Movies and TV shows set in las vegas

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in las vegas ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, clever, suspense, entertaining, humorous and stylized films and TV shows about / with dialogue, storytelling, catastrophe, mentor, casino, pornography, runaway, brutality, vengeance and hotel plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as las vegas: What Happens in Vegas (2008), The Hangover (2009), Ocean's Eleven (2001), Casino (1995), Last Vegas (2013), Now You See Me (2013), Leaving Las Vegas (1995), Bugsy (1991), 21 (2008), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998).

List of movies set in las vegas

What Happens in Vegas (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: During a wild vacation in Las Vegas, career woman Joy McNally and playboy Jack Fuller come to the sober realization that they have married each other after a night of drunken abandon. They are then compelled, for legal reasons, to live life as a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, life turned upside down, party, romance, wedding, casino, love and romance, fall in love, drinking, newlyweds, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 7.7
 647K
The Hangover (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When three friends finally come to after a raucous night of bachelor-party revelry, they find a baby in the closet and a tiger in the bathroom. But they can't seem to locate their best friend, Doug – who's supposed to be tying the knot. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: party, friends, buddies, memory loss, nothing goes right, disorder, friendship between men, plan gone awry, investigation, stupidity, escapades, comedy of errors ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa
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 7.8
 458K
Ocean's Eleven (2001)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Less than 24 hours into his parole, charismatic thief Danny Ocean is already rolling out his next plan: In one night, Danny's hand-picked crew of specialists will attempt to steal more than $150 million from three Las Vegas casinos. But to ...
Style: witty, clever, exciting, humorous, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, cons and scams, perfect crime, scheme, group of criminals, casino, buddies, crime, thief, friends, partners in crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, salt lake city utah, usa, chicago illinois, atlantic city new jersey ...
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 8.2
 396K
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: clever, rough, captivating, talky, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, mafia, rise and fall, criminal heroes, gangsters, crime, drug abuse, crimes, drugs/alcohol, organized crime, greed, overdose ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1973, year 1980 ...
Place: las vegas, usa, costa rica, chicago illinois
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 6.6
 118K
Last Vegas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three sixty-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Plot: elderly, casino, vacation, friendship, aging, funeral, farce, buddies, male friendship, friends, golden years, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, new jersey
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 7.3
 531K
Now You See Me (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.
Style: surprise ending, clever, twists and turns, entertaining, intellectual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mind game, manipulations, scheme, fbi, wizards and magicians, teamwork, cons and scams, investigation, mastermind, bank robbery, heist, perfect crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: las vegas, new orleans, new york, usa, chicago illinois ...
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Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera.
Style: sexual, emotional, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, alcohol abuse, addiction, social misfits, loneliness, casino, depression, suicide, romance, therapy, rape, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, nevada, los angeles, usa
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 6.8
 23K
Bugsy (1991)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: New York gangster Ben 'Bugsy' Siegel takes a brief business trip to Los Angeles. A sharp-dressing womanizer with a foul temper, Siegel doesn't hesitate to kill or maim anyone crossing him. In L.A. the life, the movies, and most of all ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, epic, captivating ...
Plot: hollywood, casino, hotel, gangsters, crime, hitman, rise and fall, money, psychopath, romance, hoodlum, love affair ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles
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 6.8
 208K
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, stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, prodigy, casino, talented, betrayal, friendship, cheating, manipulations, professor, cons and scams, youth, desire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, massachusetts, harvard university, boston ...
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo drive a red convertible across the Mojave desert to Las Vegas with a suitcase full of drugs to cover a motorcycle race. As their consumption of drugs increases at an alarming rate, the stoned duo trash their ...
Style: psychedelic, captivating, atmospheric, surreal, semi serious ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, journalism, american dream, on the road, escapades, hallucinations, drugs, road trip, culture clash, eccentricity, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1965
Place: las vegas, usa
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 7.5
 24K
Las Vegas (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: stylized, serious, realistic, sexy, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, gambling, cons and scams, dishonesty, cheating, workplace, buddies, team, boss and employee, parents and children, businessman, hot and sexy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
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The Defenders (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Defenders is a drama about two colorful Las Vegas defense attorneys who go all-in when it comes to representing their clients. Nick and Pete are the local go-to guys with an eclectic client list who are still looking to hit their own jackpot.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: lawyer, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, defense attorney, legal, courtroom, partners, workplace, power relations, against the rules, legal action, righting the wronged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
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Get Him to the Greek (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Pinnacle records has the perfect plan to get their sinking company back on track: a comeback concert in LA featuring Aldous Snow, a fading rockstar who has dropped off the radar in recent years. Record company intern Aaron Green is faced with the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, exciting, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: musician, comeback, on the road, musician's life, alcohol abuse, strong sexual content, celebrity culture, showbiz, artists and showbiz, disorder, race against time, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, los angeles, new york, california, usa ...
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Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Security guard Paul Blart is headed to Las Vegas to attend a Security Guard Expo with his teenage daughter Maya before she departs for college. While at the convention, he inadvertently discovers a heist - and it's up to Blart to apprehend the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, romantic, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: shopping mall, parents and children, family relations, security guard, goofy hero, crimes, single father, romance, justice, fight scenes, life philosophy, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, new jersey
