Best Gambling and Business Movies & TV Shows

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1. Rounders (1998)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama

54 Metascore

A young, reformed gambler must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks, while balancing his relationship with his girlfriend and his commitments to law school.

Director: John Dahl | Stars: Matt Damon, Edward Norton, Gretchen Mol, John Malkovich

Votes: 137,109 | Gross: $22.91M

2. Casino (1995)

R | 178 min | Crime, Drama

73 Metascore

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.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods

Votes: 432,126 | Gross: $42.44M

3. Goodfellas (1990)

R | 146 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

90 Metascore

The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco

Votes: 947,785 | Gross: $46.84M

4. Tombstone (1993)

R | 130 min | Action, Biography, Drama

50 Metascore

A successful lawman's plans to retire anonymously in Tombstone, Arizona, are disrupted by the kind of outlaws he was famous for eliminating.

Directors: George P. Cosmatos, Kevin Jarre | Stars: Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott, Bill Paxton

Votes: 118,652 | Gross: $56.51M

5. The Sopranos (1999–2007)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama

New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life that affect his mental state, leading him to seek professional psychiatric counseling.

Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

Votes: 268,070

6. God of Gamblers (1989)

R | 126 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

A master gambler loses his memory, and is befriended by a street hustler who discovers his supernatural gambling abilities.

Director: Jing Wong | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Andy Lau, Joey Wang, Charles Heung

Votes: 4,283

7. The Winner (1996)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

When it is discovered that a man is having luck in the casinos in Las Vegas, people start attempting to take his money.

Director: Alex Cox | Stars: Rebecca De Mornay, Vincent D'Onofrio, Richard Edson, Saverio Guerra

Votes: 701 | Gross: $0.01M

8. Casino Royale (2006)

PG-13 | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

80 Metascore

After earning 00 status and a licence to kill, Secret Agent James Bond sets out on his first mission as 007. Bond must defeat a private banker funding terrorists in a high-stakes game of poker at Casino Royale, Montenegro.

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Judi Dench, Jeffrey Wright

Votes: 552,506 | Gross: $167.45M

9. Ocean's Eleven (2001)

PG-13 | 116 min | Crime, Thriller

74 Metascore

Danny Ocean and his ten accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Matt Damon

Votes: 486,745 | Gross: $183.42M

10. Lucky You (2007)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

49 Metascore

A hotshot poker player tries to win a tournament in Vegas, but is fighting a losing battle with his personal problems.

Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Eric Bana, Drew Barrymore, Robert Duvall, Phyllis Somerville

Votes: 19,721 | Gross: $5.76M

11. Now You See Me 2 (2016)

PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

46 Metascore

The Four Horsemen resurface, and are forcibly recruited by a tech genius to pull off their most impossible heist yet.

Director: Jon M. Chu | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco

Votes: 227,821 | Gross: $65.08M

12. Tilt (2005– )

TV-14 | Drama

Young poker players must navigate their past along with the best players in the world to win.

Stars: Michael Madsen, Chris Bauer, Kristin Lehman, Todd Williams

Votes: 723

13. Cold Deck (2015)

Not Rated | 80 min | Crime, Drama

When a poker player hits rock bottom, he enlists his best friend to pull off a high-stakes heist.

Director: Zack Bernbaum | Stars: Stéfano Gallo, Paul Sorvino, Robert Knepper, Kate Trotter

Votes: 1,108

14. Win It All (2017)

TV-MA | 88 min | Comedy

77 Metascore

Eddie Garrett agrees to watch a duffel bag for an acquaintance who is heading to prison. When he discovers cash in the bag, he's unable to resist the temptation and winds up deeply in debt.... See full summary »

Director: Joe Swanberg | Stars: Jake Johnson, Rony Shemon, Morgan Ng, Edward Kaihatsu

Votes: 7,353

15. Il Vincente (2016)

90 min | Drama

Antonio, wealthy young bachelor, loves the good life and gambling, especially poker. His father forcing him to participate in a therapeutic group and get a job. Pretending to please him, ... See full summary »

Director: Luca Magri | Stars: Luca Magri, Maria Celeste Sellitto, Michele Buttarelli, Adriano Guareschi

Votes: 23

16. Let It Ride (1989)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Action

33 Metascore

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?

