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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.

Director:

Steven Schachter
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
William H. Macy ... Bobby
Rebecca De Mornay ... Barbara Beaton / Nancy Thoroughgood (as Rebecca DeMornay)
Mike Nussbaum ... Harry
Angela Paton ... Lyla
Frances Sternhagen ... Hadabelle
Tony Frank Tony Frank ... Edgar Wallace
Don Harvey ... T.J.
Matt Hill ... Conroy Gil
Lee Stringer ... Earl Wainwright
Gina Mastrogiacomo ... Debbie
Steve Shearer ... Joe Charnin
Lionel Mark Smith Lionel Mark Smith ... Charlie Hayes
Marge Kotlisky Marge Kotlisky ... Glenna
Ben Bennett Ben Bennett ... Sheriff Gil
Brady Coleman ... Baptist Minister
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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.

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for a scene of sensuality | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 March 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pascagoula See more »

Filming Locations:

Wharton, Texas, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The Con
6 August 2007 | by kebroomeSee all my reviews

I was flipping through channels and this movie was just starting. I said what the heck and decided to watch it. I was super surprised how wonderful it was!!! It is one of those movies that you can forget what is around you, and just enjoy.

With all the horrid stuff that you see at the movies,.and the big name stars, and the advertisements everywhere, and the movies turn out to be crap? Sometimes I feel like just giving up on new films that come out. Anayway this movie was a breath of fresh air. I loved the names they picked, and the southern touches, and how he loved Nancy no matter what. happened. We need more kinds of movies like this. I am going to buy it. Wish it was on DVD.


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