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Top 10 movies featuring casinos

July 16th, 2017 by Irwin Fletcher Comments

It’s not always easy to get away from your addiction, not even briefly and as a result, most gamblers prefer to watch a movie featuring their hobby whenever they are away from the gaming floor. With the euphoria of shiny neon lights and desire to get rich overnight no better stage can be picked for a gambling movie set. With this in mind, we present you the best handpicked collection of the movies featuring casinos. Enjoy!

The Hangover (2009)

The Hangover is an interesting blend of comedy and casino gambling. This movie is based on the drunken misadventure of three groomsmen who lose their friend (the groom) and their struggles to fix the dilemma before it becomes too late.

21 (2008)

Six MIT students, who have mastered the art of card counting, set out to Vegas casinos and take the whole city by surprise with a massive winning spree resulting in millions won. 21 is still the movie for all the bad boys in the house.

Ocean’s 11 (2001)

Want a taste of gun action around casinos? Then, Ocean’s 11 is still the movie to watch. Las Vegas casinos are taken for ransom as Danny Ocean and his gang of eleven rob different places at the same time. Want to find out how they do it? Then watch Ocean’s 11 with a buddy. Or better still, a load of them…

Casino (1995)

This movie is a wonderful display of greed, power, love, murder and deception. One of two friends must get everything or lose everything to the other. Fortunately, we’re no longer in the nineties. So, you don’t need to murder anyone to get rich. You can now choose from free casinos as well as new slots with no deposit bonus. Anyway, great performances by Robert De Niro, James Woods and the famous Sharon Stone make this an unmissable watch.

Owning Mahowny (2003)

Experience shows that gamblers are often smart people and such is the story of a bank manager who carts away with the contents of the account of a very rich customer which he spends in the casinos. This is the perfect movie for starters who want to go a bit further after playing free slot machine games.

The Cooler (2003)

Love or Casino? Find out what happens in this blockbuster. The Cooler features stars like Shawn Hatosy, Maria Bello, William H. Macy and Alec Baldwin.

Revolver (2005)

Do you know gambling also comes with deadly consequences? Jake Green might have to pay the ultimate price in a deadly game. Find out what happens in this thriller.

Croupier (1998)

Croupier is an interesting story of a budding writer who is hired to work as a croupier at a casino. Eventually, he discovers his occupation would make a great novel.

Leaving Las Vegas (1995)

A screenwriter arrives in Las Vegas after losing everything he had as a result of his insatiable lust for alcohol. Soon he meets a prostitute and is gradually initiated into a dangerous lifestyle.

Rounders (1998)

Rounders is a story of a young guy who leaves the gambling lifestyle to pursue a better one. Unfortunately, his friend gets into a dilemma, which prompts his return to playing the stakes again.

We hope you enjoyed the list. Grab a friend and go check out one of the classics!

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