This is a collection of some of the best blackjack gambling movie clips of all time. If you know of a great blackjack movie that we forgot to include, please let us know in the comment section and we’ll add it. Enjoy.
Movie: The Hangover 2009- Card Counting Scene
Description: Alan (Zach Galifianakis) wins the ransom money the guys need using his mathematical mind and some card counting techniques learned in a blackjack book.
Movie: Swingers 1996- Blackjack Casino Scene
Description: Trent (Vince Vaughn) encourages Mike (Jon Favreau) to double down, sending them to the lower stakes blackjack table.
Movie: Croupier 1998- Jack Auditions For a Casino Position
Description: Jack Manfred (Clive Owen) auditions for a job as a croupier at a casino. Shows off his skills handling chips and dealing cards.
Movie: Rain Man 1988- Casino Scene
Description: Ray (Dustin Hoffman) and Charlie (Tom Cruise) scope out the casino and get their first winning streak.
Movie: Casino 1995- Nickу Santoro Tries to Get Even
Description: Nickу Santoro (Joe Pesci) playing blackjack tries to win back his losses being the belligerent player he is.
Movie: Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery 1997- Blackjack Scene
Description: Austin Powers (Mike Myers) explains to Number 2 (Robert Wagner) that he likes to live dangerously at the blackjack table.
Movie: 21 the Movie: 2008- Casino Scene
Description: An impressive card counting scene scene from 21 – The Movie. Based on a true story, a team of MIT students (Jim Sturgess & Liza Lapira) led by their professor (Kevin Spacey), capitalizes from blackjack in Las Vegas using their math skills.
Movie: Heat 1986- The Big Bet
Description: Burt Reynolds bets it all on a single hand. This movie was remade several years later under the title “Wildcard”, but it wasn’t nearly as good as this original.
Movie: The Last Casino 2004- Intro
A professor recruits three bright students, teaches them to count blackjack cards then sets out on a spree.
Excellent performances in this 2004 film from Charles Martin Smith, Katharine Isabelle and Kris Lemche more than make up for a slightly made-for-TV feel and a card counting system that probably wouldn’t work anywhere anymore.
Movie: Vegas Vacation 1997- Clark Griswold Can’t Catch a Break
Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase) seems to have the worst luck at the blackjack tables. The comments from the dealer (Wallace Shawn) and his cousin Eddie (Randy Quaid) are sure to give you a laugh.
Movie: Wild Card 2015- Casino Blackjack Scene