, club, arrest, olympics ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, new york, manhattan new york city
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Casino Royale (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, Czech Republic, USA, Germany, Bahamas
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Le Chiffre, a banker to the world's terrorists, is scheduled to participate in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro, where he intends to use his winnings to establish his financial grip on the terrorist market. M sends Bond – on his maiden ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, scenic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, poker, secret agents, chase, casino, spy, 007, heroic mission, british secret service, james bond, secret service, cia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: montenegro, italy, europe, london, bahamas ...
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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: twists and turns, exciting, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, gambling, poker, adventure, unlikely partners, card playing, strong female character, gambler, debt, vengeance, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 60s
Place: louisiana, usa, mississippi, california
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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: neo noir, serious, clever, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, poker, friendship, card playing, mafia, judge, addiction, cons and scams, destructive relationship, debt, ex convict, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, atlantic city, texas, las vegas
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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: poker, gambling, addiction, bet, casino, romance, rivalry, ambition, ego clash, couples, opposites attract, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003
Place: las vegas, usa, london
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God of Gamblers (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Chow Yun-Fat plays Ko Chun, an extremely talented and well known gambler. On the eve of a big confrontation with a famous Singaporean gambler, Ko walks into a trap set by Knife, an avid but a so-so gambler (Andy Lau), meant for an Indian servant. ...
Style: realistic, exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, poker, card playing, memory loss, martial arts, crimes, comeback, betrayal, bloodbath, amnesia, traitor, bodyguard ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, san francisco, tokyo
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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, con artists, gambling, casino, poker, crimes, deception, gangsters, mentor, bet, friends, mob boss ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york
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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, semi serious, humorous, buddy movie, depressing ...
Plot: gambling, friendship, poker, money problems, casino, debt, down on your luck, obsessive quest, unlikely partners, partners, card playing, gambler ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 80s
Place: new orleans, mississippi, usa, memphis, southern usa ...
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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, mentor, contests and competitions, human spirit, competition, follow your dream, lifestyle, downfall, underdog, friendship, card playing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, texas
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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, stylized, rough ...
Audience: kids
Plot: gambling, poker, card playing, gangsters, friendship, friends, dealer, couples, buddies, dishonesty, ambition, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new orleans, usa, los angeles, mississippi, southern usa ...
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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, underdog, rivalry, ambition, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, card playing, gambler, greed, sarcasm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, texas, new jersey
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Luckytown (2000)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Kirsten Dunst plays a young woman (Lidda), who is searching for her father (James Caan). She finds herself at odds with her boyfriend who wants nothing but a carefree lifestyle.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspense
Plot: poker, criminal heroes, gangsters, gambling, vengeance, romance, betrayal, rivalry, crimes, fall in love, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
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Killing Them Softly (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, rough, tense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime gone awry, robbery, criminal, hitman, bandit, crimes, gambling, mafia, murder, poker, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008, 2000s, 70s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana, florida, orlando florida
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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, tense ...
Plot: gambling, poker, medical school, doctor, rivalry, follow your dream, contests and competitions, buddies, ego clash, ambition, underdog, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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Finder's Fee (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After finding a wallet in the street tepper calls the owner in order to return it. After making the call he discovers that the lottery ticket inside is a $6 million winner. To add to things his friends are on their way over for their weekly poker ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: lottery, poker, mind game, dishonesty, cons and scams, gambling, crimes, human, wedding ring, male protagonist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, false identity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Kakegurui (2017)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Hyakkaou Private Academy. An institution for the privileged with a very peculiar curriculum. You see, when you're the sons and daughters of the wealthiest of the wealthy, it's not athletic prowess or book smarts that keep you ahead. ...
Style: social, serious, suspense, thought provoking, psychological
Plot: gambling, direction and purpose, gambler, social differences, academy, poker, power struggle, fight for supremacy, humiliation, fighting the system, showdown, struggle for survival ...
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Cold Deck (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When a poker player hits rock bottom he enlists his best friend to pull off a high-stakes heist.
Style: captivating, cynical, suspense, tense, psychological
Plot: poker, gambling, escapades, crimes, race against time, rivalry, addiction, gambling debt, casino, friendship, friend
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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: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, investigation, murder, youth, crimes, uncover truth, mystery, amateur detective, dishonesty, suburbs, poker, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, ambition, rivalry, human spirit, life is a bitch, hopes, rise and fall, tragic hero, sport, addiction, gambler, poker ...
Place: las vegas
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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, dice, fight, stripper, roulette, buddies ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, las vegas
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Hitting the Nuts (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hitting the Nuts is the 'true' story of the 2009 Scott County, Indiana Poker Championship as told by those who were there. This mockumentary follows the town preacher, busty waitress, lovable redneck dad, portly returning champion and a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: ambition, rivalry, sport team, contests and competitions, society, clergy, gambling, parents and children, religions or cults, underdog, racism, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana
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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: sexy, stylized, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hot and sexy, gambling, casino, boss and employee, friends, cons and scams, team, parents and children, lifestyle, buddies, dishonesty, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
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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: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, disturbing, tense
Plot: poker game, gambler, revenge, casino, gambling, ex soldier, haunted by the past, poker, torture, murder, military prison, retribution ...
Time: year 2003, year 2002
Place: iraq, atlantic city new jersey, las vegas, cleveland ohio
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5 Card Stud (1968)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The players in an ongoing poker game are being mysteriously killed off, one by one.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, small town, poker, cheating at cards, police investigation, mystery, who done it, americana, vigilantism, gambling, small town life, bishop ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, colorado, denver colorado, texas
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TalhotBlond (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Thomas Montgomery, a married father of two young daughters, gets seduced by the world of online gambling and chat rooms where a virtual romance and sexual obsession ultimately leads to the murder of an innocent man.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: fake identity, murder, poker, gambling, gambler, attempted seduction, love story, relationship problems, relationships, money problems, sexual attraction, seductress ...
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The Bait (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Α crook turns a cabaret girl into a fine lady to use her as bait for his victims.
Plot: dancer, poker, nightclub, cheating at cards, scoundrel, evidence, scam, undercover, arrest, employee, rich, brawl ...
Time: 60s
Place: greece, athens greece
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Training Day (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.
Style: tense, realistic, neo noir, harsh, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, lone hero, gang member, african american, mentor, gunfight, corrupt cop, police brutality, rookie, drug dealer, war on drugs, latinos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Poker In Bed (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A poker player on a losing streak meets a beautiful young woman. He's attracted to her, but she appears to be perfectly content with her boyfriend, a somewhat wussy writer. The gambler gets the idea that if he can get this woman into bed, it ...
Style: sex comedy
Plot: poker, boyfriend, gambling, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexploitation, female nudity, sex, erotica, black pantyhose, female stockinged legs, footsie under the table, breasts ...
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A Punters Prayer (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young gambler makes a large, risky bet on a horse race. When the odds turn in his favour, more than one party has sudden interest in the winning betting slip, and they'll do anything to get their hands on it.
Plot: horse race, gambling, poker, bet, roulette, money, gangsters, bookies, greek, british, irish, jamaican ...
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The Black Stallion (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion that is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks both he and the horse survive only to be stranded on a ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, exciting, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: horse, rescue, survival, friendship, family relations, horse race, shipwreck, training, poker, stallion, island, adventure ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
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