Best Movies About Las Vegas

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Before you buy a ticket, you might want to watch a few Las Vegas-themed movies for inspiration. You can see a list of all the lotteries that are active at any given time using a site like Lotteryfinder.

“Gambling is one of Hollywood’s favorite subjects,” . “You can find dozens of movies that use the Las Vegas theme. What’s more, these are industries that feed off each other: the iGaming industry also has a lot of games based on movies.” If you are planning a binge-watching night with a gambling theme, you can find the best options for it below.

Casino (1995)

Even the combination of Martin Scorsese, Robert de Niro, and Joe Pesci can be reason enough to watch a movie. Add Sharon Stone and Kevin Pollak to this cast, and it’s a movie you shouldn’t miss. The casino tells a true story. Sam “Ace” Rothstein takes control of the Tangiers Casino in Las Vegas and begins managing it along with his “made men” friends. If you’re wondering what Las Vegas was like between 1970 and 1980, this movie will give you all the answers.

Ocean’s Eleven (2001)

Casino isn’t the only movie with an impressive cast: Ocean’s Eleven also brings together names like George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Andy García, and Julia Roberts. This movie tells the story of a robbery: After Danny Ocean gets out of jail, he assembles a team and plans to rob three different casinos (Bellagio, Mirage, MGM Grand) on the same night. You should watch the movie to see if they will succeed. Ocean’s Eleven also has two different sequels, so if you like it, you can watch two more movies using the same theme.

The Last Vegas (2013)

Robert de Niro, Morgan Freeman, Michael Douglas, and Kevin Kline come together in this movie and the “last” in the name actually refers to the old age of the characters. Billy, Paddy, Archie, and Sam are four childhood friends, and in their old age, Billy decides to marry a woman much younger than him. The wedding is in Las Vegas and the four friends are reunited years later to join a final bachelor party. Last Vegas is a hidden gem and deserves a watch for its cast alone.

Hangover (2009)

When this movie was made, no one expected it to become a trilogy, but Hangover was a success beyond expectations. Hangover tells a fun story: four friends get together in Las Vegas for a bachelor party and plan a crazy night out. But the night is so “crazy” that when they wake up the next morning, they don’t remember anything and the groom-to-be is missing. The Hangover won a Golden Globe for best motion picture, despite being a movie shot in just 15 days.

21 (2008)

In the early 2000s, an MIT math professor recruited a team of college students to play blackjack and managed to make hundreds of millions of dollars before he was caught. This is a true story and 21 is based on a book written by one of the team members. If you’re into probability calculations and techniques like card counting, this is the best movie to watch.

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