Based on the real life story of gambling lobbyist Jack Abramoff, Kevin Spacey and his typical masterful performance saves Casino Jack from its script and total irrelevance.
With a formulaic, cliched plot that barely relies on poker and stars C-list actors and one Steven Seagal, Gutshot Straight feels like a gutshot straight to DVD.
Shade, starring Sylvester Stallone and a young Jamie Foxx, is a fine b-movie if you’re looking for a nice dark thriller featuring some really good poker and mobsters.
Big stars Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake star in the very mediocre and cliched Runner Runner, a movie that some of its actors seeming aren’t even excited to be in.
The late Philip Seymour Hoffman and John Hurt star in the underrated drama film Owning Mahowny, a gem of a character study that explores the human side of gambling addictions.
A young Matt Damon leads the cast of late ’90s poker movie Rounders, which is a fun, inspirational watch, but it should also be viewed with a lot of caution, especially by more impressionable viewers.
The Cincinnati Kid from 1965 is still one of the most iconic poker classics in movie history, and if you still haven’t seen it but are a poker fan, you’re doing yourself a disservice.
All In: The Poker Movie was a middle-of-the-road documentary on the game, that could have told a fuller, more balanced and nuanced story about both sides of the online poker shutdown in the US.
2008 poker comedy film The Grand, starring Woody Harrelson, is completely improvised, which makes for interesting (but not always good or sensible) cinematic results.
It’s never a good idea to force something like romance in the world of poker unless you can write a script well. Lucky You proves why.
Casino Royale, the first Daniel Craig James Bond movie and the movie that revived the franchise, is over 10 years old. Here’s a quick look back on it.
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