Most Popular Counterfeiter Movies and TV Shows
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1. Papillon (I) (2017)
R | 133 min | Adventure, Biography, Crime
Wrongfully convicted for murder, Henri Charriere forms an unlikely relationship with fellow inmate and quirky convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega, in an attempt to escape from the notorious penal colony on Devil's Island.
Votes: 37,923 | Gross: $2.34M
2. Papillon (1973)
R | 151 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.
Votes: 114,631 | Gross: $53.27M
3. Mister 880 (1950)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
Gentle romantic comedy about a Secret Service Agent trying to catch a cold case counterfeiter and a United Nations translator.
4. Dangerous Money (1946)
Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
A treasury agent on the trail of counterfeit money confides to fellow ocean liner passenger Charlie Chan that there have been two attempts on his life.
5. True Crime: Streets of LA (2003 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Loose cannon cop Nick Kang, suspended from the LAPD, becomes part of an elite police unit and defends the City of Angels from a plot involving the Chinese Triad and the Russian mob.
6. Naked Lies (1998)
R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama
FBI agent Cara Landry is sent on an undercover assignment to gather evidence on Damian Medina, a Mexican casino owner running a counterfeiting operation for the Cali drug cartel. With ... See full summary »
10. Treasury Men in Action (1950–1955)
30 min | Crime, Drama
A squad of Treasury Department agents, headed by "The Chief", go after counterfeiters and other criminals who commit crimes that fall under the Treasure Department's jurisdiction.
11. Target: Harry (1969)
GP | 85 min | Mystery, Thriller
Pilot Harry Black is hired to fly a man named Carlyle to Istanbul, where he's murdered. Now, mysterious Diane Reed and a local gangster, Rashi, are after Harry believing that he has the priceless plates Carlyle used to counterfeit money.
12. Boys' School (1938)
98 min | Drama, Mystery
In a college, three friends form a secret society. Their objective - going to America. A night, after one of their secret meetings, one of them see a man coming out from a wall. Then the ... See full summary »
13. Hideout in the Alps (1936)
75 min | Crime, Drama
A forger returns to his family when he leaves jail vowing to go straight. Although approached by an international counterfeiting gang he keeps his word only to find his nephew is in the ... See full summary »
14. Riding High (1943)
Passed | 88 min | Comedy, Music
In order to help her father get his silver mine running, a burlesque queen returns home to Arizona and gets a job as an enterainer at a dude ranch and runs into a romantic mining engineer and a counterfeiter.
15. 9 Souls (2003)
120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Nine convicts escape from prison; most are convicted murders. They commandeer a van from a strip club. Their plan is to find a stash of counterfeit money that a deranged cell mate told them... See full summary »
16. The Big Swindle (2004)
Not Rated | 116 min | Action, Crime
After being convicted for fraud, one month has passed since CHOI Chang-Hyuk's release from jail. But this time around he's got an elaborate plan cooked up. It's the biggest bank heist in ... See full summary »
17. Flashman (1967)
96 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Superhero Flashman--who is secretly a member of the British royal family--battles a host of villains and gangsters, including Mafia bank robbers and a gang of beautiful female counterfeiters.
18. I Escaped from the Gestapo (1943)
Approved | 75 min | Drama, Mystery
A forger is forced to work for a Nazi spy ring. His conscience gets the better of him, though, and he secretly conspires with the FBI to turn over the gang.
21. Shadowed (1946)
Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Fred J. Johnson (Lloyd Corrigan) scores a hole-in-one but his next drive, using the lucky, initialed golf ball, soars out of bounds and lands near a spot where some counterfeiters are ... See full summary »
22. The Mandarin Mystery (1936)
Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Two murders are committed and a $50,000 Chinese Mandarin stamp is stolen, tossed around and eventually recovered as an aggregation of costly-stamp counterfeiters are uncovered through the mastermind investigation by Ellery Queen.
24. Triple Deception (1956)
Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Due to his physical resemblance to criminal Steve Chancellor, seaman Larry Ellis is recruited by law enforcement to pose as Chancellor and infiltrate an organized crime ring in France.
25. Perilous Holiday (1946)
Passed | 89 min | Crime, Drama
Based on a "serial" story by Robert Carson that ran in the Saturday Evening Post, this tale of an international counterfeiting-ring operating in Mexico starts with Patrick Nevil (Pat ... See full summary »
26. Monkey Money (1966)
83 min | Comedy, Crime
Fulbert is a sidewalk artist who is duped into working for a counterfeiter. He accompanies a woman posing as a grieving widow on a trip to Spain in a hearse. Unaware she is the mistress of a notorious gangster, Fulbert is chased by thugs.
