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1.
The Gambler (1974)
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Axel Freed is a literature professor. He has the gambling vice. When he has lost all his money, he borrows from his girlfriend, then his mother and finally some bad guys that chase him. Despite all of this he cannot stop gambling. (111 mins.)
Director: Karel Reisz
 
2.
Owning Mahowny (2003)
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A bank manager with: (a) a gambling problem and (b) access to a multimillion dollar account gets into a messy situation. Based on the story of the largest one-man bank fraud in Canadian history. (104 mins.)
 
3.
Croupier (1998)
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An aspiring writer is hired as a croupier at a casino, where he realizes that his life as a croupier would make a great novel. (94 mins.)
Director: Mike Hodges
 
4.
Hard Eight (1996)
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Professional gambler Sydney teaches John the tricks of the trade. John does well until he falls for cocktail waitress Clementine. (102 mins.)
 
5.
Intacto (2001)
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An enigmatic tale of four incredibly lucky people whose lives are intertwined by destiny are subject to the laws of fate... (108 mins.)
“ fascinating world! ” - RAMPARTisGREAT
 
6.
Phoenix (1998)
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A cop (Liotta) with a gambling addiction plots a theft from the bookies who are putting pressure on him to pay off or else. (107 mins.)
Director: Danny Cannon
 
7.
The Gambler (1997)
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Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky must write a novel in 27 days in a deal to pay off his gambling debts, and feverishly dictates the novel 'The Gambler'. (97 mins.)
Director: Károly Makk
 
8.
Casino (1995)
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Greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends: a mafia underboss and a casino owner, for a trophy wife over a gambling empire. (178 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
9.
Bob le Flambeur (1956)
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Bob, an old gangster and gambler is almost broke, so he decides in spite of the warnings of a friend... (98 mins.)
Director: Melville
 
10.
The Good Thief (2002)
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An aging gambler on a losing streak attempts to rob a casino in Monte Carlo. But someone's already tipped off the cops before he even makes a move. (109 mins.)
Director: Neil Jordan
 
11.
Gamblers (2005)
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Vahé, Sahak, and Toros run a bonneteau game on the streets of Paris. They're Lebanese French of Armenian descent... (85 mins.)
 
12.
Loser Takes All! (2003)
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Serge Vaudier, a mathematics teacher, wins the lotto twice and claims he can do it again, thanks to an infallible system he has designed... (92 mins.)
 
13.
The Music of Chance (1993)
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Two men face the consequences of gambling after playing with men beyond their league. (98 mins.)
Director: Philip Haas
 
14.
Rounders (1998)
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A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks, while balancing his relationship with his girlfriend and his commitments to law school. (121 mins.)
Director: John Dahl
 
15.
House of Games (1987)
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A psychiatrist comes to the aid of a compulsive gambler and is led by a smooth-talking grifter into the shadowy but compelling world of stings, scams, and con men. (102 mins.)
Director: David Mamet
 
16.
Lookin' to Get Out (1982)
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Two gamblers must leave New York City after one loses a lot of money. Doing what all gamblers in trouble would do... (105 mins.)
Director: Hal Ashby
 
17.
Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (1922)
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Arch-criminal Dr. Mabuse sets out to make a fortune and run Berlin. Detective Wenk sets out to stop him. (242 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
18.
Lucky You (2007)
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A hotshot poker player tries to win a tournament in Vegas, but is fighting a losing battle with his personal problems. (124 mins.)
Director: Curtis Hanson
 
19.
Havana (1990)
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Cuba, December 1958: The professional gambler Jack visits Havana to organize a big Poker game. On the ship he meets Roberta and falls in love with her... (144 mins.)
Director: Sydney Pollack
 
20.
The Cooler (2003)
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In an old school Las Vegas casino, its top gambling jinx breaks his curse when he falls in love, much to his boss' consternation. (101 mins.)
Director: Wayne Kramer
 
21.
Even Money (2006)
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Gambling addiction bring the stories of three otherwise unconnected people together as it destroys each of their lives. (113 mins.)
Director: Mark Rydell
 
22.
The Winner (1996)
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When it is discovered that a man is having luck in the casinos in Las Vegas, people start attempting to take his money. (92 mins.)
Director: Alex Cox
 
23.
The Runner (1999)
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A compulsive gambler finds his new family's safety seriously threatened by a ruthless gambling boss. (94 mins.)
Director: Ron Moler
 
24.
Shade (2003)
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Shade is set in the world of poker hustlers working the clubs and martini bars of Los Angeles. The tale... (101 mins.)
Director: Damian Nieman
 
25.
21 (2008)
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"21" is the fact-based story about six MIT students who were trained to become experts in card counting and subsequently took Vegas casinos for millions in winnings. (123 mins.)
Director: Robert Luketic
 
26.
Maverick (1994)
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Bret Maverick, needing money for a poker tournament, faces various comic mishaps and challenges, including a charming woman thief. (127 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
 
27.
McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
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A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene. (120 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
 
28.
The Big Town (1987)
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It is 1957. J.C. Cullen is a young man from a small town, with a talent for winning at craps, who leaves... (109 mins.)
Director: Ben Bolt
 
29.
Fever Pitch (1985)
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An investigative journalist gets hooked on the subject of his inquiry - professional gambling. (96 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
 
30.
Deal (2008)
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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. (86 mins.)
Director: Gil Cates Jr.
 
31.
Finder's Fee (2001)
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A man finds a wallet containing a winning lottery ticket worth $6 million. (100 mins.)
Director: Jeff Probst
 
32.
Lay the Favorite (2012)
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Ex-private dancer Beth aspires to be a Las Vegas cocktail waitress, when she falls in with Dink, a sports gambler. Sparks fly as she proves to be something of a gambling prodigy--much to the ire of Dink's wife, Tulip. (94 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
 
33.
The Sting (1973)
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In Chicago in September 1936, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker. (129 mins.)
Director: George Roy Hill
 
34.
California Split (1974)
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A down on his luck gambler links up with free spirit Elliot Gould at first to have some fun on, but... (108 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
 
35.
The Hustler (1961)
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An up-and-coming pool player plays a long-time champion in a single high-stakes match. (134 mins.)
Director: Robert Rossen
 
36.
The Color of Money (1986)
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Fast Eddie Felson teaches a cocky but immensely talented protégé the ropes of pool hustling, which in turn inspires him to make an unlikely comeback. (119 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
37.
Poolhall Junkies (2002)
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A talented pool hustler who has stayed out of the game for years, must go back to his old ways when his little brother gets involved with his enemy, the very man who held him back from greatness. (99 mins.)
Director: Mars Callahan
 
38.
The Cincinnati Kid (1965)
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An up-and-coming poker player tries to prove himself in a high-stakes match against a long-time master of the game. (102 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
 
39.
Let It Ride (1989)
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A nosy cab driver gets a hot tip on a race horse and wins big, but he can't seem to stop gambling. Will he go broke or walk home with a pretty penny? (90 mins.)
Director: Joe Pytka
 
40.
Kiss Shot (1989 TV Movie)
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A detached black mother looses her job and though the ability to pay back her credit. She recalls her billiard skills and begins to play for money... (90 mins.)
Director: Jerry London
 
41.
Las Vegas (2003 TV Series)
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Welcome to the Montecito Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, where you can do anything you want... but Ed Deline and his crack surveillance team will be watching. Just remember, what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas... (60 mins.)
 
42.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
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Tales of horror based on the gruesome E.C. comic books of the 1950s. (25 mins.)
“ episode "Cutting Cards" (#2.3), directed by Walter Hill ” - RAMPARTisGREAT
 
43.
Shooting Gallery (2005 Video)
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A street-smart pool player falls in with a pack of hustlers. As he rises in the underground circuit, he lands in the middle of a match between his boss and a crooked cop. (102 mins.)
Director: Keoni Waxman
 
44.
The Grand (2007)
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An improvisational comedy using a handful of actors playing characters competing in an actual poker tournament. (104 mins.)
Director: Zak Penn
 
45.
God of Gamblers (1989)
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A master gambler loses his memory, and is befriended by a street hustler who discovers his supernatural gambling abilities. (126 mins.)
Director: Jing Wong
 
46.
The Swindle (1997)
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Betty and Victor are a pair of scam artists. One day Betty brings in Maurice, a treasurer of a multinational company... (104 mins.)
Director: Claude Chabrol
 
47.
Bugsy (1991)
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The story of how Bugsy Siegel started Las Vegas. (136 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
48.
High Roller: The Stu Ungar Story (2003)
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Based on the true story of the rise and fall of poker legend Stu "The Kid" Ungar. (120 mins.)
Director: A.W. Vidmer
 
49.
Pale Flower (1964)
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A gangster gets released from prison and has to cope with the recent shifts of power between the gangs, while taking care of a thrill-seeking young woman, who got in bad company while gambling. (96 mins.)
 
