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1. 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

2. Spread (2009)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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43 Metascore

A sex comedy centered on a serial womanizer and his jilted lover.

Writers: Jason Hall, Paul Kolsby | Director: David Mackenzie | Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Anne Heche, Margarita Levieva, Sebastian Stan

3. 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

4. Harlem Nights (1989)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.8
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16 Metascore

"Sugar" Ray is the owner of an illegal casino, who contend with the pressures of vicious gangster and corrupt policemen who want to see him go out of business. In the world of organized ... See full summary »

Writer: Eddie Murphy | Director: Eddie Murphy | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx, Danny Aiello

5. 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

6. Bandits (2001)

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

6.6
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60 Metascore

Two bank robbers fall in love with the girl they've kidnapped.

Writer: Harley Peyton | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Cate Blanchett, Troy Garity

7. Curly Sue (1991)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.6
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A homeless man and his young companion who survive by conning people meet a woman who may need them even more than they need her.

Writer: John Hughes | Director: John Hughes | Stars: James Belushi, Kelly Lynch, Alisan Porter, John Getz

8. Gambit (1966)

Approved | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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An English cat burglar needs a Eurasian dancer's help to pull off the perfect heist, but even the most foolproof schemes have a way of backfiring.

Writers: Jack Davies, Alvin Sargent, Sidney Carroll | Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Michael Caine, Herbert Lom, Roger C. Carmel

9. The Last Seduction (1994)

R | 110 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

7.1
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85 Metascore

A devious sexpot steals her husband's drug money and hides out in a small town where she meets the perfect dupe for her next scheme.

Writer: Steve Barancik | Director: John Dahl | Stars: Linda Fiorentino, Peter Berg, Bill Pullman, Michael Raysses

10. The Grifters (1990)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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86 Metascore

A small-time conman has torn loyalties between his estranged mother and new girlfriend--both of whom are high-stakes grifters with their own angles to play.

Writers: Jim Thompson, Donald E. Westlake | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Anjelica Huston, John Cusack, Annette Bening, Jan Munroe

11. Jean de Florette (1986)

PG | 120 min | Drama

8.1
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A greedy landowner and his backward nephew conspire to block the only water source for an adjoining property in order to bankrupt the owner and force him to sell.

Writers: Claude Berri, Gérard Brach, Marcel Pagnol | Director: Claude Berri | Stars: Yves Montand, Gérard Depardieu, Daniel Auteuil, Elisabeth Depardieu

12. Out to Sea (1997)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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A failed gambler, intent on meeting a rich widow, tricks his widowed brother-in-law into boarding a cruise ship as dance hosts.

Writer: Robert Nelson Jacobs | Director: Martha Coolidge | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Dyan Cannon, Gloria DeHaven

13. House of Games (1987)

R | 102 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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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.

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

14. Deadfall (1993)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama

3.7
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After he accidentally kills his father, Mike, during a sting, Joe tries to carry out Mike's dying wish by recovering valuables that Mike's twin brother Lou stole from him years earlier. But... See full summary »

Writers: Christopher Coppola, Nick Vallelonga | Director: Christopher Coppola | Stars: Michael Biehn, Sarah Trigger, Nicolas Cage, James Coburn

15. Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)

Unrated | 133 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.7
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An aging, reclusive southern belle, plagued by a horrifying family secret, descends into madness after the arrival of a lost relative.

Writers: Henry Farrell, Lukas Heller | Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Joseph Cotten, Agnes Moorehead

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").

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

17. The Bedtime Story (1964)

99 min | Comedy

6.9
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The story of two gigolos who vie to see which is the best at their profession.

Writers: Stanley Shapiro, Paul Henning | Director: Ralph Levy | Stars: Marlon Brando, David Niven, Shirley Jones, Dody Goodman

18. Still Breathing (1997)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Two lost souls: she a con-artist in L.A.; he a puppeteer in San Antonio have the same dream linking each with the other. He travels to L.A. to find this woman he has become obsessed with. ... See full summary »

Writer: James F. Robinson | Director: James F. Robinson | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Joanna Going, Lou Rawls, Steven Lambert

19. The Dirty Mind of Young Sally (1973)

95 min | Comedy

5.6
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Sally McGuire is a buxom pirate radio host. The police is after her when she has live sex with her technician Toby, and later with a competition winner. Not knowing it's her, Sgt. Dimwittle is tricked to have live sex with her too.

