Forgery movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant forgery movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, tense and clever films and TV shows about / with forgery, dishonesty, cons and scams, suspense, con artists, betrayal, murder, twists and turns, storytelling and mentor plots mostly in Crime, Drama and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, Poland and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as forgery: Incognito (1997), Vinci (2004), The Best Offer (2013), Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018), How to Steal a Million (1966), The Burnt Orange Heresy (2019), The Counterfeiters (2007), Schtonk (1992), The Forger (2014), Criminal (2004).

List of forgery movies

 6.4
 4K
Incognito (1997)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Harry Donovan is an art forger who paints fake Rembrandt picture for $500,000. The girl he meets and gets into bed with in Paris, Marieke, turns out to be an arts expert Harry's clients are using to check the counterfeit picture he painted.
Style: tense, intense, enigmatic, realistic, serious ...
Plot: forgery, art, suspense, betrayal, artist, secrets, twists and turns, lone hero, police investigation, frame up, female nudity, nude model ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, london, new york, paris france, europe ...
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 6.9
 4K
Vinci (2004)
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The sophisticated thief of art Robert "Cuma" Cuminski is released on probation from the local prison by the corrupt Doctor Wiaderny to organize the theft of the famous Leonardo Da Vinci painting "Lady with Ermine" for the dealer ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forgery, art theft, heist, cons and scams, stolen painting, criminal heroes, law enforcement, once in a lifetime opportunity, nothing goes right, partners, heist gone wrong, caper ...
Time: 21st century
Place: poland
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 7.8
 122K
The Best Offer (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Virgil Oldman is a world renowned antiques expert and auctioneer. An eccentric genius, he leads a solitary life, going to extreme lengths to keep his distance from the messiness of human relationships. When appointed by the beautiful but emotionally ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, psychological, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: twists and turns, loneliness, art collector, art, art theft, deception, collector, solitude, obsession, adult virgin, mysterious character, age difference ...
Time: 18th century, 21st century
Place: vienna, prague, europe, italy
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Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When bestselling celebrity biographer Lee Israel is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack.
Style: sad, tragicomedy, social, melancholic, intellectual ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: forgery, cat, lesbian, writers, lgbt, female protagonist, female writer, deception, accomplice, letter, women, gay ...
Time: future, year 1991, year 1994, year 2014, year 1939
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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How to Steal a Million (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A woman must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries.
Style: feel good, witty, romantic, clever, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: heist, fall in love, art theft, forgery, museum, love story, love and romance, perfect crime, art collector, art, insurance, police investigation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, canada, europe
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The Burnt Orange Heresy (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hired to steal a rare painting from one of most enigmatic painters of all time, an ambitious art dealer becomes consumed by his own greed and insecurity as the operation spins out of control.
Style: twist ending, psychological, captivating, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: art, art critic, murder, painter, forgery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, museum, painting, art collector, female nudity, escapades, disorder ...
Time: future, year 1968, year 1955
Place: milan italy, italy, new york, minnesota
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The Counterfeiters (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, War
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story Jewish counterfeiter, Salomon Sorowitsch, coerced into assisting the Nazi operation of the Sachsenhausen concentration camp during World War II.
Style: tense, brutal, bleak, harsh, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi, concentration camp, jewish, war, world war two, counterfeit money, nazi germany, survival, german, forgery, prison ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, post world war two, year 1945 ...
Place: germany, europe, poland, berlin germany, hamburg germany ...
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 7.2
 4K
Schtonk (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Schtonk! is a farce of the actual events of 1983, when Germany's Stern magazine published, with great fanfare, 60 volumes of the alleged diaries of Adolf Hitler – which two weeks later turned out to be entirely fake. Fritz Knobel (based on ...
Style: satirical, parody, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: forgery, diary, anti nazi, holocaust, humour, satire, journalist, art forgery, fake, disorder, crime gone awry, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, hamburg germany, europe
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 5.8
 13K
The Forger (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former child art prodigy and second generation petty thief arranges to buy his way out of prison to spend time with his ailing son, only to be forced to alter his plans and commit one more job for the man who financed his release.
