Here is a list of 14 famous all time classic casino-themed films. These gambling movies are sure to keep your mind in the game while you count your winnings.
- The Cooler
In an old school Las Vegas casino, its top gambling jinx breaks his curse when he falls in love, much to his boss’ consternation.
A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.
Greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two mobster best friends and a trophy wife over a gambling empire.
Gambler Jake Green enters into a game with potentially deadly consequences.
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.
- Leaving Las Vegas
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.
- Hard Eight
Professional gambler Sydney teaches John the tricks of the trade. John does well until he falls for cocktail waitress Clementine.
- The Hangover
Three buddies wake up from a bachelor party in Las Vegas, with no memory of the previous night and the bachelor missing. They make their way around the city in order to find their friend before his wedding.
- Fear and Loathing in Vegas
An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades.
- Ocean’s Eleven
Danny Ocean and his eleven accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously.
- Casino Royale
Armed with a licence to kill, Secret Agent James Bond (Daniel Craig) sets out on his first mission as 007 and must defeat a weapons dealer in a high stakes game of poker at Casino Royale, but things are not what they seem.
“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.
13. The Cincinnati Kid
An up-and-coming poker player tries to prove himself in a high-stakes match against a long-time master of the game.
- The Good Thief
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.