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Poll: Deal the Cards Cry the Losers

Poker games only. Dealer's Choice but no Jokers, no wild cards and, for sure, no Texas Hold'em. (Well, maybe on the latter).You've booked passage on Dr. Wonmug's Time Machine (guaranteed to get you where you want, but seldom does)and looking for a poker game. The same gambler(s) may turn up in several titles. Guns do not have to be checked at the door, but also do not have to be involved. Suggestions welcome. Choose the one you want a seat at the table...and you'll take your chances on surviving with your life and/or your bankroll. 24

Do you want a seat at this table?

Make Your Choice

  1. Vote!

    My Little Chickadee (1940)

    Cousin Zeb: Uh, is this a game of chance?

    Cuthbert J. Twillie: Not the way *I* play it, no.

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    My Darling Clementine (1946)

    Wyatt Earp: Sure is a hard town for a fella to have a quiet game o' poker in.
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    The Cincinnati Kid (1965)

    Lancey Howard: [to Cincinnati Kid] You're good, kid, but as long as I'm around, you're only second best.
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    The Plainsman (1936)

    John Lattimer: I'm not armed, Mr. Hickok, I'm not armed!

    Wild Bill Hickok: I'll give you three minutes to fix that. I'll be waiting outside.

    John Lattimer: I'm just leaving town.

    Wild Bill Hickok: You're not leaving town unless dead men can walk.

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    Goodfellas (1990)

    Henry Hill: [narrating] It was revenge for Billy Batts, and a lot of other things. And there was nothing that we could do about it. Batts was a made man, and Tommy wasn't. And we had to sit still and take it. It was among the Italians. It was real greaseball *beep* They even shot Tommy in the face so his mother couldn't give him an open coffin at the funeral.
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    The Lady Eve (1941)

    Gerald: D'you want the strippers on the right or the left

    "Colonel" Harrington: I hardly need them, Gerald. I can take this boy with a deck of visiting cards.

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    Some Came Running (1958)

    Gambler Bama Dillert befriends alcoholic writer Dave Hirsch who returns to his Indiana home town seeking...something.
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    Destry Rides Again (1939)

    [Boris has bet and lost his pants in game of poker]

    Boris: Frenchy, think of my position. I've met every king in Europe!

    Frenchy: Now you've met two aces in Bottleneck. Off with your pants.

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    Casino Royale (2006)

    James Bond: [Bond has just won Dimitrios's car in a game of poker] Oh, and the valet ticket.
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    The Sting (1973)

    Floyd: Doyle, I KNOW I gave him four THREES. He had to make a SWITCH. We can't let him get away with that.

    Doyle Lonnegan: What was I supposed to do - call him for cheating better than me, in front of the others?

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    Maverick (1994)

    Maverick: Well, now, I bring all sorts of plusses to the table. I hardly ever bluff and I never ever cheat.
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    Platoon (1986)

    Taylor returns to his unit from the hospital and, through a soldier named King (Keith David), gains acceptance from the "heads", a tight-knit group led by Elias that socializes, dances, and takes drugs in a private bunker. Next door, Barnes leads the more traditional members of the unit whom drink beer and play cards.
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    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

    Card Player #2: I didn't know you were the Sundance Kid when I said you were cheating. If I draw on you, you'll kill me.

    Sundance Kid: There's that possibility.

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    5 Card Stud (1968)

    Van Morgan: If I'm not back by dark, will you flip that last chair up?

    Mama Malone: What if you do get back?

    Van Morgan: Well, I'll just sit down and play me some cards - for money.

    Mama Malone: About time. A man don't work, he ain't respectable.

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    The Outlaw (1943)

    Doc Holliday: Well, Billy, I guess this is it. Men are pretty much like children after all. Have you ever seen two kids wrestling in the yard? They push and they tussle and maybe they look like they're fighting... but they're not. They're really friends and everything is fun. Then pretty soon they play a little too rough. One of them gets mad. And in the end, somebody always gets hurt. So for you and me, this is where somebody gets hurt. But when it's over, and however it turns out, son, no hard feelings.
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    Tombstone (1993)

    Ike Clanton: What is that now? Twelve hands in a row? Holliday, son of a bitch, nobody's that lucky.

    Doc Holliday: Why Ike, whatever do you mean? Maybe poker's just not your game Ike. I know! Let's have a spelling contest!

