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The Con (1998)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | TV Movie 4 March 1998
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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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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4 March 1998 (USA)  »

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Surprisingly watchable!
10 May 2000 | by (Port Elizabeth, South Africa) – See all my reviews

I was pleasantly surprised with this movie, as I was waiting for South Park to start directly after it & the TV was only on as background noise.

It's a lovely story of a con-woman in trouble who's life is changed when she tries to con a garage mechanic out of his inheritance (William H. Macy starts out looking like Garth from the Wayne's World series!). Despite the predictable ending, the movie is very watchable & can hold it's own with the likes of the big-budget Notting Hill, etc.


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