Style: serious, sentimental, suspenseful, touching, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, going straight, criminal heroes, forgery, child illness, terminal illness, family problems, single parent, parents and children, suspense, mafia, con artists ...
Time: 21st century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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 6.4
 11K
Criminal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Needing a new partner capable of intricate cons, Richard Gaddis, recruits Rodrigo, a crook with a perfect poker face. The two plan a big-time scam: selling a fake Silver Certificate to currency collector William Hannigan. Rodrigo distrusts his new ...
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, tricky, talky, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twists and turns, forgery, con artists, manipulation, heist, plot twist, justice, crime gone awry, partners, dishonesty, criminal heroes, petty criminal ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, argentina
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 6.7
 1K
Swindled (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In a flashback, Ernesto, a young con man, tells us how he got to the edge of a big score: childhood in an orphanage, youthful smash-and-grab burglaries until his partner is caught, then tutelage from Lefty, an aging swindler. After some years of ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, mind bending ...
Plot: cons and scams, ambition, femme fatale, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, con trick, power relations, dishonesty, forgery, betrayal, love and romance, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain
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Catch Me If You Can (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. An FBI agent makes it his mission to put him behind bars. But Frank not ...
Style: clever, exciting, captivating, entertaining, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: con artists, adaptation, deception, master criminal, fbi, creativity, prodigy, race against time, rise and fall, impostor, justice, chase ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1967, year 1969 ...
Place: new york, new orleans, los angeles, san francisco, boston ...
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 6.5
 3K
The Swindle (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Betty and Victor are a pair of scam artists. One day Betty brings in Maurice, a treasurer of a multinational company. Maurice is due to transfer 5 millions francs out of Switzerland, and Betty is convinced he plans to steal that money.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: gambling, scam, disorder, forgery, dishonesty, hidden identity, crime gone awry, intrigue, casino, betrayal, gangsters, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: swiss alps, france
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 5.3
 5K
The Forger (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While staying at a picturesque village, a teen encounters the underground world of art forgery.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, sentimental ...
Plot: art, forger, dishonesty, cons and scams, painter, forgery, suspense, beach, artist, group sex, homeless teenager, art forgery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, pacific ocean
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The Maiden Heist (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A comedy centered on three museum security guards who devise a plan to steal back the artworks to which they have become attached after they are transferred to another museum.
Style: exciting, humorous, light, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: heist, art theft, museum, forgery, happy ending, unlikely criminals, buddies, husband wife relationship, caper, artist, obsession, spy ...
Time: 21st century
Place: denmark, new jersey, boston, new york, miami
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 7.9
 54K
Nine Queens (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An Argentinian crime drama revolving around a sheet of rare stamps (the Nine Queens).
Style: clever, tense, surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twists and turns, heist, thief, swindle, plot twist, manipulation, crime gone awry, justice, partner, police, forgery, partners in crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina, spain, venezuela, latin america ...
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 5.7
 25K
Gambit (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen.
Style: light, humorous, sexy, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: heist, caper, collector, art, revenge, con men, crime gone awry, perfect crime, farce, screwball, stereotypes, brutality ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london
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Christmas in Wonderland (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three kids and their Dad move from L.A to Edmonton. When they go shopping at West Edmonton Mall they find counterfeit cash. They inadvertently help catch the crooks, and later make a discovery about Santa
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, family life, siblings relations, forgery, cons and scams, disorder, save the day, teenager, christmas eve, child, youth, santa claus ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, canada
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 8.5
 831K
Parasite (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 132 min.
Story: All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.
Style: exciting, captivating, tragic ending, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: wealthy family, social satire, poverty, basement, scam, class differences, scheme, plot twist, suspense, tutor, poor family, wealth ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south korea, india, seoul, asia
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What Have I Done to Deserve This? (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Almodóvar has described his fourth film as a homage to Italian Neorealism, although this tribute also involves jokes about paedophilia, prostitution, and a telekenetic child. The film, set in the towerblocks around Madrid, depicts female ...
