Movies about poker

Movies about poker
List of the best poker movies according to visitors: How to Talk to Girls at Parties, Lucky You, Ocean's Thirteen, The Sting, Maverick, The Gambler, Molly's Game, Shade, Rounders, The Hangover.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:16
CharactersAliens, Punks, Single mothers, Singers
PlotLove, Poker, Mystery
PlaceParty, London
StylePsychedelic

Croydon, 1977. A trio of punk teenagers goes to a party to meet girls, but they find that girls there are very different from what they expected.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genremelodrama, drama, sport
CountryUSA, Germany, Australia
Duration02:04
CharactersGangsters
PlotGambling, Poker, Rivalry
PlaceCasino
StyleExciting, To cry, Smart, Tense, Serious

A professional poker player whose astounding luck at the table fails to translate into his lonesome love life attempts to win the World Series of Poker while simultaneously earning the affections of a beautiful Las Vegas singer.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:02
CharactersScammers, Millionaires, Friends, Businessmen, Partners
PlotRobbery, Adventure, Revenge, Cheating
PlaceCasino
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Smart, For men, Disturbing

Danny Ocean's team of criminals are back and composing a plan more personal than ever. When ruthless casino owner Willy Bank doublecrosses Reuben Tishkoff, causing a heart attack, Danny Ocean vows that he and his team will do anything to bring down Willy Bank along with everything he's got. Even if it means asking for help from an enemy.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
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: 7
Genrecomedy, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersStrong women, Cowboys, Thieves, Scammers
PlotRobbery, Adventure, Gambling, Skirmishes, Revenge
PlaceWild West
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Light, For men

Maverick is a gambler who would rather con someone than fight them. He needs an additional three thousand dollars in order to enter a Winner Take All poker game that begins in a few days. He tries to win some, tries to collect a few debts, and recover a little loot for the reward. He joins forces with a woman gambler with a marvelous southern accent as the two both try and enter the game.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersGangsters
PlotLove, Gambling, Fight, Poker
PlaceIndia, Casino, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Heavy, Smart

Literature professor Jim Bennett leads a secret life as a high-stakes gambler. Always a risk-taker, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral. Staying one step ahead, he pits his creditor against the operator of an illicit gambling ring while garnering the attention of Frank, a paternalistic loan shark. As his relationship with a student deepens, Bennett must risk everything for a second chance.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, Canada, China
Duration02:08
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Strong women, Scammers, FBI
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Gambling, Chess, Poker
PlaceCourt, Casino, New York

Molly Bloom, a young skier and former Olympic hopeful becomes a successful entrepreneur (and a target of an FBI investigation) when she establishes a high-stakes, international poker game.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersGangsters
PlotGambling, Revenge, Poker

Tiffany, Charlie and Vernon are con artists looking to up the ante from their typical scams. They figure a good way of doing this is taking down Dean "The Dean" Stevens, a well-known cardsharp, in a rigged game. However, they first need enough money to enter a game with Stevens, so they decide to strike a deal with fellow crook Larry Jennings to scam a local gangster -- which turns out to be a bad idea.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:01
CharactersMafia, Scammers, Friends, Judge
PlotLove, Gambling, Poker, Money, Friendship
PlacePrison, Court, Casino, New York
StyleHeavy, Smart, Tense, Serious, For men

A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA, Thailand
Duration01:36
CharactersPolice, Friends, Girlfriends
PlotFight, Wedding, Investigation, Bachelor party, Chase
PlaceParty, Hotels, USA, Casino, New York
StyleFor a group of friends

When three friends finally come to after a raucous night of bachelor-party revelry, they find a baby in the closet and a tiger in the bathroom. But they can't seem to locate their best friend, Doug – who's supposed to be tying the knot. Launching a frantic search for Doug, the trio perseveres through a nasty hangover to try to make it to the church on time.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersStudents, FBI
PlotGambling, Money, Chase, Bets
PlaceCasino
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: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance, Italy
Duration01:52
PlotPoker, Obsession, Friendship
PlaceItaly
StyleAction, By books, Atmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

Tom Ripley is a talented mimic, moocher, forger and all-around criminal improviser; but there's more to Tom Ripley than even he can guess.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:47
CharactersGangsters, Friends, Partners, Smugglers
PlotRobbery, Gambling, Abduction, Fight, Weapon
PlaceEngland, London
StylePopular, Exciting, Smart, Fancy, Black humor

A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
PlotRobbery, Gambling, Poker, Friendship
PlaceCasino, Los Angeles

Carefree single guy Charlie Waters rooms with two lovely prostitutes, Barbara Miller and Susan Peters, and lives to gamble. Along with his glum betting buddy, Bill Denny, Charlie sets out on a gambling streak in search of the ever-elusive big payday. While Charlie and Bill have some lucky moments, they also have to contend with serious setbacks that threaten to derail their hedonistic betting binge.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersLawyers
PlotGambling, Poker, Treasures, Card games, Rivalry
PlaceTexas, Hotels, Small cities
StyleUnexpected ending

A naive traveler in Laredo gets involved in a poker game between the richest men in the area, jeopardizing all the money he has saved for the purpose of settling with his wife and child in San Antonio.

Markimdb: 3.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
PlotGambling, Poker, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Heavy, Disturbing

A professional poker player falls deep into underworld when he takes an unexpected wager from a mysterious high roller.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersGangsters, Friends, Partners
PlotDancing, Gambling, Poker, Friendship, Rivalry
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleAction, Heavy, Smart, Serious

An up-and-coming poker player tries to prove himself in a high-stakes match against a long-time master of the game.

