Here are some of the top and most memorable poker scenes in movie history over the years.
Maverick (1994) – Final Poker Scene
Bret Maverick, needing money for a poker tournament, faces various comic mishaps and challenges, including a charming woman thief.
Starring: Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster
In Time (2011) – Poker Scene
In a future where people stop aging at 25, but are engineered to live only one more year, having the means to buy your way out of the situation is a shot at immortal youth. Here, Will Salas finds himself accused of murder and on the run with a hostage – a connection that becomes an important part of the way against the system.
Starring: Justin Timberlake, Amanda Seyfried, Cillian Murphy
The Sting (1973) – Poker Scene
Two grifters team up to pull off the ultimate con.
Starring: Paul Newman, Robert Redford
Casino Royale (2006) – Final Poker Scene
Armed with a license to kill, Secret Agent James Bond sets out on his first mission as 007, and must defeat a private banker to terrorists in a high stakes game of poker at Casino Royale, Montenegro, but things are not what they seem.
Starring: Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Mads Mikkelsen
The Parent Trap (1998) – Poker Scene
Identical twins Annie and Hallie, separated at birth and each raised by one of their biological parents, later discover each other for the first time at summer camp and make a plan to bring their wayward parents back together.
Starring: Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid, Natasha Richardson
Some other movies with notable poker scenes are Molly’s Game, Mississippi Grind, and Honeymoon in Vegas.