Top 10 Gambling Movies
George Clooney remade the classic Ratpack caper starring Frank Sinatra and made it even cooler with a gang of cool Hollywood customers including Brad Pitt & Matt Damon.
Daniel Craig's first outing as Bond featured a re-booting of the classic Bond tale and a high stakes, no limit poker game as the movie's central scene.
The Cooler is a small independent movie which features William H. Macy, employed by casino boss Alec Baldwin to change the luck or 'cool' the luck on any gambler in the casino on a hot streak.
The Colour Of Money
Scorcese directs this follow-up to the 1960's classic The Hustler where an ageing Fast Eddie Felson (Paul Newman) takes on a protege (played by Tom Cruise) and teaches him the ropes of pool hall hustling.
Paul Newman plays Fast Eddie Felson, a small time pool hustler pursuing his dream of taking down the legendary Minnesota Fats and hustling his way to glory!
Directed by Martin Scorsese and featuring the classic gangster lineup of Robert De Niro & Joe Pesci, this epic charts the rise of the mob behind legalised gambling in Las Vegas.
This movie takes us in to the world of high stakes poker and features fine performances from professional gambling hustler Matt Damon.
Back when Mel Gibson (Bret Maverick) was liked by almost everyone he starred in this Western-themed comedy as a con-man trying to earn his way into a high stakes poker game.
The Cincinatti Kid
Up and coming poker player Steve McQueen tries to prove himself in a high stakes game against a long-time master of the game in this ultra-cool, stylish 60s drama.