Gambling or Gaming movies?

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  1. zyg0te

    zyg0te I've made a huge mistake.

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    Anyone reccomend any good gambling movies?

    I like poolhall junkies, and currently have croupier, casino queued up on netflix. Anyone reccomend anything else?

    I also saw high roller - the stu ungar story. I thought it was alright, I thought little stu's acting was terrible though.
     
  2. darnit

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    shade is pretty good for a poker movie. Kinda out there but not bad though
     
  3. gthesob

    gthesob the fun machine took a shit and died OT Supporter

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    Cincinnati Kid, Maverick is decent as well
     
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    SS109 3100 FPS OT Supporter

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    Great choice, one of Matt Damon's best movies and Ed Norton is good too.
     
  7. gthesob

    gthesob the fun machine took a shit and died OT Supporter

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    Also to a lesser extent, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.
     
  8. ThreeUp3Down

    ThreeUp3Down New Member

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    Two for the Money
     
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    holy god are you serious? if you are that's ok cause it's your opinion and all but wow, i was soooo bored watching two for the money
     
  10. ThreeUp3Down

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    Unappreciated because you actually have to understand how accurately it potrays a gambling addiction to appreciate it. If I was a degenerate I probably wouldn't have liked it.
     
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    have done too much gambling in the past myself, still thought the movie was junk, most people understand how gambling works, it's not that complicated of a concept to understand so i doubt lack of understanding would explain the disconnect. I just thought it was boring
     
  12. ThreeUp3Down

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    I really don't think that many people truely understand gambling addiction. If when Pacino gives his speach about feeling alive when they rake the chips away and don't appreciate how true it is then you don't really understand gambling addiction.
     
  13. johnny

    johnny shit, baby

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    The makers of Shade obviously never played a game of poker in their life.
     
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    California Split
     
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  17. Budha

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    Rounders was pretty bad ass...
     

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