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, suspense, interesting, clever, serious and entertaining films and TV shows about / with gambling, casino, greed, mentor, dialogue, gangsters, storytelling, dishonesty, poker and crimes plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as gambling: 21 (2008), The Gambler (2014), Rounders (1998), Owning Mahowny (2003), Two for the Money (2005), Molly's Game (2017), Snatch (2000), The Cooler (2003), Mississippi Grind (2015), Croupier (1998).

List of gambling movies

 6.8
 250K
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: twists and turns, suspense, surprise ending, intellectual, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gambling, casino, mathematics, prodigy, talented, cheating, blackjack, college, card playing, professor, betrayal, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, harvard university, usa, boston, massachusetts
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 6.0
 70K
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, suspense, tense, clever ...
Plot: gambling, addiction, crimes, gangsters, gambling debt, gambler, moral dilemma, human nature, casino, character study, police investigation, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, los angeles, california, usa, nevada ...
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 7.3
 151K
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, casino, ambition, con artists, gambling debt, prison, card playing ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city new jersey, new york, las vegas, texas, atlantic city ...
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 7.0
 14K
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, suspense, thought provoking, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: gambling, gambling addiction, casino, gambler, con artists, embezzlement, poker, addiction, crimes, police investigation, money, obsession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, atlantic city new jersey, new jersey, toronto ontario canada, atlantic city ...
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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: intense, serious, tense, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: gambling, sport, greed, father son relationship, football, american football, cons and scams, addiction, bet, rags to riches, workplace, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, las vegas, puerto rico, new jersey, new orleans ...
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 7.4
 169K
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: social, neo noir, non-linear, surprise ending, weird
Plot: poker, gambling, female protagonist, lawyer, card playing, court, father daughter relationship, poker game, fbi, illegal gambling, club, skiing ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s
Place: colorado, manhattan new york city, new york, los angeles
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 8.3
 844K
Snatch (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 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: heist, crimes, gambling, criminal heroes, cons and scams, sarcasm, master criminal, crime gone awry, disorder, gangsters, boxing, bookies ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: england, london, belgium, antwerp, europe
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 6.9
 34K
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, sexy, intense, serious, neo noir ...
Plot: gambling, casino, card playing, romance, bad luck, character study, female nudity, love and romance, down on your luck, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong sexual content, debt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
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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, poker, friendship, casino, money problems, redemption, crime gone awry, debt, obsessive quest, unlikely partners, partners, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 70s
Place: new orleans, california, mississippi, usa, memphis ...
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 7.0
 22K
Croupier (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, 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, tense, clever, realistic ...
Plot: gambling, casino, croupier, crimes, heist, cons and scams, addiction, writer's block, greed, relationships, career change, bet ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, south africa, united kingdom
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 8.2
 510K
Casino (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The life of the gambling paradise – Las Vegas – and its dark mafia underbelly.
Style: realistic, clever, rough, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, casino, gangsters, gambling, rise and fall, crimes, criminal heroes, greed, betrayal, fbi, italian mafia ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1973 ...
Place: las vegas, usa, midwest, costa rica, kansas city ...
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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, teachers and students, student life, college, mathematics, manipulation, power relations, college graduate, ambition, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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 7.0
 111K
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, funny, light ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: poker, gambling, cons and scams, adventure, unlikely partners, strong female character, con artists, gambler, card playing, greed, vengeance, chase ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 60s
Place: mississippi, louisiana, usa, california
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 5.6
 64K
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, twist ending, twists and turns, tense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gambling, poker, fbi, cons and scams, manipulation, casino, ambition, corruption, chase, conspiracy, temptation, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2013
Place: costa rica, latin america, puerto rico, usa
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Indecent Proposal (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Robert Redford stars as billionaire John Gage, who offers a down-on-his-luck yuppie husband (Woody Harrelson) $1 million for the opportunity to spend the night with the man's wife (Demi Moore).
Style: sexual, sexy, thought provoking, emotional, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: gambling, adultery, husband wife relationship, millionaire, infidelity, moral dilemma, cuckold, sex scene, love, sexual relations, love triangle, love story ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, california, usa, nevada
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 6.3
 96K
Revolver (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
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, confusing, philosophical, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, criminal heroes, chess, gangsters, group of criminals, cons and scams, crimes, philosophy, ex convict, mob boss, criminal's revenge, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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 8.3
 260K
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, twists and turns, witty, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: con artists, gambling, cons and scams, casino, gangsters, poker, heist, crimes, mafia, caper, chase, sting operation ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york
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 8.0
 82K
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: thought provoking, atmospheric, psychological, sexy, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: billiards, gambling, sport, hustler, suicide, rivalry, ambition, lifestyle, championship, success, cons and scams, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, california, minnesota, san francisco, new york
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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: sexy, tense, realistic, clever, enigmatic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: gambling, poker, friendship, gangsters, casino, cheating, adultery, poker player, gunfight, visceral, unlikely friendships, tragedy ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, california, usa, los angeles, southern usa ...
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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, scenic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, poker, card playing, memory loss, crimes, comeback, betrayal, martial arts, bloodbath, amnesia, death, gambler ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, tokyo, san francisco
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 6.8
 13K
Intacto (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, 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: luck, gambling, destiny, game, murder, greed, gambler, investigation, deathtrap, change of luck, haunted by the past, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, argentina, caribbean
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 5.8
 5K
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, cons and scams, destructive relationship, moral dilemma, couple relations, gambling addiction, gangsters, criminal's revenge, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.9
 21K
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, twists and turns, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: poker, gambling, addiction, romance, golf, casino, gangsters, bet, underdog, life philosophy, rivalry, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003
Place: las vegas, usa, london
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 5.8
 40K
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, sexy, intense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, christmas, heist, casino, betrayal, crimes, prison, mistaken identity, manipulation, gangsters, cons and scams, female nudity ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, michigan
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 6.3
 13K
Shade (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tiffany, Charlie and Vernon are con artists looking to up the ante from their typical scams. They figure a good way of doing this is taking down Dean "The Dean" Stevens, a well-known cardsharp, in a rigged game. However, they first need ...
Style: surprise ending, tense, twists and turns, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, gangsters, betrayal, vengeance, cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, organized crime, poker, brutality, criminal heroes, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, las vegas, california
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 5.9
 49K
Vegas Vacation (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Griswold family hits the road again for a typically ill-fated vacation, this time to the glitzy mecca of slots and showgirls—Las Vegas.
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, dysfunctional family, obsession, farce, family relations, casino, nothing goes right, teenage life, parents and children, desert, chase, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, chicago illinois
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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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 7.4
 6K
Luck (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
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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, talky ...
Plot: horse race, gambling, horse, horse trainer, contests and competitions, business venture, bet, ambition, dishonesty, crimes, change of luck, training ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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Poolhall Junkies (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A retired pool hustler is forced to pick up the stick again when his brother starts a game he can't finish.
Style: witty, clever, stylized, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: billiards, gambling, con artists, gangsters, vengeance, life philosophy, con men, underdog, hustler, crime gone awry, justice, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, new orleans
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 5.9
 6K
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, entertaining, clever, funny, not serious ...
Plot: gambling, poker, 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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