The human fascination with gambling is well documented, and it’s ever more obvious when looking at the list of movies that are released every year. Gambling movies have been a staple of Hollywood’s cinematic arsenal since long before drive-ins became fashionable (ie: before your parents were born, millenials). And of course, within the gambling niche of movies exist a whole subset of films dedicated to sports betting, or poker, or casinos, or even just Las Vegas. Regardless of the niche, these films hold a special place in our hearts, so we’re sharing!
List of Gambling Films
Here’s our definitive list of gambling films, organized by sub-category and also by year. If you’re looking for our Top 10 in every category, just click on the parent page and you’ll see it!
What’s a list of gambling films if it doesn’t feature a solid sports betting movies section? We’re a betting site first and foremost, thus our this showcase, and our creation of this infographic on sports betting in the movies!
We took the liberty to include casino heist movies into this list of casino movies, but hey, same thrill, same enviroment, same thing! There’s nothing quite like a casino as a setting for a good movie.
I don’t care who you are, if you’re on this website and haven’t been living under a rock for the last ten years, you’ve probably played a ton of poker in your time. These are solid movies, in our books.