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The Best Las Vegas Movies

Updated November 13, 2019 4.9k votes 616 voters 39.5k views45 items

Bedazzled showgirls, famous casinos, alcohol, desert, spectacular night lights, and elaborate hotels... What are the best movies about Las Vegas? Sin City is known as the Entertainment Capitol of the World, and it has served as the setting of hundreds of famous movies. The films run the gamut, including action flicks, tearjerking dramas, romantic comedies, and many cinema classics. When preparing for a trip to Vegas, what movies do you watch to get yourself pumped up? This list includes the top Las Vegas movies, like The Hangover, Rain Man, Ocean's Eleven, Leaving Las Vegas, and Casino. Vote up your favorites, and add any that we missed, and then check out TV shows set in Vegas.

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    The Hangover is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
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    The Hangover

    Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper

    Released2009

    Directed byTodd Phillips

    The Hangover is a 2009 American comedy film, co-produced and directed by Todd Phillips and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Casino is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
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    Casino

    Sharon Stone, Robert De Niro

    Released1995

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    Casino is a 1995 American drama film directed by Martin Scorsese. It is based on the... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Ocean's Eleven is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
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    Ocean's Eleven

    Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts

    Released2001

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

    Ocean's Eleven is a 2001 American comedy heist film and the remake of the 1960 Rat Pack film... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Vegas Vacation is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
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    Vegas Vacation

    Chevy Chase, Christie Brinkley

    Released1997

    Directed byStephen Kessler

    Vegas Vacation is a 1997 comedy film directed by Stephen Kessler. It is the fourth installment... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
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    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

    Johnny Depp, Cameron Diaz

    Released1998

    Directed byTerry Gilliam

    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is a 1998 American dark comedy film co-written and directed by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Ocean's Thirteen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
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    Ocean's Thirteen

    Brad Pitt, George Clooney

    Released2007

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

    Ocean's Thirteen is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring an... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Last Vegas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
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    Last Vegas

    Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman

    Released2013

    Directed byJon Turteltaub

    Last Vegas is a 2013 American comedy film directed by Jon Turteltaub, starring Michael... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Leaving Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
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    Leaving Las Vegas

    Nicolas Cage, Mariska Hargitay

    Released1995

    Directed byMike Figgis

    Leaving Las Vegas is a 1995 romantic drama film written and directed by Mike Figgis and based... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    21 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
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    21

    Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth

    Released2008

    Directed byRobert Luketic

    21 is a 2008 American drama film directed by Robert Luketic and stars Jim Sturgess, Kevin... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Rain Man is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
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    Rain Man

    Tom Cruise, Dustin Hoffman

    Released1988

    Directed byBarry Levinson

    Rain Man is a 1988 American drama film directed by Barry Levinson and written by Barry Morrow... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Honeymoon in Vegas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
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    Honeymoon in Vegas

    Nicolas Cage, Sarah Jessica Parker

    Released1992

    Directed byAndrew Bergman

    Honeymoon in Vegas is a 1992 comedy film directed by Andrew Bergman and starring Nicolas Cage,... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Swingers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
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    Swingers

    Heather Graham, Vince Vaughn

    Released1996

    Directed byDoug Liman

    This film is a 1996 comedy-drama film about the lives of single, unemployed actors living on... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Con Air is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
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    Con Air

    Nicolas Cage, John Malkovich

    Released1997

    Directed bySimon West

    Con Air is a 1997 American action film directed by Simon West and produced by Jerry... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Hangover Part III is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
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    The Hangover Part III

    Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham

    Released2013

    Directed byTodd Phillips

    The Hangover Part III is a 2013 American comedy film produced by Legendary Pictures and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    What Happens in Vegas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
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    What Happens in Vegas

    Cameron Diaz, Ashton Kutcher

    Released2008

    Directed byTom Vaughan

    What Happens in Vegas is a 2008 American romantic comedy film from 20th Century Fox starring... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Austin Powers: International M is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
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    Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

    Elizabeth Hurley, Will Ferrell

    Released1997

    Directed byJay Roach

    Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery is a 1997 American action comedy film and the... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Rat Race is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
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    Rat Race

    Whoopi Goldberg, Amy Smart

    Released2001

    Directed byJerry Zucker

    Rat Race is a 2001 American ensemble comedy film directed by Jerry Zucker, written by Andy... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Hangover Part II is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
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    The Hangover Part II

    Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper

    Released2011

    Directed byTodd Phillips

    The Hangover 2 is a 2011 comedy film directed by Todd Phillips.amazon buy button
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    The Godfather Part III is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
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    The Godfather Part III

    Al Pacino, Diane Keaton

    Released1990

    Directed byFrancis Ford Coppola

    The Godfather Part III is a 1990 American film written by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola,... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Race to Witch Mountain is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
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    Race to Witch Mountain

    Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino

    Released2009

    Directed byAndy Fickman

    Race to Witch Mountain is a 2009 science fiction/thriller film and a continuation to the 1975... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Lost in America is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
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    Lost in America

    Albert Brooks, Garry Marshall

    Released1985

    Directed byAlbert Brooks

    Lost in America is a 1985 comedy film directed by Albert Brooks and co-written by Brooks with... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Midnight Run is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
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    Midnight Run

    Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin

    Released1988

    Directed byMartin Brest

    Midnight Run is a 1988 American action-comedy film directed by Martin Brest and starring... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Mars Attacks! is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
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    Mars Attacks!

    Natalie Portman, Jack Nicholson

    Released1996

    Directed byTim Burton

    Mars Attacks! is a 1996 American comic science fiction film directed by Tim Burton and written... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Harley Davidson and the Marlbo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
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    Released1991

    Directed bySimon Wincer

    Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man is a 1991 action biker film starring Mickey Rourke and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Diamonds Are Forever is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
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    Diamonds Are Forever

    Sean Connery, Sammy Davis

    Released1971

    Directed byGuy Hamilton

    Diamonds Are Forever is the seventh spy film in the James Bond series by Eon Productions, and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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