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1. City of God (2002)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama

8.6
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79 Metascore

In the slums of Rio, two kids' paths diverge as one struggles to become a photographer and the other a kingpin.

Directors: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund | Stars: Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino, Matheus Nachtergaele, Phellipe Haagensen

Votes: 646,912 | Gross: $7.56M

2. Zootopia (2016)

PG | 108 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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78 Metascore

In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy.

Directors: Byron Howard, Rich Moore, Jared Bush | Stars: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba, Jenny Slate

Votes: 384,895 | Gross: $341.27M

3. Atomic Blonde (2017)

R | 115 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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63 Metascore

An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.

Director: David Leitch | Stars: Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman, Eddie Marsan

Votes: 151,038 | Gross: $51.57M

4. Leverage (2008–2012)

TV-PG | 42 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.9
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A crew of high-tech crooks attempt to steal from wealthy criminals and corrupt businessmen.

Stars: Timothy Hutton, Gina Bellman, Christian Kane, Beth Riesgraf

Votes: 39,184

5. Mission: Impossible (1966–1973)

TV-PG | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.0
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An elite covert operations unit carries out highly sensitive missions subject to official denial in the event of failure, death or capture.

Stars: Peter Graves, Barbara Bain, Greg Morris, Peter Lupus

Votes: 7,071

6. Enter the Dragon (1973)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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83 Metascore

A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover.

Director: Robert Clouse | Stars: Bruce Lee, John Saxon, Jim Kelly, Ahna Capri

Votes: 88,875 | Gross: $25.00M

7. Hard Candy (2005)

R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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58 Metascore

A teenage girl raids a man's home in order to expose him under suspicion that he is a pedophile.

Director: David Slade | Stars: Patrick Wilson, Ellen Page, Sandra Oh, Odessa Rae

Votes: 146,937 | Gross: $1.01M

8. Revolver (2005)

R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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25 Metascore

Gambler Jake Green enters into a game with potentially deadly consequences.

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Jason Statham, Ray Liotta, André Benjamin, Vincent Pastore

Votes: 84,194 | Gross: $0.08M

9. Paper Moon (1973)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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77 Metascore

During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership.

Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal, Madeline Kahn, John Hillerman

Votes: 38,154 | Gross: $30.93M

10. Matchstick Men (2003)

PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.3
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61 Metascore

A phobic con artist and his protégé are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the former's teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Alison Lohman, Sam Rockwell, Bruce Altman

Votes: 118,127 | Gross: $36.91M

11. Nightmare Alley (1947)

Passed | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.8
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The rise and fall of Stanton Carlisle, a mentalist whose lies and deceit prove to be his downfall.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Tyrone Power, Joan Blondell, Coleen Gray, Helen Walker

Votes: 6,535

12. Hustle (2004–2012)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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A motley group of London con artists pulls off a series of daring and intricate stings.

Stars: Robert Glenister, Robert Vaughn, Rob Jarvis, Adrian Lester

Votes: 20,601

13. Nicholas Nickleby (2002)

PG | 132 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.2
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71 Metascore

A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-heartedly grasping uncle.

Director: Douglas McGrath | Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Jamie Bell, Christopher Plummer, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 10,869 | Gross: $1.59M

14. Confidence (2003)

R | 97 min | Crime, Thriller

6.7
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59 Metascore

Jake Vig (Burns) is a consummate grifter about to pull his biggest con yet, one set to avenge his friend's murder. But his last scam backfired, leaving him indebted to a mob boss (Hoffman) and his enforcer.

Director: James Foley | Stars: Edward Burns, Dustin Hoffman, Rachel Weisz, Andy Garcia

Votes: 32,346 | Gross: $12.21M

15. House of Games (1987)

R | 102 min | Crime, Thriller

7.3
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78 Metascore

A psychiatrist comes to the aid of a compulsive gambler and is led by a smooth-talking grifter into the shadowy but compelling world of stings, scams, and con men.

