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Best Poker Movies


  • Rounders

    Rounders (R, 1998)

    Matt Damon, Edward Norton, John Turturro, Gretchen Mol, Famke Janssen
    Set against the backdrop of New York's high-stakes underground poker world. Mike McDermott, a master... read more card player who trades the poker playing rounds for law school and a shot at a new life with his girlfriend. For Mike, the new life he is staking out seems to be a legitimate road to success, but it is short on thrills and excitement of backroom poker games. When his friend is released from prison, Mike is faced with the high-stakes dilemma of his life.
    • fb1203699579
      fb1203699579: High risks can really change a person's life. The stress didn't seem worth all the trouble. Texas
      Reviewed 7 months days ago
    • fb1127067524
      fb1127067524: Great poker movie! I like the song at the end of the movie too! (Counting crows - "I'm a big boy now")
      Reviewed 7 months days ago
    • fb100000029175257
      fb100000029175257: The poker scenes are cool to watch but I think I'm the only one who finds the whole movie depressing.
      Reviewed 31 days days ago
  • Lucky You

    Lucky You (PG-13, 2007)

    Eric Bana, Drew Barrymore, Robert Duvall, Debra Messing, Horatio Sanz
    In the world of high-stakes poker, Huck Cheever is a blaster--a player who goes all out, all the tim... read moree. But in his personal relationships, Huck plays it tight, expertly avoiding emotional commitments and long-term expectations. When Huck sets out to win the main event of the 2003 World Series of Poker--and the affections of Billie Offer, a young singer from Bakersfield--there is one significant obstacle in his path: his anger toward his father, L.C. Cheever, the poker legend who abandoned Huck's mother years ago. As these two rivals progress toward a final showdown at the poker table, Huck learns that to win in the games of life and poker, he must try to play cards the way he has been living his life and live his life the way he has been playing cards.
    • fb529478260
      fb529478260: I'm a poker fan so I'm rating this movie for me is it a good movie ehhhh it's not terrible but not great b
      Reviewed 2 days days ago
    • fb19910041
      fb19910041: I always like a poker movie. Not as good as some of the greats and it was kind of predictable but I enjoyed it some
      Reviewed 20 months days ago
    • fb505486937
      fb505486937: really great poker movie and good plot and i wanna learn to play poker now
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
  • Casino Royale

    Casino Royale (PG-13, 2006)

    Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Mads Mikkelsen, Giancarlo Giannini, Caterina Murino
    James Bond's first 007 mission takes him to Madagascar, where he is to spy on a terrorist Mollaka. N... read moreot everything goes as planned and Bond decides to investigate, independently of the MI6 agency, in order to track down the rest of the terrorist cell. Following a lead to the Bahamas, he encounters Dimitrios and his girlfriend, Solange. He learns that Dimitrios is involved with Le Chiffre, banker to the world's terrorist organizations. Secret Service intelligence reveals that Le Chiffre is planning to raise money in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro at Le Casino Royale. MI6 assigns 007 to play against him, knowing that if Le Chiffre loses, it will destroy his organization. 'M' places Bond under the watchful eye of the beguiling Vesper Lynd. At first skeptical of what value Vesper can provide, Bond's interest in her deepens as they brave danger together--and even torture at the hands of Le Chiffre. In Montenegro, Bond allies himself with Matthis, MI6's local field agent, and Felix Leiter, who is representing the interests of the CIA. The marathon game proceeds with dirty tricks and violence, raising the stakes beyond blood money and reaching a terrifying climax.
    • fb502563493
      fb502563493: . The movie is very fast paced up until the middle when they play poker for about 30 minutes which slows the film down. This is the only downside of the film. Bond tr
      Reviewed 13 months days ago
    • 2mu2ku
      2mu2ku: Intense love poker and awesome Daniel Craig in my opinion best James Bond actor!
      Reviewed 18 months days ago
    • zachman1498
      zachman1498: . (Excluding Pierce Brosnan of course) The poker scenes are artfully well done, and the fight scenes are even better.
      Reviewed 12 months days ago
  • Maverick

    Maverick (PG-13, 1994)

    Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, James Garner, Graham Greene (II), James Coburn
    A gunslinging con man develops a tricky scheme to make a killing at a major poker tournament in this... read more comic Western inspired by the popular television show. Mel Gibson assumes the role of Bret Maverick, the handsome rogue who hopes to cheat his way to success. In need of a large stake to enter a major card competition on a Louisiana steamboat, Maverick decides to take advantage of a few small-town poker players. These include the seemingly sweet Annabelle Bransford (Jodie Foster) and the intimidating Angel (Alfred Molina), neither of whom is too happy about their loss. Things become even more complicated for Maverick when the law gets involved, with Marshal Zane Cooper (James Garner, who played the role of Maverick in the original television series) giving chase. A series of stagecoach chases, complicated cons, and gun battles ensues, with Annabelle and Maverick finding time for plenty of flirtation along the way. ~ Judd Blaise, Rovi
    • lilshorty69er
      lilshorty69er: Maverick who's a gambler that needs an additional three thousand dollars to enter a winner take all poker game that begins very soon. To get the money he tries to gamble, collect debts and recover rew
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • fb100000138127441
      fb100000138127441: I so liked how western, comedy, and some fun acting were thrown into this one. Poker is always a g
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • TheDudeLebowski65
      TheDudeLebowski65: . A con man brings his tricks to a high stakes poker game. Along the way, Maverick will find himself in hot water as he tries to outrun unhappy los
      Reviewed 3 years days ago