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1. Leverage (2008–2012)

TV-PG | 42 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.9
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A crew of high-tech crooks attempt to steal from wealthy criminals and corrupt businessmen.

Stars: Timothy Hutton, Gina Bellman, Christian Kane, Beth Riesgraf

Votes: 38,016

2. Catch Me If You Can (2002)

PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.1
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75 Metascore

A seasoned FBI agent pursues Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully forged millions of dollars' worth of checks while posing as a Pan Am pilot, a doctor, and a legal prosecutor.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen

Votes: 669,818 | Gross: $164.62M

3. Trainspotting (1996)

R | 94 min | Drama

8.2
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83 Metascore

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.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd

Votes: 564,511 | Gross: $16.50M

4. Saved by the Bell (1989–1992)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.0
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A close knit group of six friends try to make it through their teens while attending Bayside High School in Palisades, California.

Stars: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Mario Lopez, Dustin Diamond, Lark Voorhies

Votes: 27,621

5. An Education (2009)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama

7.3
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85 Metascore

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.

Director: Lone Scherfig | Stars: Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard, Alfred Molina, Olivia Williams

Votes: 120,527 | Gross: $12.57M

6. Seven Psychopaths (2012)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime

7.2
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66 Metascore

A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.

Director: Martin McDonagh | Stars: Colin Farrell, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Christopher Walken

Votes: 214,156 | Gross: $15.02M

7. Devil (2010)

PG-13 | 80 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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44 Metascore

A group of people are trapped in an elevator and the Devil is mysteriously amongst them.

Director: John Erick Dowdle | Stars: Chris Messina, Caroline Dhavernas, Bokeem Woodbine, Logan Marshall-Green

Votes: 117,968 | Gross: $33.58M

8. House of Lies (2012–2016)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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A subversive, scathing look at a self-loathing management consultant from a top-tier firm. Marty, a highly successful, cutthroat consultant is never above using any means (or anyone) necessary to get his clients the information they want.

Stars: Don Cheadle, Kristen Bell, Ben Schwartz, Josh Lawson

Votes: 22,084

9. Garden State (2004)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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67 Metascore

A quietly troubled young man returns home for his mother's funeral after being estranged from his family for a decade.

Director: Zach Braff | Stars: Zach Braff, Peter Sarsgaard, Natalie Portman, Ian Holm

Votes: 198,379 | Gross: $26.78M

10. Shut Eye (2016– )

Not Rated | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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Charlie Haverford is a scammer with a small chain of fortune-telling storefronts and contracts building tricks for a family that controls the business in the greater chunk of Los Angeles. A... See full summary »

Stars: Jeffrey Donovan, KaDee Strickland, Angus Sampson, David Zayas

Votes: 2,712

11. Hustle (2004–2012)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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A motley group of London con artists pull off a series of daring and intricate stings.

Stars: Robert Glenister, Robert Vaughn, Rob Jarvis, Adrian Lester

Votes: 20,239

12. Norman (2016)

R | 118 min | Drama, Thriller

6.2
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75 Metascore

Norman Oppenheimer is a small time operator who befriends a young politician at a low point in his life. Three years later, when the politician becomes an influential world leader, Norman's life dramatically changes for better and worse.

Director: Joseph Cedar | Stars: Richard Gere, Lior Ashkenazi, Michael Sheen, Steve Buscemi

Votes: 4,356 | Gross: $3.81M

13. Pacific Heights (1990)

R | 102 min | Thriller

6.4
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A couple work hard to renovate their dream house and become landlords to pay for it. Unfortunately, one of their tenants has plans of his own.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Melanie Griffith, Matthew Modine, Michael Keaton, Mako

Votes: 15,770 | Gross: $29.38M

14. Bad Moon (1996)

R | 80 min | Horror

5.8
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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 »

Director: Eric Red | Stars: Mariel Hemingway, Michael Paré, Mason Gamble, Ken Pogue

Votes: 4,611 | Gross: $1.06M

15. Futurama: Bender's Big Score (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 88 min | Animation, Comedy, Romance

7.7
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Planet Express sees a hostile takeover and Bender falls into the hands of criminals where he is used to fulfill their schemes.

Director: Dwayne Carey-Hill | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 30,902

16. Death Defying Acts (2007)

PG | 97 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.8
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48 Metascore

On a tour of Britain in 1926, Harry Houdini enters into a passionate affair with a psychic out to con the famous magician.

Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Guy Pearce, Timothy Spall, Saoirse Ronan

Votes: 9,084 | Gross: $0.00M

17. The Butterfly Room (2012)

Not Rated | 87 min | Horror, Thriller

5.6
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A reclusive and butterfly-obsessed elderly lady suffering from bipolar disorder develops a disturbing relationship with a mysterious but seemingly innocent youngster.

Director: Jonathan Zarantonello | Stars: Barbara Steele, Ray Wise, Erica Leerhsen, Heather Langenkamp

Votes: 1,658 | Gross: $0.00M

18. The Honeymoon Killers (1970)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.1
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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.

Directors: Leonard Kastle, Donald Volkman | Stars: Shirley Stoler, Tony Lo Bianco, Mary Jane Higby, Doris Roberts

Votes: 3,669

19. The Wendell Baker Story (2005)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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44 Metascore

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.

Directors: Andrew Wilson, Luke Wilson | Stars: Luke Wilson, Eva Mendes, Seymour Cassel, Jacob Vargas

Votes: 5,357 | Gross: $0.13M

20. Cousin Bette (1998)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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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 »

Director: Des McAnuff | Stars: Jessica Lange, Elisabeth Shue, Bob Hoskins, Geraldine Chaplin

Votes: 2,342 | Gross: $1.20M

21. Kanojo ga sono na wo shiranai toritachi (2017)

123 min | Drama, Mystery

6.5
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Tawako's boyfriend is not her kind, but she puts up with it in exchange for shelter. Her old boyfriend of almost a decade ago is long gone, and was also not nice, but like most girls she ... See full summary »

Director: Kazuya Shiraishi | Stars: Sadao Abe, Masaaki Akahori, Mukku Akazawa, Yû Aoi

Votes: 261

22. $5 a Day (2008)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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The son of a thrifty conman begrudgingly joins his father on the road.

Director: Nigel Cole | Stars: Christopher Walken, Alessandro Nivola, Sharon Stone, Dean Cain

Votes: 2,869

23. The Little Colonel (1935)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

7.1
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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 »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Shirley Temple, Lionel Barrymore, Evelyn Venable, John Lodge

Votes: 1,176

24. 'Twas the Night (2001 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Comedy, Family

5.6
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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.

Director: Nick Castle | Stars: Josh Zuckerman, Brenda Grate, Bryan Cranston, Jefferson Mappin

Votes: 654

25. Deep Crimson (1996)

114 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.4
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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.

Director: Arturo Ripstein | Stars: Regina Orozco, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Sherlyn, Giovanni Florido

Votes: 1,377

26. Buzzard (2014)

Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

6.4
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77 Metascore

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.

Director: Joel Potrykus | Stars: Joshua Burge, Joel Potrykus, Teri Ann Nelson, Jason Roth

Votes: 1,531 | Gross: $0.01M

27. Operation Snafu (1961)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, War

5.8
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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 »

Director: Cyril Frankel | Stars: Alfred Lynch, Sean Connery, Victor Maddern, Harry Locke

Votes: 365

28. Shanghai Joe (1973)

R | 98 min | Action, Drama, Western

5.9
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A Chinese immigrant, recently arrived in America, fights to free Mexican slaves from their cruel master.

Director: Mario Caiano | Stars: Chen Lee, Klaus Kinski, Carla Romanelli, Gordon Mitchell

Votes: 669

29. Love Is a Ball (1963)

Not Rated | 111 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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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.

Director: David Swift | Stars: Glenn Ford, Hope Lange, Charles Boyer, Ricardo Montalban

Votes: 403

30. The Strange Door (1951)

Approved | 81 min | Film-Noir, Horror, Thriller

6.4
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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 »

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Charles Laughton, Boris Karloff, Sally Forrest, Richard Wyler

Votes: 625

31. Sixteen (1973)

R | 96 min | Drama

5.8
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A teenage girl who lives with her brother falls in love for the first time when a traveling carnival comes to her small town, but things go badly.

Director: Lawrence Dobkin | Stars: Mercedes McCambridge, Ford Rainey, Maidie Norman, John Lozier

Votes: 72

32. Derren Brown: Miracles for Sale (2011 TV Special)

73 min | Documentary

7.8
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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.

Director: Simon Dinsell | Stars: Derren Brown, Kenneth Copeland, Benny Hinn, Sean Pinder

Votes: 236

33. Children on Their Birthdays (2002)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.5
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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.