Writer: Bethel Buckalew | Director: Bethel Buckalew | Stars: Colleen Brennan, George 'Buck' Flower, Norman Fields, James Mathers

20. Twenty Bucks (1993)

R | 91 min | Drama

6.4
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A story about the life of a twenty dollar bill as it weaves in and out of the various lives of several people.

Writers: Leslie Bohem, Endre Bohem | Director: Keva Rosenfeld | Stars: Linda Hunt, Brendan Fraser, Elisabeth Shue, David Rasche

21. Once Upon a Time (1944)

89 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.1
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A cash-strapped theater producer promotes a nine-year-old boy's dancing caterpillar.

Writers: Lewis Meltzer, Oscar Saul, Irving Fineman, Norman Corwin, Lucille Fletcher | Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Cary Grant, Janet Blair, James Gleason, Ted Donaldson

22. Midnight (1939)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

7.9
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A chorus girl, stranded in Paris, is "set up" by a millionaire to break up his wife's affair with another man.

Writers: Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, Edwin Justus Mayer, Franz Schulz | Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, John Barrymore, Francis Lederer

23. The Toast of New York (1937)

Approved | 109 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Notorious robber baron financier Jim Fisk, who makes and loses fortunes, tries to corner the gold market as well as the heart of a beautiful actress.

Writers: Dudley Nichols, John Twist, Joel Sayre, Bouck White, Matthew Josephson | Directors: Rowland V. Lee, Alexander Hall | Stars: Edward Arnold, Cary Grant, Frances Farmer, Jack Oakie

24. The Baltimore Bullet (1980)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.9
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A tale of two hustlers trying to set up a big game.

Writers: John Brascia, Robert Vincent O'Neill | Director: Robert Ellis Miller | Stars: James Coburn, Omar Sharif, Bruce Boxleitner, Ronee Blakley

25. A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966)

Approved | 95 min | Western

7.4
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Comedy western in which a traveler bets more money than he can afford in a poker game, and unusual events follow.

Writer: Sidney Carroll | Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Henry Fonda, Joanne Woodward, Jason Robards, Paul Ford

26. The Double McGuffin (1979)

PG | 101 min | Mystery, Family

6.4
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Some school kids stumble across a briefcase full of money, when they go back for it, they find a body instead. When they bring the police, neither is there, and the police refuses to ... See full summary »

Writer: Joe Camp | Director: Joe Camp | Stars: Ernest Borgnine, George Kennedy, Elke Sommer, Ed 'Too Tall' Jones

27. You Can't Cheat an Honest Man (1939)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy

7.3
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Larson E. Whipsnade runs a seedy circus which is perpetually in debt. His performers give him nothing but trouble, especially Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy. Meanwhile, Whipsnade's son ... See full summary »

Writers: George Marion Jr., Richard Mack, Everett Freeman, W.C. Fields | Directors: George Marshall, Edward F. Cline | Stars: W.C. Fields, Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson

28. Hold Your Man (1933)

Passed | 87 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Ruby falls in love with small-time con man Eddie. During a botched blackmail scheme, Eddie accidentally kills the man they were setting up. Eddie takes off and Ruby is sent to a reformatory for two years.

Writers: Anita Loos, Howard Emmett Rogers | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Jean Harlow, Clark Gable, Stuart Erwin, Dorothy Burgess

29. Impulse (1974)

PG | 82 min | Horror, Thriller

4.9
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A paranoid, leisure-suit-wearing conman/gigolo named Matt Stone seduces lonely women, bilks them of their savings via an investment scam, then kills them. When he begins seeing an ... See full summary »

Writer: Tony Crechales | Director: William Grefe | Stars: William Shatner, Ruth Roman, Jennifer Bishop, Kim Nicholas

30. Swindled (2004)

110 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

6.9
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In a flashback, Ernesto, a young con man, tells us how he got to the edge of a big score: childhood in an orphanage, youthful smash-and-grab burglaries until his partner is caught, then ... See full summary »

Writers: Miguel Bardem, Carlos Martín | Director: Miguel Bardem | Stars: Ernesto Alterio, Victoria Abril, Federico Luppi, Manuel Alexandre

31. Hard to Handle (1933)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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Small time con artist Lefty Merrill has co-organized a crooked dance marathon and set-up his girlfriend to win the prize money. When his partner disappears with money before the contest is ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Lord, Wilson Mizner, Houston Branch | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: James Cagney, Mary Brian, Allen Jenkins, Ruth Donnelly

32. Private Detective 62 (1933)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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A discredited diplomat accidentally finds work with a seedy private detective. The diplomat's ethics later bump up against the detective's illegal methods after their new partnership is ... See full synopsis »

Writers: Rian James, Raoul Whitfield | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: William Powell, Margaret Lindsay, Ruth Donnelly, Gordon Westcott

33. Man of the World (1931)

74 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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A young American girl visits Paris accompanied by her fiancee and her wealthy uncle. There she meets and is romanced by a worldly novelist; what she doesn't know is that he is a blackmailer who is using her to get to her uncle.