27. Blondie's Secret (1948)
Passed | 68 min | Comedy
The Bumsteads are trying to leave on their vacation but one thing after another (including Radcliffe stealing their luggage) is stopping them.
28. Secret Service of the Air (1939)
Approved | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Brass Bancroft and his sidekick Gabby Watters are recruited onto the secret service and go undercover to crack a ruthless gang that smuggles illegal aliens.
29. The Gray Horizon (1919)
Yano Masata, a struggling Japanese artist living in a mountainous area in America, refuses to tint counterfeit bonds for wealthy John Furthman. Yano's sister, O Haru San, comes from Japan ... See full summary »
30. My Husband Prefers Virgins (1975)
84 min | Drama
A married man with a son who has a passion for everything beautiful and pure has a weakness: young girls under twenty when he suspects they are virgins. So he falls in love, marries them and leaves them after the wedding night.
31. Too Many Winners (1947)
Approved | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Michael Shayne accepts an assignment to investigate a gang of pari-mutual race tickets counterfeiters over the protests of his secretary, Phyllis Hamilton, who wants him to join her on a ... See full summary »
32. Come on, Cowboys (1937)
Passed | 58 min | Action, Romance, Western
When the circus owner friend of the Mesquiteers is framed for counterfeiting by his unscrupulous partner, the trio pledges to maintain his interests and care for his young daughter.
33. Under Mexicali Stars (1950)
Approved | 67 min | Western
This film is so filled with modern trappings (1950's) and gimmicks that it appears to have been intended for Roy Rogers and is written in the typical take-no-prisoners style of toughness ... See full summary »
35. Trick (I) (2010)
95 min | Action
Kidnappers demand six million in ransom, but the United Nations does not negotiate with terrorists. One of the best counterfeiters is serving a lengthy prison term and the agent who arrested him needs his help.
36. Hubert the Smart Boy (1985)
86 min | Comedy, Crime
Hubert Hrabe, known as Smart Boy (Karel Hermánek), is a Prague dandy who is always skirting the edge of the law. Like every likable rogue, he has a worthy adversary - Police Inspector ... See full summary »
38. It's in the Bag (1936)
80 min | Comedy
Two porters come into some money and decide to open a nightclub. What they don't realize is that the money they came into belongs to a gang of counterfeiters who have mistaken them for ... See full summary »
39. Poor Little Peppina (1916)
48 min | Drama
A little girl is kidnapped by the Mafia in revenge for her father's help in capturing one of the mobsters. She is presumed dead, but in reality is spirited away to Italy, where she is ... See full summary »
40. Prairie Raiders (1947)
Passed | 54 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Steve Bolton, a Department of the Interior agent, has given young "Bronc" Masters a lease to 50,000 acres of range land. Several months later "Bronc" discovers a strange notice on the land,... See full summary »
41. Outlaw Country (1949)
Approved | 72 min | Action, Adventure, Western
The Marshal sends Lash and Fuzzy south of the border where McCord runs a smuggling operation. His chief henchman, known as the Frontier Phantom, is Lash's brother and it's not long before the two brothers meet.
44. Post Office Investigator (1949)
Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A young postman becomes involved in the theft of rare stamps featuring inverted images of the Statue of Liberty. Along the way he encounters attractive criminal Clara Kelso, double-crossing gang members, and Post Office Inspectors.
46. Bad Men of the Border (1945)
Approved | 55 min | Action, Drama, Music
U. S. Marshal Ted Cameron (Kirby Grant), masquerading as a bandit, robs a mail coach. Delores Mendoza (Armida), a passenger, is an agent for the Mexican government, assigned to investigate ... See full summary »
48. The Argyle Case (1917)
The story is that of the mysterious murder of John Argyle, a multi-millionaire, in the library of his home. Circumstances point toward Argyle's adopted daughter Mary, who is the beneficiary... See full summary »
49. F.B.I. 99 (1966 TV Movie)
Approved | 100 min
This is a shortened version of the 1945 Republic serial "Federal Operator 99," and was released in a syndication package to television in 1966.
50. The Amazing Mr. Nordill (1947)
11 min | Short, Crime, Mystery
In the mid-nineteenth century, Everett Nordill was a seemingly honest family man who doted on his wife and children. But in getting his children to perfect copying the signatures of others,... See full summary »