5 Best Casino Themed Movies For This Holiday Season


Casino movies are fun to watch and I somehow feel the same adrenaline just by watching them as I feel when I’m actually playing poker for Cheetos. However, it is often necessary to take a short break from your favorite hobby. When you are spending some time away from the world of casinos, jackpots, and wagers, casino movies can be entertaining fun and keeps you on the edge of your seat. Especially the scenes from the Casino Royale. If you want something more than the movies and something more real then you should try your skills at online sites.

There is a huge number of the best casino and gambling movies that will keep you entertained and for this holiday season, we picked 5 movies which are on top of the mountain.

If you haven’t seen them, I recommend that you should.



Casino is one of the most iconic gambling movie starring A-list celebrities like Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci and James Woods. It is one of the best movie done by actor Robert De Niro. The director, Martin Scorsese, has done a wonderful job by flawlessly capturing the essence of gambling that involves wealth, power, deception and addiction. This is one of the fast-paced movies, It involves booze, drugs and roulette’s, You will feel you are in Las Vegas.



Matt Damon was absolutely brilliant in Rounders and he portrays as one of the smartest players. The movie takes you to the surreal and bizarre world of poker. It depicts the effects of gambling addiction, sleazy friends who take advantage of you, strained relationships and the power of money. Damon is playing as a charming law student and a reformed gambler, You will also see Edward Norton , John Malkovich, John Turturro and Gretchen Mol. This is a must watch guys! Oceans 8 is coming but this time around it will be all female cast, and we all know what that means. Ghostbusters reboot all over again.

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Ocean’s Eleven

Ocean’s Eleven is a full package, It has amazing cast fully equipped casinos and all the glitz and glamour you expect from a Las Vegas-based movie. It is an exciting movie based on a casino heist movies starring some big Hollywood names like George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Julia Roberts and many more. Clooney is a ‘man of action’ who hatches a plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos along with his eleven accomplices. The best part is he gets away with it and all lived happily ever after! There is some sort of satisfaction in watching big name casinos robbed, maybe just me.

The Cincinnati Kid

The Cincinnati Kid

The Cincinnati Kid, it is all time classic movie from the golden age of cinema. In this 1965 film starring Steve McQueen, is one of the most famous and successful casino movies. It tells the story of a passionate poker player, Eric Stoner, famously known as ‘The Cincinnati Kid‘. Stoner, who wants to be the best poker player in the town, challenges his opponent to a poker game. However, things turn sour and revenges are sought when he discovers that the match is fixed. It is one of the few rare Hollywood movies that truly shows the spirit of a poker game. It is a must watch and I will be watching this on the boxing day for sure. Classics are my thing and this is one of the best classic you will ever see.



Cast of 21 is well matched and the chemistry is perfect, You will see Kevin Spacey and Jim Sturgess in the movie, You might remember Jim Sturgess from the 2016 awesome show Feed the Beast with David Schwimmer, It ran just for one season but I really loved the show! It was like Hell’s Kitchen on asteroids. Well, coming back to the movie — it is a fact-based casino movie about a talented student called Ben who studies at MIT and wants to make some quick money to pay his college tuition fees. Ben forms a group with other broke students and his professor to win a big jackpot in Las Vegas by using their math skills. You will find movie full of suspense, twists and turns. It is one fairly serious movie and seasoned movie lovers will love it for sure.

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