If you enjoy gambling at the casino or online (like Grand Mondial Casino), then you probably will enjoy these casino themed movie. Hollywood sometimes really get it right and it will delight the gamblers among us. This is a subjective list of course so feel free to send us your recommendation for best gambling movie. Who got the gaming floor atmosphere right? Which film made you want to play yourself? All these films should be available for you to enjoy either on ITunes or on DVD. Hopefully we hit your all-time favourites with our list, let’s get started:
1. 21 (2008) Directed by Robert Luketic with Jim Sturgess and Kate Bosworth
Hitting off our list is the blackjack movie that made the average viewer want to count cards. It’s the story of a gifted MIT students who learns how to cheat at blackjack from his professor. He wants to use his winnings to pay his schooling at Harvard. It won’t be that simple as he is overtaken by greed and alienates his friends. This film is a must watch for every blackjack player.
2. Ocean’s Eleven (2001) Directed by Steven Soderbergh with George Clooney & Brad Pitt
Who could forget the crazy story of Danny Ocean who wanted to score the biggest casino heist in history? With a team of lovable misfits, he attempts the impossible: robbing not one but three casinos! It’s almost three hours of pure unaltered fun that became an automatic classic. Plus if you liked the movie, you have Ocean’s Twelve and Ocean’s Thirteen to feast upon.
3. Casino (1995) Directed by Martin Scorsese with Robert De Niro & Sharon Stone
Last but not least, the most iconic gambling movie of all time: Casino. Back in 1995, this was the last collaboration between Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro. This masterpiece showed the brutal and violent side of gambling with hired hit-man and careless high rollers. Apparently, the most difficult things about filming the movie was finding people to reveal their secrets on how to cheat in the casino. If you’re looking for some action but not much plot, this movie is for you.