Director: Joe Pytka | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, David Johansen, Jennifer Tilly

Votes: 4,889 | Gross: $4.97M

17. Billionaire Boys Club (2018)

R | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

30 Metascore

A group of wealthy boys in Los Angeles during the early 1980s establish a 'get-rich-quick' scam that turns deadly.

Director: James Cox | Stars: Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Taron Egerton, Emma Roberts

Votes: 8,922

18. Wall Street (1987)

R | 126 min | Crime, Drama

56 Metascore

A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider who takes the youth under his wing.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Michael Douglas, Tamara Tunie, Franklin Cover

Votes: 137,311 | Gross: $43.85M

19. Boiler Room (2000)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

63 Metascore

A college dropout, attempting to live up to his father's high standards, gets a job as a broker for a suburban investment firm which puts him on the fast track to success. But the job might not be as legitimate as it first appeared to be.

Director: Ben Younger | Stars: Giovanni Ribisi, Vin Diesel, Nia Long, Nicky Katt

Votes: 47,261 | Gross: $16.94M

20. Margin Call (2011)

R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller

76 Metascore

Follows the key people at an investment bank, over a 24-hour period, during the early stages of the 2008 financial crisis.

Director: J.C. Chandor | Stars: Zachary Quinto, Stanley Tucci, Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany

Votes: 110,024 | Gross: $5.35M

21. The Big Short (2015)

R | 130 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

81 Metascore

In 2006-2007 a group of investors bet against the US mortgage market. In their research they discover how flawed and corrupt the market is.

Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt

Votes: 326,794 | Gross: $70.26M

22. Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

80 Metascore

An examination of the machinations behind the scenes at a real estate office.

Director: James Foley | Stars: Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Alec Baldwin, Alan Arkin

Votes: 90,815 | Gross: $10.73M

23. Dead Heat (2002)

R | 120 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

A heart problem forces the cop Pally to retire, and his wife Charlotte is separating him. Charlotte makes Pally's half-brother Ray visit, and he suggest buying a race horse will cheer him up. He does, but then a mob boss steals the horse.

Director: Mark Malone | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Anthony LaPaglia, Radha Mitchell, Lothaire Bluteau

Votes: 1,208

24. The House (I) (2017)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Crime

30 Metascore

After the town takes away their daughter's college scholarship, a couple start an illegal casino in their friend's house to make back the money.

Director: Andrew Jay Cohen | Stars: Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler, Ryan Simpkins, Jason Mantzoukas

Votes: 36,899 | Gross: $25.48M

25. Liar's Poker (1999)

R | 93 min | Crime

Based on the book by Michael Lewis, describes the author's experiences as a salesman in Wall Street during the 80's.

Director: Jeff Santo | Stars: Richard Tyson, Jimmy Blondell, Flea, Caesar Luisi

Votes: 103

26. The Salesman (2016)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Thriller

85 Metascore

While both participating in a production of "Death of a Salesman," a teacher's wife is assaulted in her new home, which leaves him determined to find the perpetrator over his wife's traumatized objections.

Director: Asghar Farhadi | Stars: Shahab Hosseini, Taraneh Alidoosti, Mina Sadati, Babak Karimi

Votes: 44,579 | Gross: $2.40M

27. Death of a Salesman (1985 TV Movie)

PG | 136 min | Drama

An aging traveling salesman recognizes the emptiness of his life and tries to fix it.

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Kate Reid, John Malkovich, Stephen Lang

Votes: 9,617

28. The Gambler (III) (2014)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

55 Metascore

Literature professor and gambler Jim Bennett's debt causes him to borrow money from his mother and a loan shark. Further complicating his situation, is his relationship with one of his students. Will Bennett risk his life for a second chance?

Director: Rupert Wyatt | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Jessica Lange, John Goodman, Brie Larson

Votes: 61,648 | Gross: $33.63M

29. The Gambler (1974)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama

65 Metascore

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.

Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: James Caan, Paul Sorvino, Lauren Hutton, Morris Carnovsky

Votes: 3,661

30. Three Businessmen (1998)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy, Drama

An American art dealer (Miguel Sandoval), who specializes in southwestern topaz, arrives by train in Liverpool. Similarly, a very proper British art dealer (Alex Cox), who specializes in ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Cox | Stars: Miguel Sandoval, Robert Wisdom, Alex Cox, Andrew Schofield

Votes: 447

31. All In (2006)

R | 98 min | Drama

Six medical students with unique talents pool their resources to win the World Series of Poker.