Director: David Mamet | Stars: Lindsay Crouse, Joe Mantegna, Mike Nussbaum, Lilia Skala

Votes: 18,895 | Gross: $2.59M

16. Nine Queens (2000)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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80 Metascore

Two con artists try to swindle a stamp collector by selling him a sheet of counterfeit rare stamps (the "nine queens").

Director: Fabián Bielinsky | Stars: Ricardo Darín, Gastón Pauls, Leticia Brédice, María Mercedes Villagra

Votes: 45,880 | Gross: $1.22M

17. The Grand Seduction (2013)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy

7.0
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57 Metascore

To survive, a dying Newfoundland fishing village must convince a young doctor to take up residence by any means necessary.

Director: Don McKellar | Stars: Taylor Kitsch, Brendan Gleeson, Liane Balaban, Gordon Pinsent

Votes: 14,466 | Gross: $3.41M

18. The Spanish Prisoner (1997)

PG | 110 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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70 Metascore

An employee of a corporation with a lucrative secret process is tempted to betray it. But there's more to it than that.

Director: David Mamet | Stars: Steve Martin, Ben Gazzara, Campbell Scott, Ricky Jay

Votes: 20,571 | Gross: $10.20M

19. The Lady Eve (1941)

Passed | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

7.9
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A trio of classy card sharks targets the socially awkward heir to brewery millions for his money, until one of them falls in love with him.

Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn, Eugene Pallette

Votes: 17,329

20. Fay Grim (2006)

R | 118 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

6.3
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52 Metascore

A ten-years-later continuation of Hal Hartley's "Henry Fool", where Fay Grim (Posey) is coerced by a CIA agent (Goldblum) to try and locate notebooks that belonged to her fugitive ex-husband (Ryan). Published in them is information that could compromises the security of the U.S., causing Fay to first head to Paris to fetch them ...

Director: Hal Hartley | Stars: Parker Posey, Jeff Goldblum, Liam Aiken, D.J. Mendel

Votes: 3,945 | Gross: $0.13M

21. Moonrise (1948)

Passed | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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Danny is being despised by his schoolmates because his father was accused to have killed another man and is condemned to the death penalty.

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Dane Clark, Gail Russell, Ethel Barrymore, Allyn Joslyn

Votes: 1,669

22. Criminal (2004)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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61 Metascore

Two con artists try to swindle a currency collector by selling him a counterfeit copy of an extremely rare currency bill.

Director: Gregory Jacobs | Stars: John C. Reilly, Diego Luna, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Peter Mullan

Votes: 9,657 | Gross: $14.69M

23. Dangerous Matrimony (2018)

82 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.1
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A newly married couple's vacation retreat is suddenly derailed when the husband, ultra successful business tycoon David Dolan, is suddenly kidnapped and held for ransom. It's up to David's ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Feifer | Stars: Emily O'Brien, Rob Mayes, Sabina Gadecki, Donta Tanner

Votes: 175

24. Even Money (I) (2006)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama

5.9
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34 Metascore

Gambling addiction bring the stories of three otherwise unconnected people together as it destroys each of their lives.

Director: Mark Rydell | Stars: Kim Basinger, Forest Whitaker, Nick Cannon, Kelsey Grammer

Votes: 4,169 | Gross: $0.06M

25. Last Rites (1988)

R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.2
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Angela, the beautiful Mexican mistress of a NY mobster, asks virginal Father Michael for protection after Zena, the mobster's wife, kills her cheating husband. Michael becomes torn between his vows, Angela and his sister - Zena.

Director: Donald P. Bellisario | Stars: Tom Berenger, Daphne Zuniga, Chick Vennera, Anne Twomey

Votes: 950 | Gross: $0.43M

26. Female on the Beach (1955)

Approved | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.2
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Moving into a beach house involves Lynn Markham in mystery, danger, and romance with a beach boy of dubious motives.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Joan Crawford, Jeff Chandler, Jan Sterling, Cecil Kellaway

Votes: 901

27. The Prime Gig (2000)

R | 98 min | Drama

6.1
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A telesales con man finds the ultimate racket, but starting an affair with the girlfriend of his guru-like boss might be the wrong call.

