Movies set in casinos include classics like Casino and Ocean's Eleven, as well as new favorites like The Hangover. The smoky atmosphere and seedy characters in a casino movie always gets the heart pounding, but there's more to to them that meets the eye.
From bits of small trivia to hidden Easter eggs, fans on r/MovieDetails are posting the most interesting details they've noticed in our favorite casino movies. Take a look below and vote up the most interesting details!
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A Real Mobster In 'Casino'Photo: Universal Pictures
From a Redditor:
In this scene from Casino, the hitman in the hat is former mobster Frank Cullotta. He was lieutenant to mob boss Tony Spilotro, who Joe Pesci's character is based on.
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Alan Makes A Bad Move In 'The Hangover'Photo: Warner Bros. Pictures
From Redditor u/red-marlin:
In The Hangover (2009) during blackjack Alan splits a pair of 5's, which is widely seen as a bad move. The dealer announces this move so that the pit boss can hear, as it's an unusual play which hints that Alan is counting cards.
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A Former Bond Girl Plays Madame Wu In 'Casino Royale'
From Redditor u/Tokyono:
In Casino Royale (2006), one of the poker players is played by actress Tsai Chin. She had played a minor Bond girl in You Only Live Twice (1967).
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The Stack Of Cards Doesn't Fall In 'Ocean's Eleven'Photo: Warner Bros. Pictures
From Redditor u/Nobody_home:
In Ocean's Eleven (2001) Yen, played by Shaobo Qin, is building a house of cards sitting on the end of a diving board. When the group is asked to go inside, the house of cards is still standing after Yen gets off of the board, a testament to his skills.