Director: Nick Vallelonga | Stars: Dominique Swain, Michael Madsen, Louis Gossett Jr., James Russo

Votes: 1,281

32. Beyond the Edge (2018)

Not Rated | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Contemporary Moscow. A talented gambler gathers a team of people with supernatural powers to win big at a casino. But they find a much stronger mystical rival.

Directors: Aleksandr Boguslavskiy, Francesco Cinquemani | Stars: Lyubov Aksyonova, Maksim Al-Names, Anastasiya Anikhovskaya, Sergey Astakhov

Votes: 2,352

33. The Big Kahuna (1999)

R | 90 min | Drama, Comedy

56 Metascore

Two veteran salesmen dissect a sales pitch to a particular client, through their young protégé.

Director: John Swanbeck | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Danny DeVito, Peter Facinelli, Paul Dawson

Votes: 13,564 | Gross: $3.15M

34. Net Worth (2001)

94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Net Worth details the serio-comic story of four friends who learn the value of friendship as they embark on a thirty day contest to achieve the highest net worth in a new city with no cash and no connections.

Director: Kenny Griswold | Stars: Todd Field, Craig Sheffer, Daniel Baldwin, Michael T. Weiss

Votes: 192

35. Turn the River (2007)

R | 92 min | Drama

55 Metascore

A pool shark takes the ultimate gamble when she kidnaps her own son and flees her ex-husband.

Director: Chris Eigeman | Stars: Famke Janssen, Jaymie Dornan, Rip Torn, Matt Ross

Votes: 1,670

36. The Baltimore Bullet (1980)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

A tale of two hustlers trying to set up a big game.

Director: Robert Ellis Miller | Stars: James Coburn, Omar Sharif, Ronee Blakley, Bruce Boxleitner

Votes: 435

37. Conviction (2006)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

ADA Alexandra Cabot from "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" returns as the bureau chief for the group of young ADAs. According to Dick Wolf, "'Conviction' will be a 'charactercedural,' we ... See full summary »

Stars: Eric Balfour, Jordan Bridges, Milena Govich, Stephanie March

Votes: 862

38. Molly's Game (2017)

R | 140 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

71 Metascore

The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target.

Director: Aaron Sorkin | Stars: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera

Votes: 116,398 | Gross: $28.78M

39. Billions (2016– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama

U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades goes after hedge fund king Bobby "Axe" Axelrod in a battle between two powerful New York figures.

Stars: Paul Giamatti, Damian Lewis, Maggie Siff, David Costabile

Votes: 60,304

40. California Winter (2012)

82 min | Drama, History

Young real estate agent Clara Morales encouraged risky loans to her clients during the housing boom. She must now rescue her father's home from foreclosure-- a consequence of the loan she advised him to take.

Director: Odin Ozdil | Stars: Michael Ironside, Rutina Wesley, Erick Avari, A Martinez

Votes: 51

41. The Poker Club (2008)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Four friends discover and accidentally kill a burglar -- who may not be alone -- in the kitchen during their weekly poker night.

Director: Tim McCann | Stars: Johnny Messner, Michael Risley, Jana Kramer, Lenny Levi

Votes: 361

42. Table One (2000)

R | 90 min | Comedy

Four successful New Yorkers in their 40s open a restaurant together to meet women. Their plans hit a snag when they discover the money they received from their investors might be dirty.

Director: Michael Bregman | Stars: Chuck Zito, Amanda Aardsma, Henree Alyse, Stephen Baldwin

Votes: 212

43. Ballers (2015–2019)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

A series centered around a group of football players and their families, friends and handlers.

Stars: Dwayne Johnson, John David Washington, Omar Benson Miller, Donovan W. Carter

Votes: 35,248

44. Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006–2007)

44 min | Comedy, Drama

A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy television show.

Stars: Matthew Perry, Amanda Peet, Bradley Whitford, Steven Weber

Votes: 22,500

45. Person of Interest (2011–2016)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

An ex-CIA agent and a wealthy programmer save lives via a surveillance AI that sends them the identities of civilians involved in impending crimes. However, the details of the crimes--including the civilians' roles--are left a mystery.

Stars: Jim Caviezel, Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Chapman, Michael Emerson

Votes: 156,255

46. Corporate Fantasy (1999)

R | 86 min | Drama, Romance

5.2