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1. American Hustle (2013)

R | 138 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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90 Metascore

A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia.

Writers: Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell | Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence

2. Bad Santa (2003)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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70 Metascore

A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot.

Writers: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa | Director: Terry Zwigoff | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Bernie Mac, Lauren Graham, John Ritter

3. The Big Lebowski (1998)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Crime

8.2
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69 Metascore

"The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.

Writers: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi

4. Third Person (2013)

R | 137 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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37 Metascore

Three interlocking love stories involving three couples in three cities: Rome, Paris, and New York.

Writer: Paul Haggis | Director: Paul Haggis | Stars: Liam Neeson, Mila Kunis, Adrien Brody, Olivia Wilde

5. Catch Me If You Can (2002)

PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.0
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76 Metascore

A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr., who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars' worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor.

Writers: Jeff Nathanson, Frank Abagnale Jr., Stan Redding | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen

6. Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)

PG | 130 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.4
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44 Metascore

A small-time magician is swept away to an enchanted land and is forced into a power struggle between three witches.

Writers: Mitchell Kapner, David Lindsay-Abaire, L. Frank Baum | Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: James Franco, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz, Mila Kunis

7. Leverage (2008–2012)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

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

Creators: Chris Downey, John Rogers | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Gina Bellman, Christian Kane, Beth Riesgraf

8. Anastasia (1997)

G | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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59 Metascore

The last surviving child of the Russian Royal Family joins two con men to reunite with her grandmother, the Dowager Empress, while the undead Rasputin seeks her death.

Writers: Susan Gauthier, Bruce Graham, Bob Tzudiker, Noni White, Eric Tuchman | Directors: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman | Stars: Meg Ryan, John Cusack, Christopher Lloyd, Kelsey Grammer

9. Ocean's Eleven (2001)

PG-13 | 116 min | Crime, Thriller

7.8
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74 Metascore

Danny Ocean and his eleven accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously.

Writers: George Clayton Johnson, Jack Golden Russell, Harry Brown, Charles Lederer, Ted Griffin | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Matt Damon

10. The Three Musketeers (2011)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.8
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35 Metascore

The hot-headed young D'Artagnan along with three former legendary but now down on their luck Musketeers must unite and defeat a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war.

Writers: Alex Litvak, Andrew Davies, Alexandre Dumas père | Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Logan Lerman, Matthew Macfadyen, Ray Stevenson, Milla Jovovich

11. The Two Faces of January (2014)

PG-13 | 96 min | Thriller

6.2
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66 Metascore

A thriller centered on a con artist, his wife, and a stranger who flee Athens after one of them is caught up in the death of a private detective.

Writers: Hossein Amini, Patricia Highsmith | Director: Hossein Amini | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Kirsten Dunst, Oscar Isaac, Daisy Bevan

12. Ocean's Twelve (2004)

PG-13 | 125 min | Crime, Thriller

6.4
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58 Metascore

Daniel Ocean recruits one more team member so he can pull off three major European heists in this sequel to Ocean's 11.

Writers: George Nolfi, George Clayton Johnson, Jack Golden Russell | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Catherine Zeta-Jones

13. The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)

PG-13 | 123 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

6.9
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65 Metascore

A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting.

Writers: Terry Gilliam, Charles McKeown | Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Lily Cole, Heath Ledger, Andrew Garfield

14. Jackie Brown (1997)

R | 154 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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64 Metascore

A flight attendant becomes a key figure in a plot between the police and an arms dealer.

Writers: Quentin Tarantino, Elmore Leonard | Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Pam Grier, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Forster, Bridget Fonda

15. Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (2012–2013)

22 min | Comedy

7.2
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Chloe is a New York party girl with the morals of a pirate who bullies and causes trouble for her naive small town roommate June.

Creator: Nahnatchka Khan | Stars: Krysten Ritter, Dreama Walker, Michael Blaiklock, Eric André

16. Ocean's Thirteen (2007)

PG-13 | 122 min | Crime, Thriller

6.9
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62 Metascore

Danny Ocean rounds up the boys for a third heist, after casino owner Willy Bank double-crosses one of the original eleven, Reuben Tishkoff.

Writers: Brian Koppelman, David Levien, George Clayton Johnson, Jack Golden Russell | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Michael Mantell

17. Kingpin (1996)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Sport

6.9
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43 Metascore

A star bowler whose career was prematurely "cut off" hopes to ride a new prodigy to success and riches.

Writers: Barry Fanaro, Mort Nathan | Directors: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid, Bill Murray, Vanessa Angel

18. A Serbian Film (2010)

NC-17 | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.4
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An aging porn star agrees to participate in an "art film" in order to make a clean break from the business, only to discover that he has been drafted into making a pedophilia and necrophilia themed snuff film.

