In many countries, gambling is very famous for entertainment, money and pleasure of gaming itself. It adds to the thrill in people who are looking for not just an adrenaline rush but also to multiply their money while they're addicted to playing and betting at casinos all across the globe. Due to its popularity, it has made its way into numerous Hollywood movies. Depiction of popular culture has been quite a thing in Hollywood and of course, gambling is a part of it. Since gambling is famous all over the world and casinos attract millions of people, so it makes sense why so many gambling themed movies are made.
There are movies with plots that involve gambling, and then there are movies in which the main theme is gambling itself. Gambling movies have been made to such an extent that it has become a genre on its own. It is called a genre on its own mainly because it provides the audience with a vast range of emotions. For instance, winning in gambling can portray what success feels like. On the other hand, losing can show how the character struggles with financial loss as well as their personal expectations. There's a lot that goes into a gambling story plot.
In fact, many gambling themed movies can have other plot twists and themes as well. The plots may not always be as simple as they seem. There can be an involvement of multiple characters, and hence, a lot of action. Or if there is no action involved, then there can be drama or a lot of other subgenres as well. Other examples include thriller, mystery and horror. The varieties can be endless. The infographic below showcases some of the most famous gambling movies produced in Hollywood, along with many facts on the said subject.
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