Gambling movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant gambling movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, twists and turns, serious, interesting, suspense and stylized films and TV shows about / with gambling, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, gangsters, casino, dialogue, betrayal, greed and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as gambling: 21 (2008), The Gambler (2014), Owning Mahowny (2003), Snatch (2000), Rounders (1998), Croupier (1998), Mississippi Grind (2015), The Last Casino (2004), Maverick (1994), Even Money (2006).

List of gambling movies

 6.8
 234K
21 (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent, student at M.I.T. in Boston who strives to succeed. Wanting a scholarship to transfer to Harvard School of Medicine with the desire to become a doctor, Ben learns that he cannot afford the $300,000 for ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, exciting, suspense, intellectual ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gambling, casino, prodigy, card game, talented, professor, student, cheating, manipulations, friendship, mathematics, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, harvard university, boston, massachusetts
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 6.1
 68K
The Gambler (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Literature professor Jim Bennett leads a secret life as a high-stakes gambler. Always a risk-taker, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral. Staying one step ahead, he pits his creditor against the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gambling, addiction, crimes, gangsters, moral dilemma, human nature, casino, gambling debt, dishonesty, race against time, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, las vegas, california, nevada, usa ...
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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, gambling addiction, money, embezzlement, obsession, addiction, cheating, banker, 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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 8.3
 798K
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, funny, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, gambling, cons and scams, crimes, master criminal, heist, disorder, nothing goes right, twists & turns, graphic violence, underground fighting, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, antwerp
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 7.3
 144K
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, cards, mafia, judge, addiction, neo-noir, dishonesty, life is a bitch, cons and scams, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, atlantic city, texas, las vegas
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 7.1
 19K
Croupier (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, France, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jack Manfred is an aspiring writer who to make ends meet, takes a job as a croupier. Jack remains an observer, knowing that everything in life is a gamble and that gamblers are born to lose. Inevitably, he gets sucked into the world of the casino ...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, clever, tense, realistic ...
Plot: gambling, casino, croupier, cons and scams, roulette, crimes, crime, neo-noir, dishonesty, femme fatale, love and romance, writer's life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, south africa, united kingdom
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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, partners, unlikely partners, obsessive quest, down on your luck, gambler, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 70s
Place: mississippi, usa, new orleans, southern usa, st. louis missouri ...
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The Last Casino (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A University teacher finds three bright students and decides to teach them how to count cards to make lots of money. As they learn how to play the casinos, things get tricky when the debt owing teacher informs them that their front man wants ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, casino, cons and scams, manipulation, mathematics, manipulations, teachers and students, college, student life, dishonesty, crimes, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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 7.0
 104K
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, unlikely partners, debt, strong female character, cheating, card playing, vengeance, gambler, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, victorian era, 60s, 1960s
Place: louisiana, usa, mississippi, mississippi river, california
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 5.8
 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, gambling addiction, moral dilemma, couple relations, cons and scams, destructive relationship, buddies, betrayal, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.6
 61K
Runner Runner (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a poor college student who cracks an online poker game goes bust, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, twist ending, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gambling, cons and scams, mind game, fbi, ambition, casino, manipulation, manipulations, temptation, power relations, boss and employee, computers and web ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013, 2010s
Place: costa rica, usa, puerto rico, latin america
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 7.5
 6K
Luck (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A drama set in the world of horse racing focusing on lives of owners, jockeys, trainers and gamblers who are all tied to the same horse track.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: gambling, horse race, horse, horse trainer, contests and competitions, bet, business venture, corruption, animal training, change of luck, crimes, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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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: serious, tense, stylized, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: gambling, bet, football, cons and scams, greed, sport, manipulation, bookies, dishonesty, manipulations, workplace, ex athlete ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, puerto rico, las vegas, new jersey, new orleans ...
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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, stylized ...
Audience: kids
Plot: gambling, poker, gangsters, friendship, cards, friends, couples, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, ambition, buddies ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 70s
Place: new orleans, los angeles, usa, mississippi river, mississippi ...
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 6.4
 91K
Revolver (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Hotshot gambler Jake Green (Jason Statham) is long on bravado and seriously short of common sense. Rarely is he allowed in any casino because he's a bona fide winner and, in fact, has taken so much money over the years that he's the sole ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, criminal heroes, group of criminals, crime, cons and scams, ex convict, mob boss, crimes, chess, cash, gangsters, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, 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, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, martial arts, poker, memory loss, crimes, crime, cards, comeback, betrayal, head injury, amnesia, traitor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, san francisco
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 8.3
 247K
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, casino, poker, crimes, bet, deception, gangsters, crime, mentor, friends ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1936
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york
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 7.9
 12K
Death Parade (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: There is a place after death that’s neither heaven nor hell. A bar that serves you one chance to win. You cannot leave until the game is over, and when it is, your life may be too. From Studio Madhouse (Death Note, Black Lagoon) comes a thrilling ...