Director: Gregory Mosher | Stars: Vince Vaughn, Julia Ormond, Ed Harris, Rory Cochrane

Votes: 2,041

28. I've Got Your Number (1934)

Unrated | 69 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Two telephone repairmen have many adventures and romance a pair of blondes.

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Joan Blondell, Pat O'Brien, Allen Jenkins, Glenda Farrell

Votes: 240

29. Players (1997–1998)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Three scam-artist convicts satisfy their parole requirements by helping out the FBI.

Stars: Ice-T, Costas Mandylor, Frank John Hughes, Gary Fredo

Votes: 201

30. Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops (1955)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy

7.0
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Harry and Willie buy the Edison Movie Studio in the year 1912 from Joseph Gorman, a confidence man. They follow Gorman to Hollywood where, as stunt men, they find him directing movies as Sergei Trumanoff and stealing the studio payroll.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Fred Clark, Lynn Bari

Votes: 1,968

31. Racket Squad (1950– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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This series dramatizes confidence games which fall under the jurisdiction of Captain John Braddock.

Stars: Reed Hadley, Hugh Beaumont, Keith Richards, Griff Barnett

Votes: 86

32. Mercy Streets (2000)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Drama, Crime

5.5
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28 Metascore

Estranged twin brothers - one a con man, the other an Episcopal deacon - accidentally switch places... and find God in the process.

Director: Jon Gunn | Stars: Eric Roberts, David A.R. White, Cynthia Watros, Shiek Mahmud-Bey

Votes: 493 | Gross: $0.17M

33. The Shanghai Spell (2002)

119 min | Drama, Mystery

5.8
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A fourteen year old lad discovers his first love at the point of his pencil whilst drawing the portrait of a sickly but coquettish fifteen year old girl. In the neighbourhood an old ... See full summary »

Director: Fernando Trueba | Stars: Fernando Tielve, Aida Folch, Ariadna Gil, Fernando Fernán Gómez

Votes: 455

34. Inside the Law (1942)

Passed | 62 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.3
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A gang of small-time confidence-type crooks, led by the elderly Pop (Lafe McKee) and Mom Cobb (Rose Plumer), have just completed a small scam when a wallet found on a drunk gives them a ... See full summary »

Director: Hamilton MacFadden | Stars: Wallace Ford, Frank Sully, Harry Holman, Luana Walters

Votes: 37

35. The Tuner (2004)

154 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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A young piano tuner befriends two rich old-ladies, and plots, with the help of his girlfriend, to betray their trust and steal from them.

Director: Kira Muratova | Stars: Georgiy Deliev, Alla Demidova, Renata Litvinova, Nina Ruslanova

Votes: 830

36. Desperate Acts of Magic (2013)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy

5.0
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43 Metascore

A magician competes in an international magic competition where he goes head to head with a female street magician he has fallen in love with. This film shows great magic performed by a ... See full summary »

Directors: Tammy Caplan, Joe Tyler Gold | Stars: Joe Tyler Gold, Valerie Dillman, Jonathan Levit, Sascha Alexander

Votes: 107

37. Little Egypt (1951)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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A belly dancer causes a scandal with her "suggestive" and "immoral" dancing at a Worlds Fair exhibition at the turn of the 20th century.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: Mark Stevens, Rhonda Fleming, Nancy Guild, Charles Drake

Votes: 31

38. Wielki Szu (1983)

96 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Released from prison after five years, con-artist Szu is sent packing by his young wife; he heads for the town of Lutyn where he runs a con and attracts the interest of Jurek, a young cab ... See full summary »

Director: Sylwester Checinski | Stars: Jan Nowicki, Andrzej Pieczynski, Dorota Pomykala, Leon Niemczyk

