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1. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime

8.2
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66 Metascore

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.

Writer: Guy Ritchie | Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham

Votes: 362,770

2. The Sting (1973)

PG | 129 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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In 1930s Chicago, 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.

Writer: David S. Ward | Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw, Charles Durning

Votes: 151,571

3. Rounders (1998)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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54 Metascore

A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.

Writers: David Levien, Brian Koppelman | Director: John Dahl | Stars: Matt Damon, Edward Norton, Gretchen Mol, John Malkovich

Votes: 112,366

4. Shade (2003)

R | 95 min | Crime, Thriller

6.4
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40 Metascore

Shade is set in the world of poker hustlers working the clubs and martini bars of Los Angeles. The tale unfolds as a group of hustlers encounter "The Dean" and pull off a successful sting ... See full summary »

Writer: Damian Nieman | Director: Damian Nieman | Stars: Joe Nicolo, Carl Mazzocone Sr., George Tovar, Frank Medrano

Votes: 10,327

5. Destry Rides Again (1939)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Western

7.7
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Kent, the unscrupulous boss of Bottleneck has Sheriff Keogh killed when he asks one too many questions about a rigged poker game that gives Kent a stranglehold over the local cattle rangers... See full summary »

Writers: Felix Jackson, Gertrude Purcell, Henry Myers, Max Brand | Director: George Marshall | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, James Stewart, Mischa Auer, Charles Winninger

Votes: 7,117

6. 5 Card Stud (1968)

PG | 103 min | Western, Mystery

6.5
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The players in an ongoing poker game are being mysteriously killed off, one by one.

Writers: Marguerite Roberts, Ray Gaulden | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Dean Martin, Robert Mitchum, Inger Stevens, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 2,105

7. Torrid Zone (1940)

Approved | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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Plagued by revolutionaries that harass his plantation in a banana republic, fruit company exec Steve Case rehires former nemesis Nick Butler to restore order and profits.

Writers: Richard Macaulay, Jerry Wald | Director: William Keighley | Stars: James Cagney, Ann Sheridan, Pat O'Brien, Andy Devine

Votes: 884

8. The Lady Eve (1941)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

8.0
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A trio of classy card sharps targets the socially awkward heir to brewery millions for his money, till one of them falls in love with him.

Writers: Monckton Hoffe, Preston Sturges | Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn, Eugene Pallette

Votes: 13,243

9. The Lone Gun (1954)

Approved | 76 min | Romance, Western

5.9
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Cruze arrives in town and when he stands up to the three Moran brothers, he gets appointed Marshal. First the brothers kill a rancher while framing another man. But when the jailer is ... See full summary »

Writers: Don Martin, Richard Schayer, L.L. Foreman | Director: Ray Nazarro | Stars: George Montgomery, Dorothy Malone, Frank Faylen, Neville Brand

Votes: 187

10. Garden of Evil (1954)

Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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A trio of American adventurers marooned in rural Mexico are recruited by a beautiful woman to rescue her husband trapped in cave in Apache territory

Writers: Frank Fenton, Fred Freiberger, William Tunberg | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Gary Cooper, Susan Hayward, Richard Widmark, Hugh Marlowe

Votes: 1,733

11. Kaleidoscope (1966)

103 min | Comedy, Crime

6.0
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Romantic comedy which has Barney Lincoln and Angel McGinnis as a pair of amorous adventurers in the gambling places of London and the Riviera. Barney Lincoln is a rambling gambling man who ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Carrington, Jane-Howard Carrington | Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Warren Beatty, Susannah York, Clive Revill, Eric Porter

Votes: 478

12. Female on the Beach (1955)

Approved | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.0
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Moving into a beach house involves Lynn Markham in mystery, danger, and romance with a beach boy of dubious motives.

Writers: Robert Hill, Richard Alan Simmons | Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Joan Crawford, Jeff Chandler, Jan Sterling, Cecil Kellaway

Votes: 631

13. Plan (2004)

149 min | Action, Thriller

4.3
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To pay off their gambling debt, four best friends kidnap an organized crime figure having mistaken him for a wealthy businessman.

Writers: Sanjay Gupta, Vinay, Yash, Milap Zaveri | Director: Hriday Shetty | Stars: Sanjay Dutt, Dino Morea, Sanjay Suri, Bikram Saluja

Votes: 613

14. Poker Alice (1987 TV Movie)

92 min | Romance, Western

6.4
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Alice Moffit, 'Poker Alice', has been disowned by her Boston family because of her incurable penchant for gambling. She is travelling the West with her cousin, John, when she wins a house ... See full summary »

Writer: James Lee Barrett | Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Tom Skerritt, George Hamilton, Richard Mulligan

Votes: 94

15. Madame X (1937)

Passed | 72 min | Drama

7.2
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Thrown out of her home after her husband discovers her infidelity, a woman sinks into degradation. Twenty years later, she is charged with killing a man bent on revealing her degraded ... See full summary »

Writers: John Meehan, Alexandre Bisson | Directors: Sam Wood, Gustav Machatý | Stars: Gladys George, Warren William, John Beal, Reginald Owen

Votes: 321

16. In Caliente (1935)

84 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.9
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Magazine editor Pat O'Brien givesMexican dancer Dolores Del Rio a bad write-up, and then becomes romantically involved. Lots of songs and Busby Berkeley numbers.

