Movies About Games, Competitions, and Contests
Movie Recommendations

Akeelah and the Bee. PG. 2006. (Spelling bee) DVD Drama

Bee Season. PG-13. 2005. (Spelling bee) DVD Drama

California Split. R. 1974. (Poker) DVD Comedy

The Cincinnati Kid. Not rated. 1965. (Poker) DVD Drama

Clue. PG. 1985. (Board game) DVD Comedy

The Color of Money. R. 1986. (Pool) DVD Drama

Croupier. Not rated. 1988. (Casinos/gambling) DVD Drama

Even Money. R. 2006. (Casinos/gambling) DVD Drama

4 for Texas. Not rated. 1963. (Casinos/gambling) DVD Comedy

The Gin Game. Not rated. 2003. (Gin) DVD 791.4572 GIN TV

High Roller: The Stu Ungar Story. R. 2004. (Poker) DVD Drama

Honeymoon in Vegas. PG-13. 1992. (Poker) DVD Comedy

The Hustler. Not rated. 1961. (Pool) DVD Drama

It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World. G. 1963. (Road race) DVD Comedy

Jumanji. PG. 1995. (Board game) DVD Action/Adventure

The King of Kong. PG-13. 2007. (Video game) DVD 794.8092 K

Lucky You. PG-13. 2007. (Poker) DVD Drama

The Luzhin Defence. PG-13. 2000. (Chess) DVD Drama

Maverick. PG. 1994. (Poker) DVD Western

Maverick (television series). Not rated. 1957-1962. (Poker) DVD 791.4572 MAV TV

Oscar and Lucinda. R. 1997. (Gambling) DVD Drama

Poolhall Junkies. R. 2002. (Pool) DVD Drama

Quiz Show. PG-13. 1994. (Quiz show) DVD Drama

Rat Race. PG-13. 2001. (Road race) DVD Comedy

Rounders. R. 1998. (Poker) DVD Drama

Searching for Bobby Fischer. PG. 1993. (Chess) DVD Drama

Slumdog Millionaire. R. 2008. (Quiz show) DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama

Spellbound. G. 2002. (Spelling bee) DVD 372.632 S

Starter for 10. PG-13. 2006. (Quiz show) DVD Comedy

Word Wars. Not rated. 2004. (Board game) DVD 793.734 W

Wordplay. PG. 2005. (Crossword puzzles) DVD 793.732 W

You Bet Your Life (television series). Not rated. 1950-1961. (Quiz show)
DVD 791.4572 YOU TV

Zathura. PG. 2005. (Board game) DVD SF/Fantasy