This is an incomplete list of films shot in the Las Vegas Valley in the U.S. state of Nevada. , Las Vegas Strip, The Landmark Hotel and Casino. Swingers. "Casino" is one of the all-time great movies about Las Vegas. The film was inspired by real people and, in some cases, actual events. The plot was inspired by the real-life story of Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal who managed the Fremont, Hacienda, and Stardust casinos in Las Vegas.