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October 06, 2004

Gambling Movies


MSNBC has an article listing the Top 10 Movies about Gambling.

I think they totally missed the boat. I'll give them Bugsy and The Grifters. But where the hell was Casino, Ocean's 11, and Swingers? (Granted, Swingers isn't really about gambling, but how can you omit a movie that has the line, "Vegas, baby, Vegas"?

--Your thoughts?


Posted by Lawren at October 6, 2004 07:16 AM

You Said

You are money, Lawren, you are money!

Says: Brad at October 6, 2004 09:33 AM

Casino should totally be on there.

Says: Marie at October 6, 2004 09:35 AM

Ocean's 11 is, by and large, my favorite movie of the last few years. But the gambling part is more of a backdrop than a focal point. I think it really falls more into the 'caper' genre of films.

I say this with all due respect, though, because I love the movie and love other people who love the movie. :-)

Says: Kevin the Interloper at October 6, 2004 09:48 AM

You're probably correct, Kevin. Although, the money that results from gambling is the only motivation for the caper!

Says: Lawren at October 6, 2004 09:53 AM

"Rounders" anyone?

Says: Heidi at October 6, 2004 12:38 PM

You're point is well-taken, Ms. Lawren. And I know better than to pick a fight with a lawyer/proprietor of this blog. :-)

Says: Kevin the Interloper at October 6, 2004 01:51 PM

Pick away! I LOVE good debate! :) (Hard to believe I want nothing to do with the courtroom, isn't it?)

Says: Lawren at October 6, 2004 02:03 PM

I wouldn't have cared what Ocean's 11 (2001) was about. All that man candy! (Heavy sigh.)

Says: Nanc' at October 6, 2004 05:09 PM

Whaaaat? Casion is THE greatest gambling movie ever! Also the greatest "What you can do with a baseball bat" movie.

Says: Mel at October 7, 2004 04:30 PM

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