Most Popular "Con Trick" Titles
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4. Harlem Nights (1989)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
"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 »
5. Diggstown (1992)
R | 98 min | Drama, Sport
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 »
8. Gambit (1966)
Approved | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
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.
9. The Last Seduction (1994)
R | 110 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama
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.
10. The Grifters (1990)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
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.
11. Jean de Florette (1986)
PG | 120 min | Drama
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.
12. Out to Sea (1997)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Romance
A failed gambler, intent on meeting a rich widow, tricks his widowed brother-in-law into boarding a cruise ship as dance hosts.
13. House of Games (1987)
R | 102 min | Crime, Mystery, 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.
14. Deadfall (1993)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama
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 »
15. Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)
Unrated | 133 min | Mystery, Thriller
An aging, reclusive southern belle, plagued by a horrifying family secret, descends into madness after the arrival of a lost relative.
16. 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").
18. Still Breathing (1997)
PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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 »
19. The Dirty Mind of Young Sally (1973)
95 min | Comedy
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.
21. Once Upon a Time (1944)
89 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A cash-strapped theater producer promotes a nine-year-old boy's dancing caterpillar.
22. Midnight (1939)
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Romance
A chorus girl, stranded in Paris, is "set up" by a millionaire to break up his wife's affair with another man.
23. The Toast of New York (1937)
Approved | 109 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
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.
26. The Double McGuffin (1979)
PG | 101 min | Mystery, Family
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 »
27. You Can't Cheat an Honest Man (1939)
Approved | 79 min | Comedy
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 »
28. Hold Your Man (1933)
Passed | 87 min | Drama, Romance
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.
29. Impulse (1974)
PG | 82 min | Horror, Thriller
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 »
30. Swindled (2004)
110 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama
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 »
31. Hard to Handle (1933)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Romance
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 »
32. Private Detective 62 (1933)
Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
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 »
33. Man of the World (1931)
74 min | Drama, Romance
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.
34. Once Upon a Time (2008)
110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Seoul, in the 1940s, under the Japanese rule. A Diamond, the national soul, "The light of East" on the legend appears... See full synopsis »
35. Chow Hound (1951)
7 min | Family, Animation, Short
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.
36. Play Girl (1941)
Passed | 75 min | Comedy, Romance
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 »
37. Gokudo zangeroku (1998)
97 min | Crime, Drama
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 »
39. The Jim Rose Circus Sideshow (1993 Video)
35 min | Short, Documentary
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 »
40. Light Fantastic (1964)
85 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
42. Ebberöds bank (1935)
87 min | Comedy
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 »
Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003– )
TV-MA | Comedy, Documentary
Penn and Teller look at how numbers can be made to mean just about anything.