Writers: Aleksandar Radivojevic, Srdjan Spasojevic | Director: Srdjan Spasojevic | Stars: Srdjan Todorovic, Sergej Trifunovic, Jelena Gavrilovic, Slobodan Bestic

19. The Brothers Grimm (2005)

PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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51 Metascore

Will and Jake Grimm are traveling con-artists who encounter a genuine fairy-tale curse which requires true courage instead of their usual bogus exorcisms.

Writer: Ehren Kruger | Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Matt Damon, Heath Ledger, Monica Bellucci, Petr Ratimec

20. The Nut Job (I) (2014)

PG | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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37 Metascore

An incorrigibly self-serving exiled squirrel finds himself helping his former park brethren raid a nut store to survive, that is also the front for a human gang's bank robbery.

Writers: Lorne Cameron, Peter Lepeniotis, Robert Reece, Daniel Woo | Director: Peter Lepeniotis | Stars: Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser, Liam Neeson, Katherine Heigl

21. Striptease (1996)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

4.2
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A stripper and single mother gets dragged into a dangerous situation after a congressman takes a fancy to her.

Writers: Carl Hiaasen, Andrew Bergman | Director: Andrew Bergman | Stars: Demi Moore, Burt Reynolds, Armand Assante, Ving Rhames

22. The Sting (1973)

PG | 129 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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In 1930s Chicago, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker.

Writer: David S. Ward | Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw, Charles Durning

23. Wall Street (1987)

R | 126 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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56 Metascore

A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider who takes the youth under his wing.

Writers: Stanley Weiser, Oliver Stone | Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Michael Douglas, Tamara Tunie, Franklin Cover

24. Tommy Boy (1995)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy

7.0
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An incompetent, immature, and dimwitted heir to an auto parts factory must save the business to keep it out of the hands of his new, con-artist relatives and big business.

Writers: Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner | Director: Peter Segal | Stars: Chris Farley, David Spade, Brian Dennehy, Bo Derek

25. The Score (2001)

R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Romance

6.8
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71 Metascore

An aging thief hopes to retire and live off his ill-gotten wealth when a young kid convinces him into doing one last heist.

Writers: Daniel E. Taylor, Kario Salem, Lem Dobbs, Scott Marshall Smith | Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Robert De Niro, Edward Norton, Marlon Brando, Angela Bassett

26. Heartbreakers (2001)

PG-13 | 123 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.2
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47 Metascore

A mother and daughter con team seduce and scam wealthy men.

Writers: Robert Dunn, Paul Guay, Stephen Mazur | Director: David Mirkin | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Gene Hackman, Ray Liotta

27. Roman Holiday (1953)

Not Rated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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76 Metascore

A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome.

Writers: Ian McLellan Hunter, John Dighton, Dalton Trumbo | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert, Hartley Power

28. I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)

R | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

6.7
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65 Metascore

A cop turns con man once he comes out of the closet. Once imprisoned, he meets the second love of his life, whom he'll stop at nothing to be with.

Writers: John Requa, Glenn Ficarra, Steve McVicker | Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa | Stars: Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor, Leslie Mann, Rodrigo Santoro

29. Street Fighter (1994)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

3.7
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Col. Guile and various other martial arts heroes fight against the tyranny of Dictator M. Bison and his cohorts.

Writer: Steven E. de Souza | Director: Steven E. de Souza | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Raul Julia, Ming-Na Wen, Damian Chapa

30. Red Lights (2012)

R | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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36 Metascore

Psychologist Margaret Matheson and her assistant study paranormal activity, which leads them to investigate a world-renowned psychic who has resurfaced years after his toughest critic mysteriously passed away.

Writer: Rodrigo Cortés | Director: Rodrigo Cortés | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Robert De Niro, Cillian Murphy, Elizabeth Olsen

31. Revolver (2005)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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25 Metascore

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

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

32. Midnight Cowboy (1969)

X | 113 min | Drama

8.0
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A naive prostitute and his sickly friend struggle to survive on the streets of New York City.

Writers: Waldo Salt, James Leo Herlihy | Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles, John McGiver

33. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Crime

7.3
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68 Metascore

Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of $50,000 first.

Writers: Dale Launer, Stanley Shapiro, Paul Henning | Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Steve Martin, Michael Caine, Glenne Headly, Anton Rodgers

34. Extract (2009)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.2
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61 Metascore

Joel, the owner of an extract plant, tries to contend with myriad personal and professional problems, such as his potentially unfaithful wife and employees who want to take advantage of him.

