Casino Gaming Movies Every Cinefile Must Watch
Overview of gaming movies over the years, these are the movies to watch! (Produced per year).
Cincinnati Kid (1965)
In New Orleans, New Orleans stars Stephen McQueen as the Cincinnati Kid, a young stud poker player who travels from one big game to the next, stopping along the way with various girls, pitted against legendary champion card sharp Lancey Howard high stakes poker game.
Axel Freed is an English professor of gambling addiction that begins to run out of control. When he lost all his money, he prospered with his girlfriend, then his mom and finally the bad guys that chased him. Still, he can not stop gambling.
Ace Rothstein and Nicky Santoro, mobsters who move to Las Vegas to make their mark, live and work in this crazyl world. Ace Nicky’s eyes were revealed, each as a foil second, details of mob engagement casinos revealed in the 1970s and ’80s.
To make some money and make his better decision, he gets a job as a croupier in a casino. He emerges from the casino world and gradually takes his life to work and his relationship with his girlfriend Marion begins.
Lock, Stock and Two Smoke Barrels (1998)
The film, which was directed by internationally acclaimed director Guy Ritchie, takes four friends to Lock, Stock, trying to find a way to get rid of a crime thief XXX British pound sterling in a three tent poker brag. The concern of their neighbors is in the conspiracy of the next apartment to stop them from a group of illegal drug dealers, while our heroes are pushing the robbers. But the plot will fall to pieces when it turns out others are in their eyes the same treasure, leading to an exciting conclusion in the film.
Round Table (1998)
Matt Damon stars as law student Mike McDermott. The word “runners” means someone who lives on playing cards, which McDermott does to fund his expensive education. McDermott decides to leave after he lost an entire $ 30,000 bankroll in the hands of Texas Hold’em against Teddy “KGB” (John Malkovich), a Russian mobster who runs an illegal underground poker room.
Ocean’s Eleven (2001)
Clooney plays Danny Ocean, who with a group of thieves tries to overcome the security of the casino with $ 150 million from three Las Vegas casinos – MGM Grand, Mirage and Bellagio. The side plot revolves around the fact that Danny is a former acquaintance of the owner of a three casino group target.
High Roller: Stu Ungar Story (2003)
This film is based on the true story of a 96ace casino poker legend styles fall “Stu” The Kid “Ungar. Imperioli reflect Ungar incredible success all the cards, as well as his crazy lifestyle and addictions that eventually lead to his tragic end of the Las Vegas hotel room .
Casino Royale (2006)
Three James Bond films, starring Daniel Craig as MIXNUM’s most famous fictional spy 21. After a terrorist attack at Miami International Airport, James Bond falls in love with Vesper Lind, a treasurer who owes money to a financier. , With the bankruptcy of Le Chifre, in Montegro.