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Things Are Tough All Over (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cheech and Chong are hired to drive a limo from Chicago to Las Vegas by two shady Arabs - Mr. Slyman and Prince Habib. Unbeknownst to them, five million dollars of dirty money has been stuffed throught the car.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, pornography, arab, comedy team, money laundering, pornographer, lust, laundromat, limousine, gas station, nothing goes right, comedy of errors ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: las vegas, usa, midwest, chicago illinois
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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series follows Las Vegas criminalists working for the Las Vegas Police Department as they use physical evidence to solve grisly murders in this unusually graphic drama, which has inspired a host of other cop-show "procedurals". The ...
Style: serious, rough, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, police investigation, scientist, crime, expert, teamwork, crimes, partners, workplace, mystery, policewoman, investigator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
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 7.3
 7K
Vegas (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Ralph Lamb wants to be left in peace to run his ranch, but Las Vegas is now swelling with outsiders and corruption which are intruding on his simple life. Recalling Lamb's command as a military police officer during World War II, the Mayor ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, cowboy, fighting crime, crime, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, gangsters, tough law enforcer, who done it, police investigation, honest law enforcer ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1960, year 1961
Place: las vegas, usa
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Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Danny Ocean's team of criminals are back and composing a plan more personal than ever. When ruthless casino owner Willy Bank doublecrosses Reuben Tishkoff, causing a heart attack, Danny Ocean vows that he and his team will do anything to bring ...
Style: clever, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, perfect crime, criminal's revenge, casino, revenge, millionaire, businessman, labor strike, vengeance, buddies, crime, thief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, mexico
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Viva Las Vegas (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Lucky Jackson arrives in town with his car literally in tow ready for the first Las Vegas Grand Prix - once he has the money to buy an engine. He gets the cash easily enough but mislays it when the pretty swimming pool manageress takes his mind off ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: music, romance, oldies, buddies, fall in love, rock, ambition, love and romance, partners, couples, friends, dancing ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, san francisco
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 5.9
 19K
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, realistic, serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gambling, sport, poker, casino, addiction, bet, ego clash, romance, parents and children, estrangement, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003
Place: las vegas, usa
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The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After breaking up with his longtime stage partner, a famous but jaded Vegas magician fights for relevance when a new, "hip" street magician appears on the scene.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Plot: magic, wizards and magicians, friendship, performer's life, ego clash, partners, rivalry, artists and showbiz, uninhibited rivalry, showbiz, ambition, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1982
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
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Grand Theft Auto (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A rich girl steals her dad's Rolls Royce and heads off to Las Vegas to get married. However, her angry parents, a jealous suitor, and a bunch of reward seekers are determined to stop her.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: car chase, camp, dynamite, car accident, nothing goes right, on the road, gangsters, police chase, odd couple, romance, on the run, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: las vegas, 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, emotional, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: crumbling marriage, gambling, moral dilemma, roulette, infidelity, adultery, temptation, architect, millionaire, love of one's life, couple relations, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, california
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Hostel: Part III (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set in Las Vegas, the film centers on a man who attends his best friend's bachelor party, unaware of an insidious agenda that plays into hunting humans.
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, gory, psychopath, confined, crimes, danger, deadly, hotel, buddies, survival, captivity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
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Melvin and Howard (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of hard-luck Melvin Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: divorce, wedding, courtroom, stripper, strip club, rich and poor, redemption, hopes, working class, game show, road trip, will ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: las vegas, nevada, utah, california, usa
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Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Mike Judge's slacker duo, Beavis and Butt-Head, wake to discover their TV has been stolen. Their search for a new one takes them on a clueless adventure across America where they manage to accidentally become America's most wanted.
Style: road movie, humorous, not serious, realistic, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, casino, congress, masturbation, white house, police brutality, buddies, odd couple, hotel, swat team, sun, obsessive quest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, washington d.c., texas, cross country, usa ...
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Behind the Candelabra (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the autobiographical novel, the tempestuous 6-year relationship between Liberace and his (much younger) lover, Scott Thorson, is recounted.
Style: stylized, gloomy, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: gay relationship, gays and lesbians, gay, celebrity, aids, pianist, cocaine, homosexual, music, musician's life, in the closet, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 1960s, year 1981 ...
Place: las vegas, usa, southern california, california
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 5.9
 38K
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, on the road, farce, obsession, casino, chase, parents and children, nothing goes right, roulette, chaos, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
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 7.3
 63K
Go (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Told from three perspectives, a story of a bunch of young Californians trying to get some cash, do and deal some drugs, score money and sex in Las Vegas, and generally experience the rush of life.
Style: humorous, witty, dark humor, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug dealing, disorder, nothing goes right, crime, crimes, ecstasy, bisexual man, multiple storylines, stripper, rave, hit and run, clubbing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa
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 4.7
 56K
Showgirls (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A young drifter named Nomi arrives in Las Vegas to become a dancer and soon sets about clawing and pushing her way to become a top showgirl.
Style: erotic, sexy, realistic, cynical, sexual ...
Plot: strong sexual content, rivalry, striptease, stripper, dancing, seduction, bare breasts, ambition, dancer's life, showbiz, showgirl, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
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