Poker Movies:

1. The Big Blind
2. The Cincinatti Kid
3. Gremlins
4. Honeymoon in Vegas
5. High Roller
6. Madison Kid
7. Maverick
8. Rounders
9. Shade
10. The Sting

The Sting (1973)


Henry Gondorff .... Paul Newman
Johnny Hooker .... Robert Redford
Doyle Lonnegan .... Robert Shaw
Lt. William Snyder .... Charles Durning

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Johnny Hooker is a con man operating in Chicago during the 1930's. One day, he and his partner, Luther, pull off one of their best cons. However, it turns out their victim is a courier for a huge mob boss, Doyle Lonnegan. A hit is ordered on Hooker and Luther. Hooker finds out but can not warn his partner in time. Luther is murdered and Hooker wants revenge. In order to get even with Lonnegan, he sets out to perform the con of the century. The Sting won seven Academy Awards.

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The poker was limited to five card draw. There was not that much poker playing shown, and most of it revolved around cheating.


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