Casinos are often used as a premise of a story in films. From action to drama and comedy, here's a list of some of the most famous casino themed movies ever:

1. Showgirls

A young drifter named Nomi arrives in Las Vegas to become a dnacer and soon sets her way into becoming one of Vegas's top showgirls. There's even a musical now.

2. Casino Royale (1967)

Not to be mistaken with the recent Casino Royale, this is one of the earlier James Bond films.

3. The Hangover (2009)

A group of guys head to Vegas to celebrate their buddy's stag nite, and ends up getting in lots of mischief and misadventures that they have no recollection of. Watch the trailer here.

4. National Lampoon's Vegas Vacation

Clark Grisworld sets his mind on a Vegas vacation. Needless to say, a pretty epic one.

5. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

This is one of the best performances from Johnny Depp where he stars as an oddball journalist traveling to Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades.

6. 21 (2008)

A group of six MIT students train to become card counting experts, where they subsequently took Vegas casinos for millions in winnings. Learn all about card counting here.

7. Oceans 11 (2001)

The Oceans movies have an all star cast, with the story featuring Danny Ocean and his eleven accomplices. Their plan rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously.

8. Casino (1995)

Sharon Stone's performance here is sexier compared to her Basic Instinct role. The movie is filled with deception, power and a story about winning over a gambling empire.

9. Casino Royale (2006)

James Bond is back, this time with Daniel Craig in the front seat. He makes the return of Bond as a more rugged, real, and rough Bond.

10. Runner Runner

Justin Timberlake stars as a poor college student who cracks an online poker game bust. He decides to meet the man he thinks cheated him face to face which sets off a story of him being hired to run the show. Online casinos are not uncommon, and you can check out for more "Runner Runner" like games. 

Check out the top 25 casino films here.