Bookies in movies and TV series

Publication date: 13 Feb 2024

A long weekend is coming up! It’s a good time not only to relax, but also to earn money!  Plan your advertising campaign in advance, choose from the best offers and read the recommendations for launching.

And while traffic is driving and profits are growing, have fun! On 3S.INFO, there is a selection of the best movies and TV series about the betting business. Perhaps you’ll find a fresh idea there?

Betting Movies and TV Series: 1939 to 2023

  • Russian TV Series “Big Money Theory” (2023)
  • The fresh series “Bookie” (2023), soon to start the second season!  Here they are – the charms of legalization in one series! In the United States, sports betting is becoming legal. But how to survive in this situation Danny, a bookmaker who used to earn on this business? He, along with a charismatic security guard, is trying to survive in this changing world. And it’s not funny to him at all, but comedy to us. Who’s already seen it? How are the impressions? 
  • “Max and Goose” (2023)
  • “Express” (2022)
  • “The Gambler” (2022)
  • “The Feeder” (2021)
  • Tough basketball betting film “Uncut Gems” (2019).  A tangled history with black opals, a championship ring, and betting on the Boston Celtics. 
  • Documentary series “Now Place Your Bets: The History of Sports Betting in America” (2017)
  • Documentary “Fantasy Sports Gambling” (2016)
  • “Time Lapse” (2014)
  • Documentary film “Life on the Line” (2013)
  • “Lay the Favourite” (2012)
  • TV Series “Luck” (2011)
  • Documentary “60 Minutes Sports Betting: Billy Walters” (2011)
  • “Player 5150” (2008)
  • “Kubrador” (2006)
  • They don’t talk about it on the TV news, but they do in the film “Two for the Money” (2005)! How can sports predictions ruin a life?  
  • “Even Money” (2005)
  • “Bookies” (2003)
  • “Hardball” (2001)
  • “Snatch” (2000)
  • “White Men Can’t Jump” (1992)
  • Boxing film “Diggstown” (1992), a timeless classic about sports betting! However, it’s not only about sports, it’s also about money. And the ex-convicts are very keen to make money! There’s boxing, 24 hours and 10 opponents to beat. Could you do that? 
  • Miracle, luck or precise calculation in the film “Let It Ride!” (1989)?  Everyone in the world deserves a day like this! Well, we deserve a good film about horse racing, betting, excitement and racetrack! 
  • “The Killing of a Chinese Bookie” (1976)
  • “The Gambler” (1974) and the 2014 remake of the same title.
  • Drama based on Dostoyevsky’s novel “The Gambler” (1972)
  • “The Hustler” (1961)
  • “The Day the Bookies Wept” (1939)

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