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The Con (1998)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Drama  |  4 March 1998 (USA)
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A lonely gas station attendent in Mississippi falls in love with a con woman who wants to get her hands on an inheritance he doesn't know about.

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Edgar Wallace
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A lonely gas station attendent in Mississippi falls in love with a con woman who wants to get her hands on an inheritance he doesn't know about. Written by Anonymous

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How The Ultimate Scam Led To The Perfect Romance.

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Rated PG-13 for a scene of sensuality | See all certifications »
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A Surprisingly charming story!
15 August 1999 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

I wouldn't have watched this if I by a coincidence was seeing the start of it - telling that William H. Macy was both in it and one of the writers. I found the story fun and charming, a small little pearl in the ocean of bad movies. If you like a strange story with no difficulties, and love to see a town original getting a dream girl - this is a fun story most people loving film will be happy to have seen!


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