Director: Mark Medoff | Stars: Sheryl Lee, Christopher McDonald, Tom Arnold, Joe Pichler

Votes: 509

34. The Amazing Exploits of the Clutching Hand (I) (1936)

Passed | 305 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

5.3
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A scientist discovers a formula for making synthetic gold.

Director: Albert Herman | Stars: Jack Mulhall, Rex Lease, Mae Busch, Ruth Mix

Votes: 75

35. Looking for Leonard (2002)

87 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.0
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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 »

Directors: Matt Bissonnette, Steven Clark | Stars: Kim Huffman, Joel Bissonnette, Benjamin Ratner, Justin Pierce

Votes: 174

36. Night Key (1937)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Thriller

6.4
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The inventor of a new top-of-the-line burglar alarm system is kidnapped by a gang in order to get him to help them commit robberies.

Director: Lloyd Corrigan | Stars: Boris Karloff, Warren Hull, Jean Rogers, Alan Baxter

Votes: 588

37. Captain Calamity (1936)

Passed | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

4.6
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A South Seas skipper fights off thieves and pirates who are after a lost treasure.

Director: John Reinhardt | Stars: George Houston, Marian Nixon, Vince Barnett, Crane Wilbur

Votes: 88

38. Yeol-se-sal soo-ah (2007)

95 min | Drama

6.9
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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 »

Director: Hee-jung Kim | Stars: Se-yeong Lee, Sang-mi Choo, Moo-Seong Choi, Yoon-ah Kim

Votes: 51

39. Fractured Fairy Tales: The Phox, the Box, & the Lox (1999)

G | 6 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

6.8
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In a town called Pudding on the Ritz, a sly fox attempts to trick a nitwit into opening a cursed treasure chest. However, the fox's trick comes back to bite him in the end.

Director: Steve Moore | Stars: Scott Weil, Keith Scott, Jeff Bennett, June Foray

Votes: 114

40. Balls Up (1997 TV Movie)

93 min | Comedy

5.2
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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 »

Director: Alan Erlich | Stars: Albert Schultz, Torri Higginson, Ellen Dubin, Allegra Fulton

Votes: 24

41. Low Self-Esteem Girl (2000)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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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 »

Director: Blaine Thurier | Stars: Corrina Hammond, Rob McBeth, Ted Dave, Cindy Wolfe

Votes: 38

42. Acting with Sharks (2013)

7 min | Short, Comedy

7.7
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Aspiring actors take a workshop to learn to act with live sharks but bite off more than they can chew when the instructor turns out to be crazy.

Director: Chad Ridgely | Stars: Jim Klock, Chad Ridgely, Taryn Schubert, Ryan McBain

Votes: 201

43. Da tou bing (1987)

89 min | Comedy

6.5
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Selected criminals are being trained to fill in vacancies for police.

Director: Eric Tsang | Stars: Hsiao Yen Chang, Sung Young Chen, Jin-Yi Cheng, Hung-Mei Hsiao

Votes: 8

44. Long fu hu zi (1993)

94 min | Action, Comedy

5.1
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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.

Director: Yen-Ping Chu | Stars: Kenny Bee, Nick Chou, Billy Gilman, Sammo Kam-Bo Hung

Votes: 7

45. Fighting Lady (1935)

Approved | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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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 »

Director: Carlos F. Borcosque | Stars: Peggy Shannon, Jack Mulhall, Marion Lessing, Mary Carr

46. Trendsetters (2007)

12 min | Short, Comedy

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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.

Director: Aaron Hilliard | Stars: Kit Pongetti, Aaron Hilliard, Jessica St. Clair, Andrew Daly

47. The Big Sleaze (2010)

R | 105 min | Action, Comedy

7.4
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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 »

Director: Michael Fredianelli | Stars: Michael Fredianelli, Sabrina Machado, Robert Amstler, Michael Nosé

Votes: 26

48. Sheep in the Meadow (1939)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.0
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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 »

Directors: Mannie Davis, Connie Rasinski

Votes: 6

49. Dr. Phil (2002– )
Episode: "Fat Guy" Bikes Cross Country: To Save His Life or To Scam America? (2016)

TV-PG | Drama, Talk-Show

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A man's attempt to bicycle across the U.S. is accused of being a money-making scam.

Stars: Phil McGraw, Angie Hites, Eric Hites

50. Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003–2010)
Episode: Astrology (2009)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Documentary

7.7
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After six seasons of Bullshit!, Penn and Teller finally get around to trashing astrology.

Directors: Star Price, Tim Rogan, David Wechter | Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, Tamara Cox, Holly

Votes: 83



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