Most Popular "Scam Artist" Titles
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1. Trainspotting (1996)
R | 94 min | Drama
Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
Votes: 522,914 | Gross: $16.50M
2. Catch Me If You Can (2002)
PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of Frank Abagnale Jr., before his 19th birthday, successfully forged millions of dollars' worth of checks while posing as a Pan Am pilot, a doctor, and legal prosecutor as a seasoned and dedicated FBI agent pursues him.
Votes: 597,905 | Gross: $164.44M
5. Seven Psychopaths (2012)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime
A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.
Votes: 198,524 | Gross: $14.99M
8. An Education (2009)
PG-13 | 100 min | Drama
A coming-of-age story about a teenage girl in 1960s suburban London, and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age.
Votes: 116,410 | Gross: $12.57M
10. Pacific Heights (1990)
R | 102 min | Thriller
A couple works hard to renovate their dream house and become landlords to pay for it. Unfortunately one of their tenants has plans of his own.
Votes: 14,959 | Gross: $29.38M
11. Cousin Bette (1998)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,236 | Gross: $1.20M
12. Futurama: Bender's Big Score (2007 Video)
Not Rated | 88 min | Animation, Comedy, Romance
Planet Express sees a hostile takeover and Bender falls into the hands of criminals where he is used to fulfill their schemes.
13. Bad Moon (1996)
R | 80 min | Horror
One man's struggle to contain the curse he hides within... and his last-ditch attempt to free himself with the love of family. But when it looks as if he is losing his battle, and ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,275 | Gross: $1.10M
14. The Wendell Baker Story (2005)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Luke Wilson plays a good-hearted ex-con who gets a job in a retirement hotel. Three elderly residents help him win back his girlfriend as he lends them a hand in fighting hotel corruption.
Votes: 5,257 | Gross: $0.13M
15. The Honeymoon Killers (1970)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
An obese, embittered nurse doesn't mind if her toupee-wearing boyfriend romances and fleeces other women, as long as he takes her along on his con jobs.
16. Death Defying Acts (2007)
PG | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
On a tour of Britain in 1926, Harry Houdini enters into a passionate affair with a psychic out to con the famous magician.
Votes: 8,777 | Gross: $0.00M
17. The Butterfly Room (2012)
87 min | Horror, Thriller
A reclusive and butterfly-obsessed elderly lady suffering from bipolar disorder develops a disturbing relationship with a mysterious but seemingly innocent youngster.
19. The Little Colonel (1935)
Approved | 81 min | Comedy, Family, Musical
After Southern belle Elizabeth Lloyd runs off to marry Yankee Jack Sherman, her father, a former Confederate colonel during the Civil War, vows to never speak to her again. Several years ... See full summary »
20. Buzzard (2014)
97 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
Paranoia forces small-time scam artist Marty to flee his hometown and hide out in a dangerous Detroit. With nothing but a pocket full of bogus checks, his Power Glove, and a bad temper, the horror metal slacker lashes out.
Votes: 1,380 | Gross: $0.01M
21. Dark Command (1940)
Approved | 94 min | Drama, Romance, Western
In Kansas, during the Civil War opposing pro-Union and pro-Confederate camps clash and visiting Texan Bob Seton runs afoul of William Cantrell's Raiders.
22. Love Is a Ball (1963)
111 min | Comedy, Romance
On the French Riviera, a professional matchmaker assisted by an American adventurer arranges for convenience marriages between titled impoverished aristocratic men and rich low-bred women.
24. Deep Crimson (1996)
114 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
The life of a man who preys on unsuspecting women for a living is changed when he finds an accomplice in the woman who loves and controls him.
25. The Strange Door (1951)
Approved | 81 min | Film-Noir, Horror, Thriller
Noble-born cad Denis (Stapley) has been tricked into a forced stay at the eerie manor of the Sire de Maletroit (Laughton), an evil madman who can't get over the death of his beloved, twenty... See full summary »
26. Children on Their Birthdays (2002)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
12 year old Lily Bobbit moves to Medda, Ala, and immediately makes an impression on the residents when she and her friends team up to outsmart a con man, the town is changed forever.
27. 'Twas the Night (2001 TV Movie)
TV-G | 84 min | Comedy, Family
A mischievous 14-year-old boy and his irresponsible uncle almost ruin Christmas when they decide to take Santa's new high-tech sleigh for a joyride.
28. Operation Snafu (1961)
89 min | Comedy, War
When he is pulled up in court for selling stuff on the street, Horace Pope says he was only doing it while waiting to enlist. The judge calls his bluff and forces him to sign up. Pope makes... See full summary »
31. Looking for Leonard (2002)
87 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Ted, his girlfriend Jo, and his brother Johnny are small-time robbers in Montreal. The brothers spend their time watching TV, while Jo rereads Leonard Cohen's novel "Beautiful Losers" and ... See full summary »
33. Yeol-se-sal soo-ah (2007)
95 min | Drama
13-year-old Soo-ah lives with her mother. After her father passed away a few years ago, her mother runs a diner to support their living, and she's always too busy to have much time taking ... See full summary »
34. Derren Brown: Miracles for Sale (2011 TV Special)
73 min | Documentary
Derren proves it is possible to take someone from the streets of the UK, and turn them into a faith healer in the USA. Along the way we learn how to scam people through faith healing.
36. Balls Up (1997 TV Movie)
93 min | Comedy
Jenny, a clever script assistant, lives with Geoff, recently returned to Toronto from Hollywood to direct a televised lottery show. Jenny comes up with a scheme for beating the lottery, ... See full summary »
37. Low Self-Esteem Girl (2000)
96 min | Comedy, Drama
A generous but gullible young woman is exploited sexually by a pot dealer and his clients. Meanwhile, a demon-possessed virgin falls in love with her but his Christian youth group pastor ... See full summary »
39. Long fu hu zi (1993)
94 min | Action, Comedy
Sammo is a single father / scam artist that uses his son in his scams. He's an alcoholic with gambling problems that likes to fight. He gets arrested and the woman who arrests him looks after his son while he's in jail.
40. The Big Sleaze (2010)
R | 105 min | Action, Comedy
Chuck Peterson is a young slacker with big dreams. Disowned by his family and ignored by his peers, he diligently pursues his dreams of writing a fantastic children's book to become famous ... See full summary »
41. Fighting Lady (1935)
Approved | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Dora Hart is a scheming $18-a-week stenographer who vamps a young realtor to hire her as his secretary on her quest to climb her way up the social ladder. She then leaves him for a crooked ... See full summary »
42. Trendsetters (2007)
12 min | Short, Comedy
A corporate con-artist deals with her overly helpful and somewhat disturbed secretary, as well as a potential target who turns out to be investigating the two of them.
44. Sheep in the Meadow (1939)
Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
The sheep are gazing in a rustic little meadow and their herder falls asleep. The wolf sneaks up, steals his horn and lures the sheep to his place, but they escape. But the wolf captures ... See full summary »
Dr. Phil (2002– )
"Fat Guy" Bikes Cross Country: To Save His Life or To Scam America?
TV-PG | Drama, Talk-Show
A man's attempt to bicycle across the U.S. is accused of being a money-making scam.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
After the CEO of a weapons company is stabbed in the groin in a parking garage, Benson and Stabler are forced to go undercover in a modern-day swingers club to get information about the possible suspects.
TV-PG | Comedy
A con man posing as a homeless person deceives everyone at the diner. In need of extra cash, Margaret takes on a second job, then regrets it.