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1. 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

Votes: 32,345 | Gross: $0.25M

2. 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

Votes: 44,104 | Gross: $40.33M

3. 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

Votes: 5,706 | Gross: $4.84M

4. Hustle (2004–2012)

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

Votes: 19,276

5. Harlem Nights (1989)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.9
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16 Metascore

During the 1920s, a New York illegal gambling house owner and his associates must deal with strong competition, gangsters and corrupt cops in order to stay in business.

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

Votes: 14,335 | Gross: $60.86M

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

Votes: 56,939 | Gross: $41.52M

7. 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

Votes: 20,797 | Gross: $13.45M

8. The Last Seduction (1994)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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

Votes: 15,941 | Gross: $6.14M

9. Curly Sue (1991)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.7
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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

Votes: 16,719 | Gross: $33.69M

10. 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

Votes: 38,098 | Gross: $1.22M

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

Unrated | 133 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

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

Votes: 8,596

12. House of Games (1987)

R | 102 min | Crime, 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

Votes: 16,561 | Gross: $2.59M

13. 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

Votes: 19,686 | Gross: $4.94M

14. 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

Votes: 6,114 | Gross: $27.97M

15. 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

Votes: 2,264

16. Bedtime Story (1964)

99 min | Comedy

6.8
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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

Votes: 1,066

17. Seize the Day (1986)

Unrated | 93 min | Drama

6.1
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Tommy Wilhelm (Robin Williams) is a salesman. An honest, hard-working guy who has lost his job, his girlfriend, and left part of his sanity behind as he heads to New York to pick up the ... See full summary »

Writers: Saul Bellow, Ronald Ribman | Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Robin Williams, Richard B. Shull, David Bickford, Glenne Headly

Votes: 958

18. Gambit (1966)

Approved | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

7.1
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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

Votes: 3,540

19. 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

Votes: 1,951 | Gross: $0.21M

20. Twenty Bucks (1993)

R | 91 min | Comedy, 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

Votes: 3,118

21. 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

Votes: 2,971

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

Votes: 3,496

23. 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

Votes: 690

24. 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

Votes: 455

25. The Double McGuffin (1979)

PG | 101 min | Mystery, Family

6.5
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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

Votes: 283

26. The Dirty Mind of Young Sally (1973)

95 min | Comedy

5.5
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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

Votes: 158

27. The Baltimore Bullet (1980)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.0
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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, Ronee Blakley, Bruce Boxleitner

Votes: 363

28. 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

Votes: 1,223

29. 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

Votes: 723

30. 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

Votes: 341

31. 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

Votes: 857

32. 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

Votes: 391

33. 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

Votes: 198

34. Once Upon a Time (2008)

110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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Set during the final days of the Japanese occupation of Korea, an adventurer and a jazz singer team up to steal a priceless diamond.

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

Votes: 225

35. Private Detective 62 (1933)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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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

Votes: 279

36. Chow Hound (1951)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.5
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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

Votes: 255

37. The Jim Rose Circus Sideshow (1993 Video)

35 min | Short, Documentary

7.3
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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

Votes: 63

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. Gokudo zangeroku (1998)

97 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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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

Votes: 39

40. 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

41. Light Fantastic (1964)

85 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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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

Votes: 17

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

Votes: 26

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

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Documentary

6.8
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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

Votes: 76