Top 55 Casino/Gambling Movies

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1.
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
 
2.
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
 
3.
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
 
4.
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
 
5.
Gilda (1946)
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A small-time gambler hired to work in a Buenos Aires casino learns that his ex-lover is married to his employer. (110 mins.)
Director: Charles Vidor
 
6.
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
 
7.
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.)
 
8.
Casino (1995)
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A tale of greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends: a mafia enforcer and a casino executive, compete against each other over a gambling empire and over a fast living and fast loving woman. (178 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
9.
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
 
10.
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.)
 
11.
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
 
12.
Regalo di Natale (1986)
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A group of former friends meets again after a very long time, in a Christmas night, with the intent of ripping off a rich industrialist in a game of Poker. Old hatreds and mistrusts conflict with the nostalgia for the lost friendships. (101 mins.)
Director: Pupi Avati
 
13.
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
 
14.
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
 
15.
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
 
16.
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
 
17.
Casino Royale (2006)
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Armed with a license to kill, Secret Agent James Bond sets out on his first mission as 007 and must defeat a private banker to terrorists in a high stakes game of poker at Casino Royale, Montenegro but things are not what they seem. (144 mins.)
Director: Martin Campbell
 
18.
Casino Raiders (1989)
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Law and Chan are gamblers and friends. Forced into a battle with the Yakuza, How far will friendship go? A high stakes card game will settle it all. (127 mins.)
 
19.
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
 
20.
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
 
21.
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
 
22.
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
 
23.
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
 
24.
The Gambler (2013)
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Paramedic Vincentas is a passionate gambler, who is forced to make radical decisions to return the debts. An idea strikes Vincentas to create an illegal game related to his profession. Love, life and death will be at stake. (109 mins.)
Director: Ignas Jonynas
 
25.
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.)
 
26.
Mississippi Grind (2015)
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Down on his luck and facing financial hardship, Gerry teams up with younger charismatic poker player, Curtis, in an attempt to change his luck. The two set off on a road trip through the South with visions of winning back what's been lost. (108 mins.)
 
27.
Ocean's 11 (1960)
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Danny Ocean gathers a group of his World War II compatriots to pull off the ultimate Las Vegas heist. Together the eleven friends plan to rob five Las Vegas casinos in one night. (127 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
 
28.
Dark City (1950)
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Gamblers who "took" an out-of-town sucker in a crooked poker game feel shadowy vengeance closing in on them. (98 mins.)
 
29.
Factotum (2005)
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This drama centers on Hank Chinaski, the fictional alter-ego of "Factotum" author Charles Bukowski, who wanders around Los Angeles, CA trying to live off jobs which don't interfere with his primary interest, which is writing. Along the way, he fends off the distractions offered by women, drinking and gambling. (94 mins.)
Director: Bent Hamer
 
30.
Bugsy (1991)
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The story of how Bugsy Siegel started Las Vegas. (136 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
31.
His Kind of Woman (1951)
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A deported gangster's plan to re-enter the USA involves skulduggery at a Mexican resort, and gambler Dan Milner is caught in the middle. (120 mins.)
Director: John Farrow
 
32.
Bay of Angels (1963)
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Jean is a clerk in a bank. His colleague Caron is a gambler and gives him the virus. In the casinos... (90 mins.)
Director: Jacques Demy
 
33.
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
 
34.
La città gioca d'azzardo (1975)
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Luca Altieri is a gambler. He likes cards and he is a master in playing poker. He is a cardsharper too... (101 mins.)
Director: Sergio Martino
 
35.
Real Time (2008)
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A gripping thriller about a hit man who gives a down-and-out compulsive gambler just one last hour to live. (90 mins.)
Director: Randall Cole
 
36.
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
 
37.
Canyon Passage (1946)
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Businessman Logan Stuart is torn between his love of two very different women in 1850's Oregon and his loyalty to a compulsive gambler friend who goes over the line. (92 mins.)
 
38.
The Underneath (1995)
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A recovering gambling addict attempts to reconcile with his family and friends but finds trouble and temptation when caught between feelings for his ex-wife and her dangerous hoodlum boyfriend. (99 mins.)
 
39.
The Shanghai Gesture (1941)
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A young woman, Poppy, out for excitement in Shanghai, enters a gambling house owned by "Mother" Gin Sling... (95 mins.)
 
40.
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
 
41.
The Graceful Brute (1962)
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(96 mins.)
 
42.
Ocean's Eleven (2001)
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Danny Ocean and his eleven accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously. (116 mins.)
 
43.
Tazza: The High Rollers (2006)
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A guy with a talent for cards makes his way into the dangerous world of underground gambling in this crime thriller from South Korea... (139 mins.)
Director: Dong-hoon Choi
 
44.
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
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45.
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
 
46.
The Divine Move (2014)
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A professional baduk player infiltrates his local underground gambling scene to avenge his brother's death. (118 mins.)
Director: Beom-gu Cho
 
47.
Big Time Gambling Boss (1968)
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(95 mins.)
 
48.
The Divine Move (2014)
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A professional baduk player infiltrates his local underground gambling scene to avenge his brother's death. (118 mins.)
Director: Beom-gu Cho
 
49.
The Lady Gambles (1949)
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A desperate husband tries to find help for his wife suffering from addictive gambling. (99 mins.)
Director: Michael Gordon
 
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51.
After This Our Exile (2006)
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After his mother flees the family home, a son turns to thieving in order to support his father, an abusive sort who is addicted to gambling. (121 mins.)
Director: Patrick Tam
 
52.
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
 
53.
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
 
54.
Kantô mushuku (1963)
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Three schoolgirls are infatuated with a yakuza, Katsuta, of the Izu Clan. They meet another yakuza, `Diamond` Fuyu... (92 mins.)
Director: Seijun Suzuki
 
55.
Mister Cory (1957)
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Cory, an ambitious Chicago slum kid with a knack for gambling, gets a busboy job at a posh Wisconsin resort... (92 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards