Betting Movies

List of the best movies about bids selected by visitors to our site: Lay the Favorite, Two for the Money, Bookies, Uncut Gems, Snatch, Even Money, Casino, Lucky Number Slevin, Hardball, Seabiscuit.

In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
PlotOn real events, Gambling, Passion, Money, Bets
PlaceUSA, Casino, New York
StyleRomantic, Soulful, By books

A former stripper's talent with numbers lands her a job with a professional gambler who runs a sports book in Las Vegas.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, crime, sport
CharactersScammers, Businessmen
PlotSoccer, Gambling, Success, Bets, Rivalry
PlaceNew York
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

A former college athlete joins forces with a sports consultant to handicap football games for high-rolling gamblers.

Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryGermany, USA
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Students, Friends
PlotRobbery, Gambling, Money, Friendship, Bets

Four college friends become small-time bookies, only to find their world spinning dangerously out of control when their greed attracts the attention of organized crime.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
PlotGambling, Basketball, Money, Death, Bets
PlaceNew York
StyleAction, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A charismatic New York City jeweler always on the lookout for the next big score makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. Howard must perform a precarious high-wire act, balancing business, family, and encroaching adversaries on all sides in his relentless pursuit of the ultimate win.

CharactersDogs, Gangsters, Gangsters, Thieves, Gypsies
PlotRobbery, Adventure, Gambling, Boxing, Revenge
PlaceEngland, London, USA, New York
StylePopular, Exciting, Smart, For a group of friends, For men

The second film from British director Guy Ritchie. Snatch tells an obscure story similar to his first fast-paced crazy character-colliding filled film “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.” There are two overlapping stories here – one is the search for a stolen diamond, and the other about a boxing promoter who’s having trouble with a psychotic gangster.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
PlotGambling, Obsession, Bets

Gambling addiction bring the stories of three otherwise unconnected people together as it destroys each of their lives.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, crime
CountryFrance, USA
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Gangsters, FBI
PlotOn real events, Gambling, Poker
PlaceUSA, Casino
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Smart, Tense

The life of the gambling paradise – Las Vegas – and its dark mafia underbelly.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Scammers
PlotRobbery, Revenge, Fight, Investigation, Chase
PlaceHotels, USA, New York
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Smart, Intellectual, For men

Slevin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous assassin and come up with an idea of how to get out of his current dilemma. A film with many twists and turns.

PlotOn real events, Sports, Gambling, Baseball, Bets
StyleExciting, To cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

An aimless young man who is scalping tickets, gambling and drinking, agrees to coach a Little League team from the Cabrini Green housing project in Chicago as a condition of getting a loan from a friend.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, history, sport
CharactersAnimals, Horses, Cowboys, Trainers, Businessmen
PlotSports, Gambling, Boxing, Depression, Bets
StyleExciting, To cry, Inspirational, Touching, Serious

True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
PlotGambling, Stockholm syndrome, Bets, Debts, Blackmail
StylePsychological problems, Action, Smart, Black humor, Touching

Billy is released after five years in prison. In the next moment, he kidnaps teenage student Layla and visits his parents with her, pretending she is his girlfriend and they will soon marry.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, crime
CharactersMafia, Gangsters
PlotGambling, Money, Bets, Fate, Debts
PlaceCollege, Casino, New York
StyleAction, Heavy, Smart, Tense, Gloomy

New York City English professor Axel Freed outwardly seems like an upstanding citizen. But privately Freed is in the clutches of a severe gambling addiction that threatens to destroy him.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersLosers, Football hooligans
PlotSoccer, Karate, Bets, Rivalry
PlacePrison, England
StyleExciting, Inspirational, Smart, For men

Disgraced ex-England captain (Danny 'Mean Machine' Meehan) is thrown in jail for assaulting two police officers. He keeps his head down and has the opportunity to forget everything and change the lives of the prisoners. These prisoners have the chance to put one over the evil guards. The prisoners are lead by Danny and the whole of the prison, guards aside, are behind them.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama

Sorrowful Jones is a cheap bookie in 1930's. When a gambler leaves his daughter as a marker for a bet, he gets stuck with her. His life will change a great deal with her arrival and his sudden love for a woman also involved in gambling operations.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CharactersMafia, Scammers, FBI, Friends
PlotGambling, Poker, Chase, Bets, Cheating
PlaceChicago, Casino
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Smart

Set in the 1930s this intricate caper deals with an ambitious small-time crook and a veteran con man who seek revenge on a vicious crime lord who murdered one of their gang.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom
CharactersDogs, Animals, Angels, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Death, Life after death
StyleExciting, Cute, Touching, Serious, Sad ones

When a casino owning dog named Charlie is murdered by his rival Carface, he finds himself in Heaven basically by default since all dogs go to heaven. However, since he wants to get back at his killer, he cons his way back to the living with the warning that doing that damns him to Hell. Once back, he teams with his old partner, Itchy to prep his retaliation. He also stumbles on to an orphan girl who can talk to the animals, thus allowing him to get the inside info on the races to ensure his wins to finance his plans. However, all the while, he is still haunted by nightmares on what's waiting for him on the other side unless he can prove that he is worthy of Heaven again.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, thriller, thriller
CharactersArtists, Waiters
PlotSurvival, Time travel, Gambling, Treason, Money
PlaceParallel worlds, Party
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Smart, Tense

Three friends discover a mysterious machine that takes pictures 24 hours into the future and conspire to use it for personal gain, until disturbing and dangerous images begin to develop.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, family, sport
CharactersDinosaurs, Family, Friends, Trainers
PlotOn real events, Time travel, Adventure, Snow, Competitions
PlaceCanada, Los Angeles

When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified from the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team.

Markimdb: 7
CountryUSA, Germany, Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom, Netherlands
PlotOn real events, Friendship
PlaceCourt, Ireland
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, Soulful, By books, Touching

Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment, and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children—Evelyn, Dermot and Maurice—make it clear to the authorities this is an untenable situation. The Catholic Church and the Irish courts decide to put the Doyle children into Church-run orphanages.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, film noir
CharactersGangsters, Lawyers
PlotRobbery, Gems
StyleAction, By books, Atmospheric, Heavy, Gloomy

Recently paroled from prison, legendary burglar "Doc" Riedenschneider, with funding from Alonzo Emmerich, a crooked lawyer, gathers a small group of veteran criminals together in the Midwest for a big jewel heist.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, crime
CharactersStudents, FBI
PlotGambling, Money, Chase, Bets
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Smart, Tense

When a poor college student who cracks an online poker game goes bust, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, crime
CharactersGangsters, Disabled people, Blind, Investigators, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Friendship, Chase, False accusations

A murder takes place in the shop of David Lyons, a deaf man who fails to hear the gunshot being fired. Outside, blind man Wally Karue hears the shot but cannot see the perpetrator. Both are arrested, but escape to form an unlikely partnership. Being chased by both the law AND the original killers, can the pair work together to outwit them all?

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Love triangle, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Ranvir and Rajiv are half brothers who own a huge stud farm in South Africa. Ranvir is a very shrewd and aggressive man while Rajiv is laid back, and a chronic alcoholic. Sophia, Ranvir's personal secretary adores and loves him. Ranvir is unaware of her feelings. Shaina, an Indian ramp model in Durban loves Ranvir but through a twist of fate gets married to his younger brother Rajiv. When she discovers that Rajiv is a chronic alcoholic, her world is shattered. Ranvir too is disturbed as he has sacrificed his love for his younger brother because Rajiv had promised to leave alcohol for good if he marries Shaina. In a weak moment Ranvir and Shaina come very close to each other. When Rajiv starts suspecting, all hell breaks loose. A murder is committed, a contract killing is issued. A sharp tongued detective R.D., getting wise on the proceedings, starts an intriguing investigation with his brainless bimbo assistant Mini

Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CharactersTwins, Partners, Doubles
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleTo cry, Heavy

Two brothers, as different as chalk and cheese, find their lives intertwined when one puts himself in danger via a `get rich quick' scheme and the other finds there is a price on his head.