Votes: 712

39. Alias Mr. Twilight (1946)

Passed | 69 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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Geoffrey Holden is an elderly conman who is a lovable old man when providing his beloved granddaughter with the simple luxuries of life, yet has no qualms when working a racket devised to ... See full summary »

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Michael Duane, Trudy Marshall, Lloyd Corrigan, Rosalind Ivan

Votes: 37

40. The M.O. Of M.I. (2002)

R | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

4.9
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Michael and Tom are a happy gay couple in Austin Texas until the sexy performance artist/hustler, Jonathon enters their lives. Jonnathon is in hiding. He has a past with Michael and all is not as it seems.

Director: Susan Turley | Stars: David Stokey, David Christopher, Cory Schneider, Titos Menchaca

Votes: 164

41. Cheaters (1934)

Passed | 65 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.6
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A criminal gang is after a rich man's money. A female member of the gang gets the bright idea of getting him to marry her, then getting a healthy settlement after a quick divorce.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: William Boyd, June Collyer, Dorothy Mackaill, William Collier Sr.

Votes: 15

42. Charles and Lucie (1979)

95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Charles and Lucie, an old and poor couple, inherits a luxurious house in the South of France.

Director: Nelly Kaplan | Stars: Daniel Ceccaldi, Ginette Garcin, Jean-Marie Proslier, Samson Fainsilber

Votes: 63

43. Kôiki bôryoku: Ryuuketsu no shima (1969)

87 min | Action, Crime

6.7
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A once-powerful yakuza clan disbands as a result of a police crackdown but one small group refuses to bow to police pressure, and launches a campaign to take over Tokyo's drug, prostitution, and gambling rackets.

Director: Yasuharu Hasebe | Stars: Akira Kobayashi, Ryôji Hayama, Tadao Nakamaru, Hiroshi Nawa

Votes: 62

44. Table 47 (2015)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

3.4
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Bar owner Peter Gryszek falls for a married woman with an abusive husband and plots to murder him. He soon discovers he's the victim of an elaborate con...one he may not survive.

Director: Jeff Kingery | Stars: James Andre, Dave Aquino, Batya Cruz, Ryan Dinneen

Votes: 23

45. Welcome Home (1935)

Approved | 73 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

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Richard Foster is the brains of a quartet of con-artists that includes Giltedge, a stock swindler; "Painless," a phony dentist; and "Gorgeous," along as decoration and bait. Richard goes ... See full summary »

Director: James Tinling | Stars: James Dunn, Arline Judge, Raymond Walburn, Rosina Lawrence

46. El rey de los Gitanos (1933)

Passed | 82 min | Music, Romance

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Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: José Mojica, Rosita Moreno, Julio Villarreal, Romualdo Tirado

47. Why Girls Go Back Home (1926)

Passed | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Marie Downey (Patsy Ruth Miller), a trusting country girl falls in love with a touring stage-actor, Clifford Dudley (Clive Brook),and becomes a chorus girl as he becomes a matinée idol on old Broadway.

Director: James Flood | Stars: Patsy Ruth Miller, Clive Brook, Jane Winton, Myrna Loy

48. Carnival Queen (1937)

Approved | 66 min | Crime, Romance

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Director: Nate Watt | Stars: Robert Wilcox, Dorothea Kent, Hobart Cavanaugh, G. Pat Collins

49. Come Closer, Folks (1936)

Passed | 61 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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A fast-talking Pitchman,Jim Keene, working the con-games on the streets, works himself up into an executive position of a large department store, with the aide of his shill, Mae. But the ... See full summary »

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: James Dunn, Marian Marsh, Wynne Gibson, George McKay

Votes: 7

50. The Life of Riley (1927)

70 min | Comedy

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Elmdale's police chief Meyer and fire chief Riley are both after Penelope, a well-off widow. They both escort her to the local circus/carnival. Meanwhile, Montague--a con artist and ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Charles Murray, George Sidney, Stephen Carr, June Marlowe



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