Most Popular Con Game Movies and TV Shows
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1. City of God (2002)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama
In the slums of Rio, two kids' paths diverge as one struggles to become a photographer and the other a kingpin.
Votes: 646,912 | Gross: $7.56M
2. Zootopia (2016)
PG | 108 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy.
Votes: 384,895 | Gross: $341.27M
3. Atomic Blonde (2017)
R | 115 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
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.
Votes: 151,038 | Gross: $51.57M
9. Paper Moon (1973)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 38,154 | Gross: $30.93M
10. Matchstick Men (2003)
PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 118,127 | Gross: $36.91M
13. Nicholas Nickleby (2002)
PG | 132 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-heartedly grasping uncle.
Votes: 10,869 | Gross: $1.59M
14. Confidence (2003)
R | 97 min | Crime, Thriller
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.
Votes: 32,346 | Gross: $12.21M
15. House of Games (1987)
R | 102 min | Crime, Thriller
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.
Votes: 18,895 | Gross: $2.59M
16. Nine Queens (2000)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Two con artists try to swindle a stamp collector by selling him a sheet of counterfeit rare stamps (the "nine queens").
Votes: 45,880 | Gross: $1.22M
17. The Grand Seduction (2013)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy
To survive, a dying Newfoundland fishing village must convince a young doctor to take up residence by any means necessary.
Votes: 14,466 | Gross: $3.41M
18. The Spanish Prisoner (1997)
PG | 110 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
An employee of a corporation with a lucrative secret process is tempted to betray it. But there's more to it than that.
Votes: 20,571 | Gross: $10.20M
19. The Lady Eve (1941)
Passed | 94 min | Comedy, Romance
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.
20. Fay Grim (2006)
R | 118 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller
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 ...
Votes: 3,945 | Gross: $0.13M
21. Moonrise (1948)
Passed | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Danny is being despised by his schoolmates because his father was accused to have killed another man and is condemned to the death penalty.
23. Dangerous Matrimony (2018)
82 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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 »
25. Last Rites (1988)
R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 950 | Gross: $0.43M
30. Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops (1955)
Approved | 80 min | Comedy
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.
32. Mercy Streets (2000)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Drama, Crime
Estranged twin brothers - one a con man, the other an Episcopal deacon - accidentally switch places... and find God in the process.
Votes: 493 | Gross: $0.17M
33. The Shanghai Spell (2002)
119 min | Drama, Mystery
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 »
34. Inside the Law (1942)
Passed | 62 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
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 »
36. Desperate Acts of Magic (2013)
Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy
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 »
37. Little Egypt (1951)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Drama
A belly dancer causes a scandal with her "suggestive" and "immoral" dancing at a Worlds Fair exhibition at the turn of the 20th century.
38. Wielki Szu (1983)
96 min | Action, Drama, Romance
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 »
39. Alias Mr. Twilight (1946)
Passed | 69 min | Crime, Drama
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 »
40. The M.O. Of M.I. (2002)
R | 90 min | Drama, Thriller
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.
41. Cheaters (1934)
Passed | 65 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
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.
43. Kôiki bôryoku: Ryuuketsu no shima (1969)
87 min | Action, Crime
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.
44. Table 47 (2015)
Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
45. Welcome Home (1935)
Approved | 73 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
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 »
47. Why Girls Go Back Home (1926)
Passed | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
49. Come Closer, Folks (1936)
Passed | 61 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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 »
50. The Life of Riley (1927)
70 min | Comedy
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 »