Most Popular "Ponzi Scheme" Titles
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2. The Wizard of Lies (2017 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 133 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The fall of Bernie Madoff, whose Ponzi scheme robbed $65 billion from unsuspecting victims; the largest fraud in U.S. history.
3. Tower Heist (2011)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
When a group of hard-working guys find out they've fallen victim to their wealthy employer's Ponzi scheme, they conspire to rob his high-rise residence.
Votes: 120,356 | Gross: $78.05M
5. Madea's Witness Protection (2012)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A Wall Street investment banker who has been set up as the linchpin of his company's mob-backed Ponzi scheme is relocated with his family to Aunt Madea's southern home.
Votes: 9,148 | Gross: $65.65M
7. Stavisky... (1974)
PG | 120 min | Biography, Drama
Irrestisible charm and talent helps Serge Alexandre alias Stavisky, small-time swindler, to make friends with even most influential members of French industrial and political elite during ... See full summary »
9. Bodybuilder (2014)
100 min | Drama
Twenty year old Antoine has made enemies of a gang of young thugs, to whom he owes money. Fed up with his scams and petty crimes, his mother and older brother decide to send Antoine to his ... See full summary »
10. Chasing Madoff (2010)
Unrated | 91 min | Documentary
A look at how one investigator spent ten years trying to expose Bernie Madoff's massive Ponzi scheme that scammed an estimated $18 billion from investors.
11. The Man Who Would Be Polka King (2009)
69 min | Documentary, Crime, Music
A look at the rise and fall of band leader Jan Lewan, whose international Polka empire led to the greatest polka-related financial crime in history.
12. The Wild Scene (1970)
R | 96 min | Drama
Dr. Virginia Grant is a psychiatrist dealing with five case studies about the misguided, hedonistic, radical and naive youth and the generation gap between their hippie generation and that of their parents. The fifth story is her own.
13. Ripped Off: Madoff and the Scamming of America (2009 TV Movie)
The story of Bernie Madoff, his colossal confidence scam and how it both reflected and contributed to the 2008 economic crash.
14. Scam of the Century: Bernie Madoff's Crime & Punishment (2008 TV Movie)
CNBC examines the far-reaching and devastating effects of the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme. It talks to people who suspected that there was something wrong with the investment scheme and ... See full summary »
15. The Bear Feed: Michael Malice and Course Corrections (2018 Video)
60 min | News, Talk-Show
Owen Benjamin talks to author and columnist Michael Malice.
17. Think! Wouldn't Universal Basic Income Be Great for Society? (2018 Video)
37 min | Short, News
Archer (2009– )
A Going Concern
TV-MA | 21 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
After Malory is wiped out in a Ponzi scheme, she hatches a scheme of her own: selling ISIS to rival spy agency ODIN. Archer and the rest of the ISIS employees must use every trick in the book to try to stop the sale.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When a prominent historian is found dead, the prime suspects include his unfaithful wife and her lover, and his deadbeat brother who owes millions of dollars in crooked financial schemes.
Dateline NBC (1992– )
When a rising star attorney in South Florida is murdered, police investigate whether her death is connected to a web of fraud, betrayal and more than $1 billion in missing money. Dennis Murphy reports.
Chuck Versus the Zoom
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Now the head of his own spy agency, Chuck takes on a slick thief and an investor who has stolen money from dangerous criminals. Morgan aids Chuck in planning a surprise for Sarah. Jeff and Lester launch their latest scheme at the Buy More.
Downton Abbey (2010–2015)
TV-14 | 67 min | Drama, Romance
Change arrives in a big way for several key characters at Downton Abbey. A yearly cricket match with the village sees old scores settled and new plots are hatched.
TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy
The Fae are celebrating their holiest day called La Shoshain. In the middle of the partying at Trick's bar, a Banshee calls out the impending death of one of the people there. Bo becomes ... See full summary »
PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1996–2000)
45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Lindsay and Peter give contradictory accounts of why a man they were investigating went up in flames. Peter believes he was a drunk swinger who spontaneously combusted, while Lindsay believes he was a demon trying to take Peter's soul.
TV-PG | 43 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Shawn and Gus arrive at the scene of a plane crash in time to find that the pilot wants the duo to avenge his death - and the two proceed to investigate the man's pretentiously wealthy family.
Elementary (2012– )
TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When a hedge fund manager who was also running a Ponzi scheme is murdered, Holmes and Watson must determine which of his clients is guilty. Also, Sherlock contemplates sponsoring a fellow recovering addict.
The Border (2008–2010)
44 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When wealthy philanthropist Benjamin Herzog is murdered, the prime suspect is his financial advisor Cyrus Church. Church has engineered a massive Ponzi scheme to defraud his investors of ... See full summary »
Republic of Doyle (2010–2014)
No Rest for the Convicted
43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Jake must keep his loose-cannon bail benefactor in check while chasing a dodgy money trail; Leslie returns to work but with some conditions; Sloan's decisions force Jake into making a deal with the devil.
Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
TV-MA | 56 min | Crime, Drama, History
Van Alland remains suspicious of Sebso, the dying Commodore seeks a rapprochements with illegitimate son Jimmy, and Margaret leaves after a domestic argument with Nucky.
The Good Place (2016– )
TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Michael makes a plea; Eleanor looks to take the high road; Michael tries to pull a rabbit out of a hat.
Two and a Half Men (2003–2015)
That Darn Priest
TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Romance
Rose becomes wise to Alan's Ponzi scheme and threatens to tell his family--until Alan discovers the truth about Rose's "husband."
The Fairy Godparents Job
TV-PG | 44 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
To recover funds from an incarcerated investment banker, the team tries to help his introverted stepson.
Republic of Doyle (2010–2014)
The Fall of the Republic
44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
When Jake receives a mysterious late night call from Christian, he's not prepared for the scary crime scene he finds at the other end of the line; Mal is suddenly and seriously sidelined ... See full summary »
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005– )
The Great Recession
TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy
Mac and Dennis try to cut back Paddy's expenses by firing Dee and Charlie, and Frank figures out a clever way to keep the bar afloat.
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001–2008)
The Seed of Cunning
Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Lynley and Havers investigate the beating death of a doorkeeper at Parliament.
Two and a Half Men (2003–2015)
Three Hookers and a Philly Cheesesteak
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance
Alan's efforts to ask family for money to help promote his struggling chiropractic business turns into a Ponzi scheme, and Charlie continues to see Rose, still completely unaware that her "husband" is actually a mannequin.