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Gambling has always been ripe for movie-making because it is an activity that encompasses the most visceral feelings in the human condition from hope, bliss and joy to sadness, addiction, greed, and misery. From intense, high-stakes, poker scenes to the inner workings of casinos and the shady business of loan sharks and mobsters, gambling movies have touched on many topics over the decades. So, if you are looking for inspiration before playing at one of our recommended offshore sportsbooks, we are looking at the top 20 gambling movies of all time. Not included in the list are films that are only gambling adjacent such as Casino Royale, which is still at its heart a James Bond spy film.