Most Popular Compulsive Gambler Movies and TV Shows
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1. Casino (1995)
R | 178 min | Crime, Drama
A tale of greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends: a mafia enforcer and a casino executive, compete against each other over a gambling empire, and over a fast living and fast loving socialite.
Votes: 438,486 | Gross: $42.44M
2. Battle of the Sexes (2017)
PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Votes: 46,847 | Gross: $12.64M
3. Michael Clayton (2007)
R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A law firm brings in its "fixer" to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multibillion-dollar class action suit.
Votes: 151,839 | Gross: $49.03M
4. Trance (I) (2013)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An art auctioneer becomes mixed up with a group of criminals partners with a hypnotherapist in order to recover a lost painting.
Votes: 107,321 | Gross: $2.32M
5. Kill the Irishman (2011)
R | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of Danny Greene, a tough Irish thug working for mobsters in Cleveland during the 1970's.
Votes: 43,848 | Gross: $1.19M
6. Mannix (1967–1975)
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Mannix worked originally for Wickersham at Intertect and then struck out on his own, assisted by Peggy Fair (whose cop-husband had been killed) and Police Department contact Tobias.
8. Premium Rush (2012)
PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Thriller
In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city.
Votes: 107,343 | Gross: $20.28M
10. Flawless (1999)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
An ultraconservative police officer suffers a debilitating stroke and is assigned to a rehabilitative program that includes singing lessons, with the drag queen next door.
Votes: 17,042 | Gross: $4.49M
11. The Gambler (1974)
R | 111 min | Crime, Drama
Axel Freed is a literature professor. He has the gambling vice. When he has lost all of his money, he borrows from his girlfriend, then his mother, and finally some bad guys that chase him. Despite all of this, he cannot stop gambling.
12. House of Games (1987)
R | 102 min | Crime, Thriller
A psychiatrist comes to the aid of a compulsive gambler and is led by a smooth-talking grifter into the shadowy but compelling world of stings, scams, and con men.
Votes: 19,649 | Gross: $2.59M
13. Pandora's Box (1929)
Not Rated | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
The rise and inevitable fall of an amoral but naive young woman whose insouciant eroticism inspires lust and violence in those around her.
Votes: 9,303 | Gross: $0.01M
14. Lucky You (2007)
PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
A hotshot poker player tries to win a tournament in Vegas, but is fighting a losing battle with his personal problems.
Votes: 19,805 | Gross: $5.76M
15. The Glass Key (1942)
Not Rated | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A crooked politician finds himself being accused of murder by a gangster from whom he refused help during a re-election campaign.
16. Let It Ride (1989)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Action
A nosy cab driver gets a hot tip on a race horse and wins big, but he can't seem to stop gambling. Will he go broke or walk home with a pretty penny?
Votes: 4,928 | Gross: $4.97M
17. Owning Mahowny (2003)
R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A bank manager with: (a) a gambling problem and (b) access to a multimillion dollar account gets into a messy situation. Based on the story of the largest one-man bank fraud in Canadian history.
Votes: 12,228 | Gross: $1.01M
18. Quicksand (2003)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a workaholic banker journeys to Monaco to investigate the suspicious activities of a company, he finds himself framed for murder and running for his life.
20. Il Generale Della Rovere (1959)
Not Rated | 129 min | Drama, War
Bardone, a petty con man, is arrested by the Gestapo and coerced into impersonating a partisan leader in order to expose another resistance organizer.
21. The Facts of Life (1960)
Approved | 103 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy
Middle-class suburbanites Larry and Kitty grow bored with their lives and respective marriages. Although each always found the other's manner grating, they fall in love when thrown together... See full summary »
22. My Daughter's Secret Life (2001 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
Kaitlyn is a high school student whose obsession with gambling leads to her accumulating a mountain of debt. Her habit also causes a high degree of family tension.
23. The Only Game in Town (1970)
M/PG | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Fran Walker (Dame Elizabeth Taylor) walks into a piano bar for pizza. She comes back home with Joe Grady (Warren Beatty), the piano player. Joe plans on winning five thousand dollars and leaving Las Vegas, Nevada. Fran waits for something else. Meanwhile, he moves in with her.