Writer: Herman J. Mankiewicz | Directors: Richard Wallace, Edward Goodman | Stars: William Powell, Carole Lombard, Wynne Gibson, Lawrence Gray

34. Once Upon a Time (2008)

110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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Seoul, in the 1940s, under the Japanese rule. A Diamond, the national soul, "The light of East" on the legend appears... See full synopsis »

Writers: Seong-il Cheon, Yong-ki Jeong | Director: Yong-ki Jeong | Stars: Kil-Kang Ahn, Hie-bong Jo, Eung-soo Kim, Su-hyeon Kim

35. Chow Hound (1951)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.4
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A perpetually-hungry dog has a great scheme going: planting a cat in different houses and bullying it out the food its "owners" give it. But he keeps getting hungrier and hungrier, and the cat keeps forgetting the gravy.

Writer: Michael Maltese | Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet, Stan Freberg, John T. Smith

36. Play Girl (1941)

Passed | 75 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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The fascinating Grace Herbert has many years' experience as a professional gold-digger. Her finances at a low ebb, she finds her mature beauty less effective than of yore, and takes on ... See full summary »

Writer: Jerome Cady | Director: Frank Woodruff | Stars: Kay Francis, James Ellison, Mildred Coles, Nigel Bruce

37. Gokudo zangeroku (1998)

97 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Small-time con man, Jiro (Shunsuke Matsuoka), makes his living tricking small businesses out of large sums of money. In the process he acquires a helpmate Kumiko, a refugee from her ... See full summary »

Writer: Hitoshi Ishikawa | Director: Rokuro Mochizuki | Stars: Yoshiaki Fujita, Masayuki Hidaka, Shôhei Hino, Mika Horii

38. Dangerous Money (1924)

60 min | Drama

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Writers: Julie Herne, Robert Herrick, John Russell | Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Bebe Daniels, Tom Moore, William Powell, Dolores Cassinelli

39. The Jim Rose Circus Sideshow (1993 Video)

35 min | Short, Documentary

7.4
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February 5, 1993, in front of a standing room-only-crowd at Seattle's Moore Theatre, impresario Jim Rose performs his own odd tricks - putting a screwdriver up his nose, pounding a nail ... See full summary »

Directors: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris | Stars: Bébé the Circus Queen, Tim Cridland, Matt 'The Tube' Crowley, Jim Rose

40. Light Fantastic (1964)

85 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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In this romantic drama, a plain, lonely secretary wins three dance lessons. Her handsome instructor tells her that she is quite talented and cons her into signing a long-term contract. She ... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph Hochstein, Robert McCarty | Director: Robert McCarty | Stars: Dolores McDougal, Barry Bartle, Jean Shepherd, Lesley Woods

41. Adventurer (1942)

116 min | Adventure, History

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Writers: Nils Ferlin, Torsten Flodén | Director: Gunnar Olsson | Stars: Sture Lagerwall, Ingrid Backlin, Margit Manstad, Wiktor Andersson

42. Ebberöds bank (1935)

87 min | Comedy

4.7
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The poor tailor of Ebberöd is visited by his American cousin, John Andrews. He brings a bag, and the local gossip has it that he has brought 20 million with him. The tailor, the miller and ... See full summary »

Writers: Axel Breidahl, Axel Frische, Sigurd Wallén | Director: Sigurd Wallén | Stars: Sigurd Wallén, Birgit Tengroth, Bengt Djurberg, Eric Abrahamsson

43. Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003– )
Episode: Numbers (2006)

TV-MA | Comedy, Documentary

7.0
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Penn and Teller look at how numbers can be made to mean just about anything.

Creators: Randall Moldave, Eric Small | Directors: Star Price, Scott Firestone, Tim Rogan, Chip Selby, David Wechter | Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, Joel Best, George W. Bush