Markimdb: 8
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Czech Republic, USA, Germany, Bahamas
Duration02:19
CharactersCIA, Spy, James Bond, Beautiful actors, Beautiful men
PlotAdventure, Gambling, Fight, Poker, Pursuit
PlaceCasino
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Beautiful, Serious, For men

Le Chiffre, a banker to the world's terrorists, is scheduled to participate in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro, where he intends to use his winnings to establish his financial grip on the terrorist market. M sends Bond – on his maiden mission as a 00 Agent – to attend this game and prevent Le Chiffre from winning. With the help of Vesper Lynd and Felix Leiter, Bond enters the most important poker game in his already dangerous career.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:44
PlotAbduction, Missing people, Rivalry
PlaceUSA
StylePsychological problems, Twisted plot, Serious, For men, Disturbing

When you become a detective in Warsaw Indiana - you go to Poker Night, where you play against some of the best cops in the business. They tell you stories about their time on the job - their successes and failures. When new Detective Stan Jeter leaves the game, he is caught by a vicious psychopath and locked in a basement. Using the stories he heard at Poker Night, he must match wits against his captor - and save not only himself, but the young girl trapped in the basement with him. Like Seven and Usual Suspect, Poker Night combines thrills and twists and turns that will leave you guessing till the very end.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersJews, Artists
PlotOn real events, Divorce
PlaceNew York
StyleRomantic, Light, Fascinating, Touching

The story of the life of comedienne Fanny Brice, from her early days in the Jewish slums of the Lower East Side, to the height of her career with the Ziegfeld Follies, including her marriage to and eventual divorce from her second husband, Nick Arnstein.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, China, USA
PlotGambling, Poker, Card games
PlaceIraq, Casino

William Tell just wants to play cards. His spartan existence on the casino trail is shattered when he is approached by Cirk, a vulnerable and angry young man seeking help to execute his plan for revenge on a military colonel. Tell sees a chance at redemption through his relationship with Cirk. But keeping Cirk on the straight-and-narrow proves impossible, dragging Tell back into the darkness of his past.

Duration03:42
CharactersPoor
PlotLove triangle, Jealousy
PlaceEstate
StyleTo cry, Soulful, For girls, By books, Fascinating

An American classic in which a manipulative woman and a roguish man carry on a turbulent love affair in the American south during the Civil War and Reconstruction.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersFriends, Partners
PlotTravel, Gambling, Poker, Friendship, Card games
PlaceCasino
StyleExciting, Action

Gerry is a talented but down-on-his-luck gambler whose fortunes begin to change when he meets Curtis, a younger, highly charismatic poker player. The two strike up an immediate friendship and Gerry quickly persuades his new friend to accompany him on a road trip to a legendary high stakes poker game in New Orleans. As they make their way down the Mississippi River, Gerry and Curtis manage to find themselves in just about every bar, racetrack, casino, and pool hall they can find, experiencing both incredible highs and dispiriting lows, but ultimately forging a deep and genuine bond that will stay with them long after their adventure is over.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, West Germany
Duration01:29
CharactersFriends, Losers, Partners
PlotTime travel, Gambling, Poker, Friendship, Card games
PlaceNew York
TimeWinter
StyleUnexpected ending, Fancy, Makes me think, Depressive

Rootless Hungarian émigré Willie, his pal Eddie, and visiting sixteen-year-old cousin Eva always manage to make the least of any situation, whether aimlessly traversing the drab interiors and environs of New York City, Cleveland, or an anonymous Florida suburb.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Police, Partners, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Chase, Mystery
PlaceUSA
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Exciting, Psychological problems, Action

Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. Sommerset researches each sin in an effort to get inside the killer's mind, while his novice partner, Mills, scoffs at his efforts to unravel the case.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, history
CountryUSA, Mexico, Australia, Canada
Duration03:14
PlotLove, On real events, Survival, Disasters, Time travel
PlaceSea, Ships, Ocean, Titanic
StylePopular, Romantic, Sad ones, To cry, Fascinating

84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called Titanic when young Rose boards the departing ship with the upper-class passengers and her mother, Ruth DeWitt Bukater, and her fiancé, Caledon Hockley. Meanwhile, a drifter and artist named Jack Dawson and his best friend Fabrizio De Rossi win third-class tickets to the ship in a game. And she explains the whole story from departure until the death of Titanic on its first and last voyage April 15th, 1912 at 2:20 in the morning.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, crime
CountryFrance, USA
Duration02:51
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.

Duration01:58
CharactersPrincesses, Tourists
PlaceItaly
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Black and White

Overwhelmed by her suffocating schedule, touring European princess Ann takes off for a night while in Rome. When a sedative she took from her doctor kicks in, however, she falls asleep on a park bench and is found by an American reporter, Joe Bradley, who takes her back to his apartment for safety. At work the next morning, Joe finds out Ann's regal identity and bets his editor he can get exclusive interview with her, but romance soon gets in the way.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersThieves, Immortals, Poor
PlotLove, Survival, Robbery, Money, Revolution
PlaceGhetto, USA
TimeFuture
StyleTwisted plot, Philosophical, Tense, Cyberpunk, Serious

In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their immortality. A poor young man who comes into a fortune of time, though too late to help his mother from dying. He ends up on the run from a corrupt police force known as 'time keepers'.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersFriends
PlotGambling, Poker, Money, Friendship, Card games
PlaceCollege, Texas
StyleAction

As an ex-gambler teaches a hot-shot college kid some things about playing cards, he finds himself pulled into the world series of poker, where his protégé is his toughest competition.





MoviesList