Writers: Jerry Wald, Julius J. Epstein, Ralph Block, Warren Duff | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Dolores del Rio, Pat O'Brien, Leo Carrillo, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 173

17. Aces and Eights (1936)

Approved | 62 min | Action, Crime, Western

5.7
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A cardsharp comes to the aid of a Mexican family.

Writer: George Arthur Durlam | Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Tim McCoy, Luana Walters, Rex Lease, Wheeler Oakman

Votes: 107

18. Bowery Buckaroos (1947)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Western

6.6
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The Bowery Boys head west to clear Louie of an old murder charge that he had killed his gold-mine partner. Sach has the map to the gold mine painted on his back, and Blackjack McCoy has him... See full summary »

Writers: Edmond Seward, Tim Ryan, Jerry Warner | Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan, Gabriel Dell

Votes: 206

19. When a Man Loves (1927)

Passed | 111 min | History, Romance

6.9
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A nobleman studying for the priesthood abandons his vocation in 18th Century France when he falls in love with a beautiful, but reluctant, courtesan.

Writer: Bess Meredyth | Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: John Barrymore, Dolores Costello, Warner Oland, Sam De Grasse

Votes: 157

20. The House on 56th Street (1933)

TV-G | 68 min | Drama, History

7.4
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This movie opens in 1905, when showgirl and daughter of a deceased gambler Peggy Martin falls in love with Monte Van Tyle and breaks the news to lover Fiske that she is leaving him. She and... See full summary »

Writers: Austin Parker, Sheridan Gibney, Joseph Santley | Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Kay Francis, Ricardo Cortez, Gene Raymond, John Halliday

Votes: 373

21. Northwest Rangers (1942)

Passed | 65 min | Drama, History, Western

5.7
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Boyhood friends grow up into different professions, one a dedicated Royal Canadian Mountie, the other a notorious if well liked gambler.

Writers: Gordon Kahn, David Lang, Arthur Caesar | Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: James Craig, William Lundigan, Patricia Dane, John Carradine

Votes: 67

22. Cowboy Serenade (1942)

66 min | Western

6.6
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Gene goes after a gambling ring and learns it is headed by McKenzie's father.

Writer: Olive Cooper | Director: William Morgan | Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Fay McKenzie, Cecil Cunningham

Votes: 44

23. Ace of Spades (1964)

96 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Writer: Alekos Sakellarios | Director: Alekos Sakellarios | Stars: Aliki Vougiouklaki, Alekos Alexandrakis, Dinos Iliopoulos, Vagelis Voulgaridis

Votes: 385

24. The House of Mystery (1921)

Mystery

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Writer: Alexander F. Frank | Stars: Glen White, John Costello, Ethel Russell, Cecil Kern

25. Unconquered Bandit (1935)

Approved | 59 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

3.7
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Tom plans to revenge his fathers death at the hands of Cleyburn's men. He makes a deal with wanted outlaw the Nighthawk. Then posing as the Nighthawk, he plans to rob Cleyburn until he is ... See full summary »

Writers: Carl Krusada, Lewie C. Borden, Rose Gordon | Director: Harry S. Webb | Stars: Tom Tyler, Lillian Gilmore, Slim Whitaker, William Gould

Votes: 9

26. Fighting Hero (1934)

Approved | 59 min | Adventure, Western

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Tyler abducts a young Mexican girl to save her from a lynching when she is accused of the murder of a VIP whom she killed in self defense. They soon fall in love, but Tyler discovers she may actually be in cahoots with a gang of robbers.

Writers: Charles E. Roberts, Carl Krusada, Rose Gordon | Director: Harry S. Webb | Stars: Tom Tyler, Rene Borden, Edward Hearn, Dick Botiller

27. Villin Pohjolan kulta (1963)

85 min | Western

5.4
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Writer: Aarne Tarkas | Director: Aarne Tarkas | Stars: Tamara Lund, Vili Auvinen, Helge Herala, Åke Lindman

Votes: 50

28. Venus in the East (1919)

Comedy, Drama

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Writers: Gardner Hunting, Wallace Irwin | Director: Donald Crisp | Stars: Bryant Washburn, Margery Wilson, Anna Q. Nilsson, Guy Oliver

29. That Girl Montana (1921)

68 min | Western

6.9
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Writer: George H. Plympton | Director: Robert Thornby | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Mahlon Hamilton, Frank Lanning, Edward Peil Sr.

