The theme and casino industry has always fascinated those who tell stories and who creates them. This is because casinos directly manipulate people’s imagination. That is, dream with the prospect of making lots of money with a stroke of luck. This possibility is real, especially after the success of online casinos and betting sites. The internet has pushed casino growth to an astonishing level, pushing their popularity into the world of cinematography.
This is an area with very promising potential and of great interest to those who play and to those who listen to the stories of those who have already done well. Hence the fact those producers of cinema bet a lot on this theme. Even several actors and actresses are often seen in casinos and tournaments, especially poker, such as Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Robert de Niro, Shannon Elizabeth, Scarlett Johansson, among many others. So many stars are involved in this segment, suggesting that the casino theme is seen as one of the sexiest.
Check out the five best movies of the genre:
Robert de Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci and James Woods are some of the names in the cast of this film, where director Martin Scorsese relied on true facts to create the plot. Based on the Las Vegas of the 1970s, the story tells the story of a gambler hired by the Mafia to control casinos. Undoubtedly, one of the most remarkable feature films of the genre.
A modern classic of the genre where a talented player loses all the money with which he would pay his studies and decides to move away from the tables. But when your best friend gets out of prison and needs your help to survive, he’s back in the game. Matt Damon, John Malkovich and Edward Norton in the lead roles bring to life a good thriller, romance and comedy.
- Trilogy 11/12/13 Men and A Secret (Ocean’s 11/12/13)
This trilogy has it all: comedy, action, crime, twists, subliminal actions and also possibly one of the best casting together in a movie related to gambling and casinos. George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Julia Roberts, Andy Garcia, Bernie Mac, Scott Caan, Casey Affleck, Don Cheadle and Steven Soderbergh in the making make this trilogy fun guaranteed.
- Breaking the Bank (21)
Another film based on true facts, in which a group of students of M.I.T. is challenged by one of his teachers to enter into an engaging card-counting scheme and thus can cheat casinos throughout the United States. This is one of those movies that make the viewer stick glued to the screen all the time.
- Runner Runner
One of the first films to tackle the theme of online casino games, especially poker, as well as some of the ethical and security issues of this medium. With Justin Timberlake, Ben Affleck and Gemma Arterton in the leading roles, it is a movie (with interesting twists) that demonstrates well the growth of online poker.