Most Popular "Con Game" Titles
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1. 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: 290,973 | Gross: $341.26M
2. City of God (2002)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama
Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.
Votes: 564,764 | Gross: $7.56M
8. Paper Moon (1973)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, 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.
9. Nicholas Nickleby (2002)
PG | 132 min | Drama, Romance
A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-heartedly grasping uncle.
Votes: 9,743 | Gross: $1.31M
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: 109,551 | Gross: $36.87M
12. 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: 12,336 | Gross: $3.41M
13. 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: 40,468 | Gross: $1.22M
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: 31,062 | 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: 17,148 | Gross: $2.59M
16. The Lady Eve (1941)
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Romance
A trio of classy card sharps targets the socially awkward heir to brewery millions for his money, until one of them falls in love with him.
17. 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: 19,181 | Gross: $10.20M
21. 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: 3,700 | Gross: $0.13M
22. 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: 838 | Gross: $0.43M
23. 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: 458 | Gross: $0.17M
25. 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.
27. Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops (1955)
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.
28. 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 »
29. 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 »
31. El embrujo de Shanghai (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 »
32. Table 47 (2015)
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.
33. Nastroyshchik (2004)
154 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
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.
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 »
35. 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.
36. 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 »
37. 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.
38. 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 »
39. Kôiki bôryoku: Ryuuketsu no shima (1969)
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.
40. 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. The Plot Thickens (1963 TV Movie)
30 min | Game-Show, Mystery
An unsold pilot for a game where four panelists in a set roughly resembling a court room sit opposite four suspects. They watch a film that runs about ten minutes showing a murder story. ... See full summary »
44. 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 »
45. Yaku san-jû no uso (2004)
100 min | Comedy, Mystery
"Yaku san-ju no uso", otherwise known as "Thirty Lies Or So", is about four men and two women who plot to defraud a mystery company. Each character tries to deceive the other out of the 70 ... See full summary »
46. 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 »
47. On the Level (1930)
Passed | 65 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Cocky Biff Williams, a high-rise iron worker, on his perch twenty-four stories above the New York City street, flirts with a beautiful woman, Lynn Crawford, in an office-window nearby. She ... See full summary »
50. Woman in Distress (1937)
Approved | 58 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A painting in the possession of an old lady, Phoebe Tuttle, is rumored to be a genuine Rembrandt, and Fred Stevens, ace reporter of the "Dispatch" newspaper, is sent to cover the story. The... See full summary »