Votes: 9

32. The Bluffer (1919)

Drama

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Writer: Clara Beranger | Director: Travers Vale | Stars: June Elvidge, Irving Cummings, Frank Mayo, George MacQuarrie

33. Goofy News Views (1945)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.0
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A wacky newsreel shows us a beauty pageant gone wrong, a Jimmy Durante-like judo expert, two victims of the machine age, the horror of preserving beauty, Professor Baggysacks's gyro-copter hat, a push-button-age card sharp and more.

Writer: Sid Marcus | Director: Sid Marcus

Votes: 9

34. Prison Break (2005–2009)
Episode: Allen (2005)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.7
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Trouble is inevitable in the prison, with a race riot imminent. Michael has problems retrieving a screw from the bleachers. Veronica receives a security tape that shows Lincoln shooting Terrence Steadman.

Creator: Paul Scheuring | Director: Michael W. Watkins | Stars: Dominic Purcell, Wentworth Miller, Robin Tunney, Amaury Nolasco

Votes: 1,625

35. The Third Man (1959–1965)
Episode: Barcelona Passage (1959)

Crime, Drama

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Harry is looking for a boat to buy and a cruise line representative has just the vessel - one with 500,000 British pounds worth of loot stolen from an Israeli bank hidden on-board.

Writers: Graham Greene, Gil Winfield | Director: Cliff Owen | Stars: Michael Rennie, Jonathan Harris, Dawn Addams, Carl Jaffe

36. Johnny Jupiter (1953–1954)
Episode: Episode #1.7 (1953)

Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

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Mr. Duckweather seeks Johnny's assistance when he is runs afoul of a card sharp.

Writer: Jerome Coopersmith | Star: Vaughn Taylor

37. Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
Episode: Gambling Tech (2004)

TV-G | Documentary, History, Western

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Details about gamblers, gambling games, and methods of cheating in the west are described from the early days to its evolution toward the end of the 19th century. Gambling was an addition practiced by almost everyone in the west.

Writers: Lauren Herz, Frank Lorey | Director: Donna E. Lusitana | Stars: Keith Carradine, Chris 'Jesus' Ferguson, Marshall Fey, James A.E. Fuentez

38. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)
Episode: The Card Sharps (1972)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Lamont won't heed Fred's warnings that he's being played for a sucker by some canny card sharps

Creator: Norman Lear | Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, Thalmus Rasulala, Ron Glass

Votes: 56

39. Future Cop (1976– )
Episode: The Kansas City Kid (1977)

Action, Crime, Drama

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Haven becomes a cardsharp in order to win back the pension funds an investment broker gambled away.

Writer: Harold Livingston | Director: Robert Douglas | Stars: John Amos, Ernest Borgnine, Joshua Bryant, Zachary Charles

40. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: The Kovack Affair (1959)

Approved | 25 min | Western

8.0
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Josh comes to the aid of his old friend Jesse, who is being strong-armed into selling the Outrider Hotel and Saloon owned by his beautiful girlfriend who wants no violence by self-proclaimed mayor and town bully Peter Kovack.

Writers: John Robinson, D.D. Beauchamp, Mary M. Beauchamp | Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Steve McQueen, Jean Willes, James Coburn, Jacques Aubuchon

Votes: 40

41. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)
Episode: The Lucky Streak (1977)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Fred and Lamont need to raise $4,000 by Friday or lose the Sanford Arms. Fred plans to parlay his $500 savings into the needed amount by playing poker, betting on horses and letting it ride in Las Vegas.

Creator: Norman Lear | Director: Russ Petranto | Stars: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, LaWanda Page, Don Bexley

Votes: 21

42. Sword of Freedom (1957– )
Episode: The Sicillian (1957)

Adventure, Family

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A card sharp fleeces Sandro of his own money as well as a large sum he is carrying to support the Republicans. Marco devises a way for Sandro to fight fire with fire and win back the money he lost.

Writer: Ian McLellan Hunter | Director: Terry Bishop | Stars: Edmund Purdom, Adrienne Corri, Roland Bartrop, Peter Wyngarde

43. Screen Directors Playhouse (1955–1956)
Episode: The Titanic Incident (1955)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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A gambler tries to fleece an wealthy traveler while sailing on the Titanic's fateful cruise.

Writer: William R. Cox | Director: Ted Tetzlaff | Stars: Leo Genn, Barbara Morrison, Phillip Reed, May Wynn

Votes: 22