There are a lot of classic casino movies. If we list them all, it will take a lot of time. That is why we have scanned through the film archives and selected the top 10 casino movies of all time.
Of course, there were a lot of them that didn’t make the list and you’ll certainly disagree and agree with few of the choices. Some weere left out due to reasons where casinos weren’t properly displayed.
Here are the top 10 movies in casinos.
Croupier is one of the few huge British casino movies. It swiftly became a cult classic. Jack Manfred (played by Clive Owen) is a struggling writer who really needs money. He then gets to work as a croupier in a casino where he gets sucked into the casino’s lifestyle.
Before British online casinos became a thing, This movie is a harder and colder look at the land-casinos on the other side of Atlantic.
9. Rain Man
Rain Man is the classic Vegas movie for a lot of individuals. It is a captivating tale of colliding worlds. When Charlie Babbit (Played by Tom Cruise), a petulant and greedy person, finds out about his older autistic brother, his first idea is to take him to Vegas and let him count cards.
8. The Gambler
Axel Freed is a person with a complicated double life. He is a mild-mannered writer and teacher to his family and friends. However, he is secretly a gambling addict whose expenses and habits are spiraling out of control. He steals a lot of money from his mom and goes to Vegas in a final attempt to win his life and his money back.
Mike McDermott (played by Matt Damon) might have a talent for poker. However, soon he discovers that he cannot win always. After a tragic game, he chooses to solely focus on his studies. But, when someone who he owes a lot of money comes back, he has no other option.
Ben Campbell is a determined medical student who requires a scholarship to transfer to a prominent school. But, because of his talent for numbers, he was chosen by his math professor (played by Kevin Spacey) to join his exclusive team of gifted people. Another example of how casino has been interpreted by the modern culture.
5. Ocean’s Eleven
In Ocean’s Eleven, Danny Ocean (played by George Clooney) has a plan. He is trying to pull off a historic heist. However, in order to get the job done, he requires a team of talented, risk-taking, and high-flying men and women.
Of course, things do not run perfectly. Will they succeed? You have to find out.
Sam “Ace” Rothstein (played by Robert De Niro) is a casino manager in Las Vegas. He has connections to the mafia. However, he now lives a quiet and peaceful life with his wife. But, when Nicky Santoro (played by Joe Pesci) turns up, things went spiraling down. His plans and ambition will destroy Ace’s own plans for quiet and peace, and expose the ugly part of the business.
3. The Hangover
Alan, Stu, and Phil are three friends who head out to Vegas for the big bachelor party celebration of their friend Doug. However, they wake up the next day with no memory of what happened. So far, everything was normal, until they realize that there is a tiger in their hotel room, the groom is missing, and one of them has lost a tooth.
Overall, this movie is a hilarious representation of the casinos in Vegas.
2. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Hunter Thompson and his partner may not find the meaning of life. However, soon, they discover drug dealers and takers, strange hitchhikers, corrupt cops, gamblers, and giant lizards and imaginary bats as well.
1. Casino Royale
Le Chiffre, one of the most notorious terrorists in the world, is in Montenegro. He is playing a high-stakes poker tournament and hopes to win back a lot of money to settle his debts. MI6’s best agent is sent out to play against the bad guys and stop Le Chiffre from winning all the cash.
This film is extremely captivating. It is a classic movie that will stand the test of time.