Thrillers fascinated with gambling are nothing new, when it comes to Hollywood. From the edge of your seat, it can be amazing to watch dark secrets of casino lifestyles being revealed or to see the tales of card counts. Let’s re-live the top 3 Casino movies of all time!
Broadcasted in 1996, Casino is one of Martin Scorsese’s most successful releases. In this movie, the well-known director has shown both facets of Sin City: ruthless and harsh dealings contrasted with an intoxicating appeal and glamour. Robert De Niro plays the role of Sam Rothstein, who was a casino operator is Las Vegas, but is now living a peaceful life with his loved wife. His childhood friend (Joe Pesci) who is a mafia resurfaces into his life, and completely chases the course of it. The dark realities of casino such as power, betrayal and greed are portrayed in this movie.
Ocean’s Eleven (2001)
Ocean’s Eleven was made public in 2001 and ever since it has been the ultimate casino heist movie! Danny Ocean (George Clooney) has the crazy idea of pulling the biggest theft of history. To help him, he looks for and gathers a team of risk-taking and talented people. And what about the target? Three of Las Vegas’ biggest casinos- The MGM Grand, The Mirage and The Bellagio! All the casinos are owned by one man, Terry Benedict. Indeed, this is not an easy task and the team comes across many twists and changes of plans. But do they manage to succeed in robbing a full-on $150 million?
Casino Royale (2006)
Released in 2006, Casino Royale is a remake of the famous movie of the same name which was made in 1967. Known as the favourite movie for both casino players and James Bond fans, the movie features class, risk and wealth. In the movie, the banker of the world’s highest terrorists, is attending a Texas Hold’em game in Montenegro. The banker, Le Chiffre, is attempting to gain back his money so that he is spared within the community of terrorists. James Bond is joined by foreign liaison officer, Vesper Lynd, to stop the banker from winning. The famous secret agent enters the most significant poker game of his career, on this fascinating casino movie.