Writer: Mike Judge | Director: Mike Judge | Stars: Jason Bateman, Kristen Wiig, Ben Affleck, Mila Kunis

35. The Color of Money (1986)

R | 119 min | Drama, Sport

7.0
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Fast Eddie Felson teaches a cocky but immensely talented protégé the ropes of pool hustling, which in turn inspires him to make an unlikely comeback.

Writers: Walter Tevis, Richard Price | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Paul Newman, Tom Cruise, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Helen Shaver

36. 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.

Writers: Eric Garcia, Nicholas Griffin, Ted Griffin | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Alison Lohman, Sam Rockwell, Bruce Altman

37. Mean Streets (1973)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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A small-time hood struggles to succeed on the "mean streets" of Little Italy.

Writers: Martin Scorsese, Mardik Martin | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, David Proval, Amy Robinson

38. The Road to El Dorado (2000)

PG | 89 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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51 Metascore

Two swindlers get their hands on a map to the fabled city of gold, El Dorado.

Writers: Terry Rossio, Ted Elliott, Karey Kirkpatrick | Directors: Bibo Bergeron, Will Finn, Don Paul, David Silverman, Jeffrey Katzenberg | Stars: Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh, Rosie Perez, Armand Assante

39. Hustle (2004– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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

Creator: Tony Jordan | Stars: Robert Glenister, Robert Vaughn, Rob Jarvis, Adrian Lester

40. Porky's (1982)

R | 94 min | Comedy

6.1
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40 Metascore

Set in 1954, a group of Florida high schoolers seek out to help a buddy lose his virginity, which leads them to seek revenge on a sleazy nightclub owner and his redneck sheriff brother for harassing them.

Writer: Bob Clark | Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Dan Monahan, Mark Herrier, Wyatt Knight, Roger Wilson

41. The Gift (2000)

R | 111 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.7
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62 Metascore

A woman with extrasensory perception is asked to help find a young woman who has disappeared.

Writers: Billy Bob Thornton, Tom Epperson | Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Katie Holmes, Keanu Reeves, Giovanni Ribisi

42. All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989)

G | 89 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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50 Metascore

A dog returns from the dead looking for revenge on his killer using an orphan girl who can talk to animals.

Writers: Don Bluth, Ken Cromar, Gary Goldman, Larry Leker, Linda Miller, Monica Parker, John Pomeroy, Guy Shulman, David J. Steinberg, David N. Weiss | Directors: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman, Dan Kuenster | Stars: Dom DeLuise, Burt Reynolds, Judith Barsi, Melba Moore

43. Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

G | 117 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.0
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An apprentice witch, three kids and a cynical conman search for the missing component to a magic spell useful to the defense of Britain.

Writers: Ralph Wright, Ted Berman, Bill Walsh, Don DaGradi, Mary Norton | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Angela Lansbury, David Tomlinson, Roddy McDowall, Sam Jaffe

44. Stuart Little 2 (2002)

PG | 77 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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66 Metascore

Stuart and Snowbell set out across town to rescue a friend.

Writers: E.B. White, Douglas Wick, Bruce Joel Rubin | Director: Rob Minkoff | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Geena Davis, Hugh Laurie, Jonathan Lipnicki

45. Body Heat (1981)

R | 113 min | Thriller

7.4
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78 Metascore

In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.

Writer: Lawrence Kasdan | Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Richard Crenna, Ted Danson

46. Maverick (1994)

PG | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.0
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Bret Maverick, needing money for a poker tournament, faces various comic mishaps and challenges, including a charming woman thief.

Writers: Roy Huggins, William Goldman | Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, James Garner, Graham Greene

47. White Men Can't Jump (1992)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

6.6
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Black and white basketball hustlers join forces to double their chances.

Writer: Ron Shelton | Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Woody Harrelson, Rosie Perez, Tyra Ferrell

48. My Best Friend's Girl (2008)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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34 Metascore

Tank faces the ultimate test of friendship when his best friend hires him to take his ex-girlfriend out on a lousy date in order to make her realize how great her former boyfriend is.

Writer: Jordan Cahan | Director: Howard Deutch | Stars: Kate Hudson, Dane Cook, Jason Biggs, Alec Baldwin

49. The Getaway (1972)

122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.5
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A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry.

Writers: Walter Hill, Jim Thompson | Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Steve McQueen, Ali MacGraw, Ben Johnson, Sally Struthers

50. Diggstown (1992)

R | 98 min | Drama, Sport

7.0
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Gabriel Caine has just been released from prison when he sets up a bet with a business man. The business man owns most of a boxing-mad town called Diggstown. The bet is that Gabe can find a... See full summary »

Writers: Leonard Wise, Steven McKay | Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: James Woods, Louis Gossett Jr., Bruce Dern, Oliver Platt