A cozy winter weather and a Christmas holiday is the perfect mix for an awesome movie night. We already did a list on ‘5 Christmas Movies To Watch’ last week, this time we’re giving our top picks for gambling movies you can enjoy today. So, without further ado, let’s get started with the list.
First up in the list is the movie called Killing Them Softly starring Brad Pitt, Ray Liotta and James Gandolfini of The Soprano’s fame. When three small-time crooks robbed a mob-protected gambling operation, two men are sent out to remind people that nobody gets to mess with the mob. The movie is an intense ride through the world of underground poker. It’s a flick you should absolutely watch if you are a fan of the genre.
Cold Deck is a Canadian movie filled with poker, crime and drama. It all begins when ‘Bobby,’ a compulsive gambler agrees to steal from ‘Turk’ a wealthy banker. All goes well for Bobby till Turk finds out and is hell-bent on catching him. The movie is an enjoyable watch despite its cheesy poker scenes.
KidPoker is a movie about famous poker star Daniel Negreanu. When PokerStars released the movie, Negreanu had been inducted newly into the Poker Hall of Fame. The documentary follows his journey through the years and is an insightful look into his life. A must watch for all poker fans.
If you’re looking for a movie with humour mixed with gambling, then Win It All is a for you. This Netflix original is about a gambling addict who tries to rebuild his life after gambling away a large portion of money that wasn’t his. That is until a friend comes in with a bag full of money and tells him to take care of it until he gets out of prison. The movie is full of comic moments that’s bound to put a smile on your face.
This 2017 movie is based on a 2014 book of the same title. The film follows Bloom who runs an underground poker empire that caters to Hollywood celebrities, athletes, business tycoons and the Russian mafia. Bloom is soon subjected to an FBI investigation after her empire is exposed. Molly’s Game is a captivating watch from start to finish.
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Donna Amo was a writer at Gutshot Magazine. She is a graduate from Sophia College of Women, Mumbai with a degree in English Literature. When this October born foodie is not writing content or poetry, she spends her time laughing at memes or watching series. Based out of Mizoram, she is drawn to all things nature and has a soft spot for puppies.
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