Style: psychological, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: death, game of death, afterlife, memory loss, morality, heaven and hell, gambling, regret, desperation, reincarnation, fear, game ...
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 8.0
 2K
Blackpool (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Musical, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Soon after local entrepreneur Ripley Holden opens his arcade in his beloved home town of Blackpool, a murder investigation makes tears at the fabric of his personal and professional lives.
Style: serious, surreal, realistic
Plot: gambling, murder, investigation, casino, arcade, relationship vs career, ambition, life turned upside down, dishonesty, family life, love triangle, dark humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, northern england
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 5.8
 38K
Reindeer Games (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After assuming his dead cellmate's identity to get with his girlfriend, an ex-con finds himself the reluctant participant in a casino heist.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, manipulation, heist, prison, sex in a swimming pool, gangsters, betrayal, crime, crimes, hidden identity, criminal heroes, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, michigan, las vegas
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 6.9
 13K
Intacto (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An enigmatic tale of four people whose lives are intertwined by destiny are subject to the laws of fate. They discover that luck is something they cannot afford to be without as they gamble with the highest stakes possible in a deadly game from ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, psychological, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, luck, murder, game, destiny, survivor, investigation, rivalry, danger, change of luck, deathtrap, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, caribbean, argentina
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 6.9
 33K
The Cooler (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: (William H. Macy) works at a Las Vegas casino, where he uses his innate ability to bring about misfortune in those around him to jinx gamblers into losing. His imposing boss, Shelly Kaplow (Alec Baldwin), is happy with the arrangement. But Bernie ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, intense, offbeat ...
Plot: gambling, casino, bad luck, debt, romance, dangerous attraction, fall in love, cheating, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
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The Return of the God of Gamblers (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Chow returns to play Ko Chun, a skilled gambler who now lives in retirement in France. Wu Xingguo plays an evil gangster who forces Ko out of retirement by killing his pregnant wife. Ko is forced to team up with a variety of other people to win out ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: gambling, farce, criminal's revenge, deadly, gangsters, hopes, rivalry, master warrior, hidden identity, criminal heroes, going straight, unlikely partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: taiwan, china, france, asia, 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, humorous, sexy, sincere
Plot: gambling, bet, betting, unlikely partners, bookies, prodigy, cons and scams, working the system, career change, dishonesty, partners, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, new york, usa, nevada
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 5.9
 20K
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, ego clash, ambition, rivalry, opposites attract, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003
Place: las vegas, usa, london
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 8.0
 76K
The Hustler (1961)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Fast Eddie Felson is a small-time pool hustler with a lot of talent but a self-destructive attitude. His bravado causes him to challenge the legendary Minnesota Fats to a high-stakes match.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, thought provoking, talky, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: billiards, gambling, suicide, money, hustler, alcohol, sport, cons and scams, success, championship, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, california, san francisco, minnesota, new york
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Tazza: The Hidden Card (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Dae-gil has been skilled with his hands and has shown a strong desire for winning ever since he was a child. He will succeed his uncle and jump into the world of Tazza, risking his life in competition.
Style: semi serious, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: gambling, betrayal, criminal heroes, rivalry, gambler, on the run, ambition, criminal's revenge, vengeance, crimes, cons and scams, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, seoul, busan
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The Man from Macau (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The world renowned “Invincible Hand” Ken could identify not only mahjong tiles, but also cards with his fingers which had made him a legend. Upon his retirement as the Chief Security Consultant in Las Vegas, Ken returned to his hometown Macau, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, crime, casino, crimes, rivalry, cons and scams, chases and races, dishonesty, illusion, undercover, gambler, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, las vegas, macau
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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, unlikely criminals, friendship, fish out of water, cons and scams, buddies, crime gone awry, betrayal, heist, college life ...
Time: contemporary
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 4.8
 4K
Harvard Man (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: College has always been a time for experimentation, sexual, cultural and otherwise. "Harvard Man" plays out against a background of love, sex, basketball, crime and experimentation. Action and philosophy in young people's quest to ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, college, college life, drug abuse, love triangle, basketball, gangsters, comedy of errors, cheerleader, couples, sport team, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, boston, las vegas
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