Votes: 832 | Gross: $3.27M
24. The Great Sinner (1949)
Approved | 110 min | Drama
A young writer goes to Wiesbaden to write about gambling and gamblers, only to ultimately become a compulsive gambler himself. Losing all his wealth, as well as his moral fibre, he commits ... See full summary »
26. Tricheurs (1984)
94 min | Drama
Exploring themes of addiction, sexual power games, and compulsive behavior, Barbet Shroeder's Tricheurs is a powerfully impudent look into the world of gambling addicts, Bulle Ogier is cast... See full summary »
27. The Hard Easy (2006)
R | 105 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Two separate teams of jewel thieves, one low-rent and one upscale, both desperate, converge on the same score at the exact same time, and a simple job turns out very complicated and very bloody.
28. Real Time (2008)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
Andy, a hyperactive compulsive gambler, has just been given one hour to live before a hit eliminates him for overdue gambling debts. With the deadline looming, Andy chooses to spend his last hour in more than one unusual way.
29. The Seduction of Gina (1984 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama
Gina is young, recently married and bored. On a trip to Lake Tahoe she discovers the game of blackjack. Increasingly obsessed with gambling, she keeps hoping her lucky streak will last.
31. Don't Be Afraid (2011)
R | 90 min | Drama
Silvia used to be a cheerful little girl until something happened when she was 8 years old. Nobody could understand the sudden change in her behavior. Now that she's 25, Silvia wants to settle scores with her traumatic past.
32. King of the Underworld (1939)
Passed | 67 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
After the killing of her husband by friendly fire during a police raid, Dr. Carole Nelson tries to find gangster Joe Gurney to clear her name with the medical board.
33. Riders of the Deadline (1943)
Passed | 70 min | Western
When Hoppy's falsely accused young friend is killed while supposedly trying to escape from jail, an embittered Hoppy is blamed and drummed out of the Texas Rangers.
34. The House on 56th Street (1933)
Passed | 68 min | Drama, History
It is the World War I period, and Peggy Martin, a showgirl and mistress to London Fiske, marries her love, handsome Monte Van Tyle. They move into the house on 56th street and have a baby, ... See full summary »
38. Poker Alice (1987 TV Movie)
92 min | Romance, Western
Alice Moffit, "Poker Alice" (Dame Elizabeth Taylor), has been disowned by her Boston, Massachusetts family because of her incurable penchant for gambling. She is travelling the West with ... See full summary »
41. Awkward Thanksgiving (2014)
107 min | Comedy, Drama
Dealing with family is hard, the rest is just gravy. Thanksgiving is a time when families get together to eat good food and share in the spirit of thankfulness. That is, of course, a best ... See full summary »
42. High Stakes (1997 TV Movie)
88 min | Thriller
A former news reporter marries and tries to adjust to the life of a house wife and mother. However, her need for an adrenaline high is overpowering and she becomes and addicted gambler.
43. The Halo Effect (2004)
97 min | Comedy
Fatso is the kind-hearted owner of a rather bad take-away place in Dublin. His employees are a bunch of incompetent people, whom he keeps on mostly to help them survive. Also, he has a ... See full summary »
44. The Invisible Wall (1947)
Passed | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
When a mob boss sends gambler Harry Lane to Vegas to deliver 20K to a contact, Harry gambles the money away and must somehow recover it before getting into trouble with his employer.
46. The Boy Who Stole the Elephant (1970 TV Movie)
95 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A frontier huckster, Colonel Ryder, and a young orphan, Davey, operate a travelling tent show. They are loaned an elephant by an old friend, Molly, who is also a rival circus owner. Davey ... See full summary »
47. Superplokhie (2016)
75 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Contemporary Moscow. Danya, a struggling actor, has just lost his girlfriend. His troubles soon multiply when his younger brother Dima shows up at his apartment with a friend who has a bullet in his stomach.
48. Playing to Win: A Moment of Truth Movie (1998 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 120 min | Drama
A young girl is taken with a boy that she meets, but he leads her into gambling where she begins losing money, becomes desperate, and starts to steal.