Best Gambling Movies to Watch in 2019

A list of captivating movies that you should consider watching as this year unfolds. Be sure not to miss any because gambling has of late become a thrilling activity to many. The trends can be easily observed with the number of players indulging in mobile Phone Slots. They are highly informative movies and you can bet that you’ll find them interesting as many have.

1) The Sting: This film was produced in 1973, and the main player’s role is to try and swindle a mob boss. The characters in this film place single bets of approximately $500,000 on horse races.

2) Rounders: This film revolves around the life of two poker players who move from one city to another in pursuit of winning high-stake poker games so that they can settle their huge debts, thus giving the film its title rounders. It was filmed in 1998 and the main actors include Norton, John Dahl, and Matt Damon. Rounders got a score of 65% after being reviewed on Rotten Tomatoes.

3)The Hangover: This film was done by Todd Phillips in 2009. It involves four friends who tour Las Vegas to attend a bachelor’s bash but stop on their way to gamble and win $82,400 as they play Blackjack.

4)Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas: Terry Graham filmed this movie in 1998 after getting inspired by Hunter S Thompson’s novel which had a similar name as the film. The main stars in this film are Benicio Del Toro and Johnny Depp who tour Las Vegas on a mission to explore there and they do so under the influence of psychoactive stuff. IMDb rated this film at 7.7 out of 10.

5)The Cincinnati Kid: Norman Jewison directed this film in 1965 after being inspired by Richard Jessups’ novel. It has a current rating of 85% on Rotten Tomatoes and 7.3 out of 10 on IMDb. The main storyline is a young poker who challenges an elder and more experienced player than he so that the latter can establish himself as the best poker player of all time.

6) 21: Robert Luketic directed this film in 2008 after being inspired by Ben Mezrich’s book whose focal point was on a true story from MIT on BlackJack Team. This film focused on a group of students whose mission did not work out as planned as they tried to crack the password for this legendary card game. All this while, these talented college students tackled indistinct characters in the industry. 21 was rated 6.8 out of 10 on IMDb and earned $157.9 million at the Box Office.

7) The Gambler: James Toback through his film in 2014, bearing a similar name, inspired Rupert Wyatt to direct The Gambler in 2014, which earned $39.3 million at the Box Office. It revolves around a man who tackling gangland bosses at the gambling table through sheer grit with an aim of freeing both his loved ones and himself from the bosses. Majority of critics loved it while a few didn’t.

Other movies worth watching are Casino, Casino Royale, and Ocean’s Eleven.


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