The Top Gambling Movies
There are many movies with gambling scenes. Molly's Game is a Netflix release. It tells the true story of a woman who ran one of the world's most exclusive poker games for over ten years before being arrested in an FBI sting operation.
"Rounders" is a 1998 film starring Matt Damon and Edward Norton. It tells the story of two friends who become involved in underground poker games. The cast also includes John Malkovich, Gretchen Mol and Famke Janssen.
Mark Wahlberg's new movie "The Gambler" is about underground poker games. The cast also includes Brie Larson, Jessica Lange, Michael Kenneth Williams and John Goodman. It received mixed reviews from critics.
The original "Ocean's Eleven" was released in 2001 and starred George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Julia Roberts, and Andy Garcia. It is a remake of the 1960 Rat Pack movie. The cast is full of A-list actors and the film itself was very well-made.
The movie was released in 2004 and has an even larger cast than the first one. Bernie Mac, Don Cheadle, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Andy Garcia, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Shaobo Qin, Eddie Jemison, and Elliott Gould all make appearances.
In 2007 Ocean’s 13 came out with a similar plot to Ocean's Eleven. This movie also stars George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and other big named actors such as Al Pacino, Ellen Barkin, and Bruce Willis. The movie was generally positively received by audiences and critics alike.
The Sting is a 1973 film starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford. It tells the story of two con artists who team up to take down a mob boss. The film was nominated for ten Academy Awards and won seven, including Best Picture.
"Casino" is a 1995 film by Martin Scorsese. It tells the true story of mob-connected casino owner Frank Rosenthal and his interactions with the FBI, the Kansas City Mafia, and various other criminal organizations. Robert De Niro plays Frank, Sharon Stone plays Ginger McKenna, Joe Pesci plays Nicky Santoro, James Woods plays Lester Diamond, while the film was nominated for three Academy Awards, including Best Picture.
The cast of Five Card Stud includes Robert Taylor, Dean Martin, and Brian Keith. It was released in 1968 to positive reviews but didn't do well at the box office.
The James Bond movie Casino Royale is a classic.
"Casino Royale" is a fantastic movie with great casino scenes. "Diamonds are Forever" also has great casinos scenes and evokes an atmosphere of luxury and glamour.
Diamonds are Forever is the seventh James Bond movie and was released in 1971. It was nominated for two Academy Awards including Best Sound Effects Editing. The plot follows Bond as he attempts to find out who killed his friend Felix Leiter and stop them before they can give SPECTRE unlimited power.