50.
13 Tzameti (2005)
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Sebastian, a young man, has decided to follow instructions intended for someone else, without knowing where they will take him... (93 mins.)
Director: Géla Babluani
 
51.
Two for the Money (2005)
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After suffering a career-ending knee injury, a former college football star aligns himself with one of the most renowned touts in the sports-gambling business. (122 mins.)
Director: D.J. Caruso
 
52.
Tricheurs (1984)
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(94 mins.)
 
53.
Gambling (2004)
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A man goes on a desperate journey through the Las Vegas night in search of a woman who has disappeared... (90 mins.)
Director: J.P. Allen
 
54.
Luckytown (2000)
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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. (101 mins.)
Director: Paul Nicolas
 
55.
A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966)
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Comedy western in which a traveler bets more money than he can afford in a poker game, and unusual events follow. (95 mins.)
Director: Fielder Cook
 
56.
Zigs (2001)
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Four young compulsive gamblers come up with a radical plan to get out of debt with a fixed game. (93 mins.)
 
57.
Girl on the Bridge (1999)
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It's night on a Paris bridge. A girl leans over Seine River with tears in her eyes and a violent yearning to drown her sorrows... (90 mins.)
Director: Patrice Leconte
 
58.
Lucky Number Slevin (2006)
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A case of mistaken identity lands Slevin into the middle of a war being plotted by two of the city's most rival crime bosses: The Rabbi and The Boss. Slevin is under constant surveillance by relentless Detective Brikowski as well as the infamous assassin Goodkat and finds himself having to hatch his own ingenious plot to get them before they get him. (110 mins.)
Director: Paul McGuigan
 
59.
Why, Why, Tell Me Why! (1986)
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(90 mins.)
 
60.
Family Prayers (1993)
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(108 mins.)
 
61.
White Men Can't Jump (1992)
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Black and white basketball hustlers join forces to double their chances of winning money on the street courts and in a basketball tournament. (115 mins.)
Director: Ron Shelton
 
62.
The Grifters (1990)
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A small-time conman has torn loyalties between his estranged mother and new girlfriend--both of whom are high-stakes grifters with their own angles to play. (110 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
 
63.
Rain Man (1988)
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Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country. (133 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
64.
Eight Men Out (1988)
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A dramatization of the Black Sox scandal when the underpaid Chicago White Sox accepted bribes to deliberately lose the 1919 World Series. (119 mins.)
Director: John Sayles
 
65.
Run Lola Run (1998)
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After a botched money delivery, Lola has 20 minutes to come up with 100,000 Deutschmarks. (81 mins.)
Director: Tom Tykwer
 
66.
Big Shot: Confessions of a Campus Bookie (2002 TV Movie)
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Moyher's good boy Benny Silman from Brooklyn becomes an economics student at Arizona State University... (88 mins.)
 
67.
Hustle (2004 TV Movie)
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An addiction to gambling dims baseball legend Pete Rose's star. (90 mins.)
 
68.
The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976)
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A proud strip club owner is forced to come to terms with himself as a man, when his gambling addiction gets him in hot water with the mob, who offer him only one alternative. (135 mins.)
Director: John Cassavetes
 
69.
Saint John of Las Vegas (2009)
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An ex-gambler is lured back into the game by a veteran insurance-fraud investigator. (85 mins.)
Director: Hue Rhodes
 
70.
Bad Lieutenant (1992)
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While investigating a young nun's rape, a corrupt New York City police detective, with a serious drug and gambling addiction, tries to change his ways and find forgiveness. (96 mins.)
Director: Abel Ferrara
 
71.
Vega$ (1978 TV Series)
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Dan Tanna is a private investigator in the gambling town of Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas can be seedy or glamorous... (60 mins.)
 
72.
Tilt (2005 TV Series)
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73.
Heaven (1998)
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A struggling architect, being sued for divorce by his wife and struggling with booze and gambling, finds work remodeling a friend's strip club... (103 mins.)
Director: Scott Reynolds
 
74.
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
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A botched card game in London triggers four friends, thugs, weed-growers, hard gangsters, loan sharks and debt collectors to collide with each other in a series of unexpected events, all for the sake of weed, cash and two antique shotguns. (107 mins.)
Director: Guy Ritchie
 
75.
Terribly Happy (2008)
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A thriller about a Copenhagen cop who moves to a small town after having a nervous breakdown. (99 mins.)
 
76.
Games (1967)
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A young couple who are into kinky "mind games" get more than they bargained for when a mysterious woman comes into their lives. (100 mins.)
 
77.
Stickmen (2001)
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Three young men unwittingly become involved in an underground pool tournament. (98 mins.)
Director: Hamish Rothwell
 
78.
The Game (1997)
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After a wealthy banker is given an opportunity to participate in a mysterious game, his life is turned upside down when he becomes unable to distinguish between the game and reality. (129 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
 
79.
All In (2006)
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Six medical students with unique talents pool their resources to win the World Series of Poker. (98 mins.)
Director: Nick Vallelonga
 
80.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Cutting Cards (1990)
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Reno and Sam are a pair of hardcore gamblers who don't play for fun, who challenge each other in a sample game of cards and the end result could be deadlier then they could've ever bargained for. (25 mins.)