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Best Casino Movies to Watch This Weekend

Certain movies based on gambling come with interesting plots to watch. The movies just keep getting better as the drama unfolds. The credit often goes to the coherently added casino aspect to the movie plot. From suspense to risk, threat, fraud, hustle and such several factors are laced into these movies.

There are several such movies that have gambling plots to them. But only a few are worth your time. Check out our list below to know some of the best casino movies to watch this weekend!

“21 “

Movie “21” was released in 2008 and is said to be based on the true story. The plot starts with young and smart students from MIT playing and winning massive at the Las Vegas Casino using their mathematics skills. But this is just the gist and there is a lot to look forward to this movie. The movie leads include Jim Sturgess and Kate Bosworth along with Laurence Fishburne and Kevin Spacey. Do check out the twists and turns included in this plot.

“Mississippi Grind”

“Mississippi Grind” comes with a somewhat unique plot. Ben Mendelsohn (Gerry) who is portraying the role of a gambling addict in this movie goes on a road trip with his new friend Ryan Reynolds (Curtis). Gerry thinks that Curtis is his lucky charm and tries to gamble at poker games along with Curtis. With a loan shark waiting for money from Gerry, Gerry and Curtis try to win as much as they can to pay the money back.

Directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, the movie has been applauded by critics as well as the audience.

“Uncut Gems”

This is again a story of a gambling addict (played by Adam Sandler) who owns a jewellery store. His gambling addictions are wild and he is seen hustling much more than he can handle. The movie gets intense as it continues keeping the watchers on the edge of their seat. 

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