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    Runner Runner (2013)

    Richie Furst his master's degree by referring students to online gambling, for which he receives a cut. After the dean threatens to expel him for these activities, Richie tries to win his tuition using his excellent poker skills in online gambling, but he loses all his money to a cheater, something he is able to prove by statistics.
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    Any Number Can Play (1949)

    Jim Kurstyn: What if I quit?

    Charley Enley Kyng: That'd make you a smarter gambler than I think you are.

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    His Girl Friday (1940)

    Hildy Johnson: If you think you've got The Morning Post licked it's time for you to get out of town.

    Fred, the Mayor: Whistling in the dark. Well that isn't going to help you this time. You're through.

    Walter Burns: Listen the last man that said that to me was Archie Leach just a week before he cut his throat.

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    The Rounders (1965)

    If they didn't have hard luck, they'ed have no luck at all.
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    A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966)

    Sparrow the Stagedriver: I wouldn't play poker with Henry Drummond if his back was to a mirror! Even if I had the money!
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    Little Big Man (1970)

    Jack Crabb: Might I ask who I are addressin'?

    Wild Bill Hickock: Name's Hickok. Wild Bill Hickok.

    Jack Crabb: Oh, uh, pleased to make your acquaintance, Mr. Hickok.

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    Wyatt Earp (1994)

    Wyatt Earp: You'd be doing me a favor if you called me Wyatt or Earp, but not both.
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    Wild Rovers (1971)

    Ross Bodine: You show me an old cowboy, a young cowboy or an in between cowboy with more than a few dollars in his poke and I'll show a cowboy that stopped being a cowboy and robbed banks.
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    The Odd Couple (1968)

    Oscar Madison: Never. If she can't call me up once a week to aggravate me, she's not happy.

    Murray the Cop: Aren't you worried about the kids?

    Oscar Madison: Murray, the kids are living in their grandfather's house with a swimming pool in California. Can we just play cards?

    Roy: I told you you'd get into trouble. It's because you don't know how manage anything. I should know - I'm your accountant.

    Oscar Madison: If you're my accountant, how come I need money?

    Roy: If you need money, how come you play poker?

    Oscar Madison: 'Cause I need money.

    Roy: But you always lose.

    Oscar Madison: That's why I need the money.

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    San Francisco (1936)

    Blackie Norton: Well sister, what's your racket?

    Mary Blake: I'm a singer!

    Blackie Norton: Let's see your legs!

    Mary Blake: I said, I'm a singer!

    Blackie Norton: Alright, let's see your legs!

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    The Showdown (1940)

    Hopalong Cassidy gives a European Baron a lesson in how poker is played on the Bar-20 Ranch.
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    El Dorado (1966)

    Sheriff J. P. Harrah: He went out that door!

    Cole: Well you oughta know! You missed him!

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    A Slight Case of Murder (1938)

    Remy Marco: Come on in, honey, into the music room.

    Nora Marco: Music room? Up to now this has always been the slot machine room.

    Remy Marco: Well, that's all going to be changing now. We got to start putting on plenty of class. Oh, and by the way, have Mike take the spittoons out of the living room.

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    The Glass Key (1942)

    Paul Madvig: I'm going to society. He's practically given me the key to his house.

    Ed Beaumont: Yeah, a glass key. Be sure it doesn't break in your hand.

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    Torrid Zone (1940)

    Lee Donley: [to Nick] I don't want to put you out. I'll take in washing for my room and board.

    Wally Davis: [slightly laciviously] Well, I got a couple of buttons that could stand sewing.

    Lee Donley: [sarcastically] Shirts, I suppose.

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    The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972)

    Nick the Grub (Jackson gang: [Bean has shot Bad Bob from ambush with a buffalo rifle] Damn, Judge! You shot him in the back!

    Whorehouse Lucky Jim (Jackson gang: Appears like he shot him in the back and the front! Judge, you didn't give him no chance!

    Judge Roy Bean: He'd didn't deserve a chance. If he wanted a chance; he should have gone somewhere else.

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    The Wanderers (1979)

    Nina: lizes Ritchie and Joey are cheating at strip poker with Despie and herself]

    Nina: Hey, wait a minute there's something fishy going on here! You know, in a couple minutes we're going to be naked, and then what?

    Richie: Then we play one more hand.

    Nina: For what?

    Joey: [whistles casually]

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    Any Which Way You Can (1980)

    Wyoming Trooper: Son, you are a walking violation of the laws of nature, but we don't enforce them laws.
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    Silent Running (1972)

    Robot: Can I get five new cards, all of these are all diamonds.

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