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, serious, twists and turns, interesting, clever and entertaining films and TV shows about / with gambling, dishonesty, crimes, gangsters, casino, mentor, dialogue, greed, cons and scams and storytelling 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), Mississippi Grind (2015), Rounders (1998), The Gambler (2014), Owning Mahowny (2003), Croupier (1998), Snatch (2000), Even Money (2006), Maverick (1994), Runner Runner (2013).

List of gambling movies

 6.8
 223K
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, exciting, suspense, twists and turns, intellectual ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gambling, casino, prodigy, talented, cheating, friendship, manipulations, mathematics, professor, student, manipulation, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, boston, massachusetts, harvard university
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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, humorous, semi serious, depressing, tense ...
Plot: gambling, friendship, poker, casino, debt, partners, unlikely partners, down on your luck, obsessive quest, card game, gambler, money problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 80s
Place: mississippi, usa, new orleans, southern usa, mississippi river ...
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 7.3
 139K
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: serious, clever, psychological, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, poker, neo noir, mafia, judge, cards, addiction, friendship, neo-noir, cons and scams, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, texas, las vegas
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 6.0
 63K
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, casino, gangsters, human nature, moral dilemma, family relations, dishonesty, race against time, life is a bitch, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, las vegas, california, usa, nevada ...
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 7.1
 12K
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, suspense, melancholic, serious ...
Plot: gambling, casino, embezzlement, money, obsession, addiction, banker, gambler, crime, crimes, police investigation, debt ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, toronto ontario canada, canada, atlantic city new jersey
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 7.1
 18K
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: twists and turns, clever, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gambling, casino, croupier, neo noir, cons and scams, crime, crimes, neo-noir, career change, bet, femme fatale, writer's life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, south africa
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 8.3
 757K
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, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gambling, cons and scams, criminal heroes, heist, master criminal, disorder, nothing goes right, bet, partners in crime, boxing, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, antwerp
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 5.9
 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, destructive relationship, cons and scams, couple relations, moral dilemma, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, crimes, crime ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.0
 99K
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: exciting, twists and turns, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, cons and scams, poker, adventure, unlikely partners, debt, cheating, card playing, vengeance, gambler, strong female character, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, victorian era, 60s, 1960s
Place: louisiana, usa, mississippi, mississippi river, california
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 5.6
 60K
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, serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gambling, cons and scams, casino, mind game, fbi, manipulation, manipulations, temptation, power relations, computers and web, boss and employee, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013, 2010s
Place: costa rica, puerto rico, usa, latin america
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 7.5
 5K
Luck (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
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 trainer, contests and competitions, business venture, bet, animal training, crimes, dishonesty, owner, horse, training ...
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, stylized, intense ...
Plot: gambling, bet, sport, football, cons and scams, greed, manipulations, bookies, dishonesty, manipulation, workplace, ex athlete ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, puerto rico, las vegas, new jersey, new orleans ...
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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, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, casino, cons and scams, manipulation, mathematics, college, student life, manipulations, teachers and students, power relations, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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 6.4
 88K
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, mob boss, ex convict, cons and scams, chess, cash, crimes, gangsters, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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 8.0
 2K
Blackpool (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Musical, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, dark humor, surreal, realistic
Plot: gambling, murder, investigation, casino, arcade, ambition, life turned upside down, relationship vs career, love triangle, business venture, couple relations, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, northern england
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 5.8
 37K
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, gangsters, betrayal, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, cons and scams, hidden identity, one last job ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, michigan, las vegas
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 6.9
 32K
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, gloomy ...
Plot: casino, gambling, bad luck, debt, romance, fall in love, dangerous attraction, cheating, dishonesty, couples, love and romance, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: gambling, farce, rescue, golden years, criminal heroes, crimes, heroes, unlikely partners, gangsters, hopes, martial arts, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: taiwan, china, france, europe, asia
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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, money, betting, bet, unlikely partners, bookies, prodigy, cons and scams, partners, dishonesty, career change, working the system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, new york, usa, 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, stylized, rough ...
Audience: kids
Plot: gambling, poker, gangsters, friendship, cards, cons and scams, rich and poor, crimes, dishonesty, couples, buddies, partners ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new orleans, usa, los angeles, mississippi river, mississippi ...
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 6.9
 13K
Intact (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, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, murder, luck, game, destiny, survivor, investigation, haunted by the past, deathtrap, rivalry, danger, change of luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, caribbean, argentina
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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, casino, addiction, bet, sport, romance, ego clash, couples, rivalry, ambition, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003
Place: las vegas, usa, london
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 8.0
 73K
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: gambling, billiards, sport, suicide, money, hustler, alcohol, rivalry, championship, lifestyle, cons and scams, success ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, california, san francisco, minnesota, new york
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 5.6
 49K
Wild Card (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play… and it's all or nothing.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, gangsters, crimes, bodyguard, crime, casino, tough heroes, lone wolves, dishonesty, betrayal, violence, greed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, new orleans
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, casino, cons and scams, crime, crimes, rivalry, chases and races, dishonesty, illusion, gambler, undercover, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic
Plot: gambling, college, bookies, friendship, unlikely criminals, betrayal, buddies, crime gone awry, cons and scams, fish out of water, terminator, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
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 4.9
 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, tense, humorous, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, college, drug abuse, college life, love triangle, basketball, gangsters, comedy of errors, cheerleader, dishonesty, couples, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, boston, las vegas
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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, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: gambling, ambition, obsessive quest, prodigy, vengeance, love affair, cons and scams, tragic love, dishonesty, grudge, rivalry, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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My Daughter's Secret Life (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: serious, thought provoking, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, money raising, teenage life, obsession, kids in trouble, family in crisis, life is a bitch, parents and children, addiction, family problems, family relations, debt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.6
 13K
Alex & Emma (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Writer Alex Sheldon (Luke Wilson) must finish his novel within a month. If he doesn't, he won't get paid. And, if that happens, angry Mafia types to whom he owes money will come looking for him. In order to expedite things, Alex hires ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, romantic, sweet, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: gambling, unlikely couple, writers, love triangle, romance, lie, disappearance, sex, casino, workplace romance, love affair, love ...
Time: contemporary, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: boston, philadelphia, massachusetts, switzerland
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