The Best Poker Movies

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List of the best poker movies ever. All of the top poker films have been included, but if you believe we missed one please feel free to add your favorite poker films to the list of best poker movies yourself. With its high stakes and rivalries (play your opponent, not the cards), poker is a seed for drama and has begat some of the best poker movies with its non-stop action.

What are the top poker movies? Gambling has been with us for millennia, and it's become the fodder for some of the best poker films to hit the big screen. Small wonder then that it has found a foothold within our movie lexicon or that poker films are rated as some of the best films of all time. Whether you're ready to bet or fold, if you enjoy poker then these poker movies are the movies for you!

If watching one or more of these poker films gets you in the mood to play the real deal, check out the best Las Vegas poker rooms to get in on the action.
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    Rounders is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Poker Movies


    Rounders Matt Damon, Edward Norton, Famke Janssen

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    Maverick is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Poker Movies


    Maverick Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, Corey Feldman

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    The Sting is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Poker Movies


    The Sting Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw

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    Casino is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Poker Movies


    Casino Sharon Stone, Robert De Niro, James Woods

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    Casino Royale is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Poker Movies

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    Casino Royale Alessandra Ambrosio, Eva Green, Daniel Craig

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    The Cincinnati Kid is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Poker Movies

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    The Cincinnati Kid Ann-Margret, Steve McQueen, Tuesday Weld

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    21 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Poker Movies

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    21 Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, Laurence Fishburne

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    The Cooler is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Poker Movies


    The Cooler Alec Baldwin, Maria Bello, Estella Warren

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    High Roller: The Stu Ungar Sto... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Poker Movies


    Pat Morita, Michael Nouri, Michael Imperioli

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    Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Ba... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Poker Movies

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    Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels Sting, Jason Statham, Vinnie Jones

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    Rain Man is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Poker Movies

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    Tom Cruise, Dustin Hoffman, Valeria Golino

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    Shade is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Poker Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Jamie Foxx, Melanie Griffith

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    A Big Hand for the Little Lady is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Poker Movies


    A Big Hand for the Little Lady Henry Fonda, Burgess Meredith, Joanne Woodward

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    Deal is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Poker Movies

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    Shannon Elizabeth, Burt Reynolds, Jennifer Tilly

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    Croupier is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Poker Movies


    Clive Owen, Rhona Mitra, Alex Kingston

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    The Grand is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Poker Movies


    Shannon Elizabeth, Woody Harrelson, Hank Azaria

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    Atlantic City is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Poker Movies


    Susan Sarandon, Burt Lancaster, Wallace Shawn

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    Regalo di Natale is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Poker Movies

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    Regalo di Natale Diego Abatantuono, George Eastman, Alessandro Haber

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