Style: surreal, stylized, sexy, funny, mind bending ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, prostitute, telekinesis, pedophilia, exhibitionist, dressmaker, dark humor, drug dealer, diabetes, maid, amphetamine, s&m ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, tokyo, iberian peninsula, germany, europe ...
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 5.2
 956
Phantom Halo (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two brothers barely scrape by as their father continues to gamble and drink away the money they do bring home. They hatch a plan for a robbery but at what price?
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: forgery, father son relationship, gambling, brother brother relationship, financial problem, older woman younger man relationship, dysfunctional family, gambling debt, gambler, family relations, lifestyle change, money problems ...
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Detective K: Secret of the Lost Island (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A detective investigates a forgery ring in historical Korea. In the 19th year of Jeonjo’s reign, Kim Min, Joseon’s top detective, who used to be a King’s secret messenger, has been banished to a remote island for some unclear reasons. The only ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: geisha, investigation, private detective, island, missing person, escapades, forgery, partners, martial arts, track down, medieval, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
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Wise Guys Never Die (2006)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After being framed for embezzlement, Nick is sent to prison where he meets professional conman Teddy who teaches him everything he needs to know to be a wise guy. After being released from jail, he agress to work with Teddy to get revenge against ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: prison, gambling, cons and scams, prison life, partners, friendship, law enforcement, disorder, dishonesty, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, ambition ...
Time: 21st century
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 6.7
 492
A Simple Curve (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Caleb is 27, and was raised in the majestic Kootenays by his bush hippie parents. He loves his father Jim and understands his reverence for wood working, coriander and Soya products, but he just doesn't get Jim's determined effort to ...
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, touching, realistic
Plot: family business, parents and children, youth, lifestyle, hopes, human nature, family in crisis, small town, bankruptcy, forgery, old friend, father son relationship ...
Time: future
Place: canada
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 3.4
 2K
Cash (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: 'Cash' is a high octane heist thriller set in Cape Town, South Africa.The film revolves around an ace con artist,(Ajay Devgan) who hires a set of top notch robbers (Esha Deol, Zayed Khan, Dia Mirza and Riteish Deshmukh) to steal a set of ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: heist, rivalry, cons and scams, dishonesty, forgery, betrayal, caper, gang, escapades, suspense, deception, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india, africa, asia, south africa
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The Brink's Job (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After a long time of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transport, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. Curious Tony checks out their headquarters and finds ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, master criminal, dishonesty, gang, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, rivalry, partners, forgery, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s, 1930s
Place: boston, usa
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 6.6
 2K
The Moderns (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Nick Hart is a struggling American artist who lives amongst the expatriate community in 1920s Paris. He spends most of his time drinking and socializing in local café's and pestering gallery owner Libby Valentin to sell his paintings. He ...
Style: surreal, clever, humorous, sexy, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: art, artist, sensuality, writers, painter, forgery, collector, love, twists and turns, nude, cult, kidnapping ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: paris france, canada, new york, france, europe
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 6.3
 15K
Queenpins (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bored and frustrated suburban homemaker Connie and her best pal JoJo, a vlogger with dreams, turn a hobby into a multi-million-dollar counterfeit coupon caper. After firing off a letter to the conglomerate behind a box of cereal gone stale, and ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, feel good, captivating, feminist film ...
Plot: female criminal, housewife, women, cons and scams, forgery, female friendship, partners in crime, escapades, female protagonist, partners, caper, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
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 5.6
 480
Trick (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: Poland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Kidnappers demand six million in ransom, but the United Nations does not negotiate with terrorist. One of the best counterfeiters is serving a lengthy prison term and the agent who arrested him needs his help.
Style: semi serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: prison, politics, manhunt, confined, terrorism, dishonesty, state affairs, kidnapping, forgery, money, working undercover, terrorist attack ...
Time: 21st century
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The Last Shot (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A movie director-screenwriter finds a man to finance his latest project but soon discovers that the producer is actually an undercover FBI agent working on a mob sting operation.
Style: humorous, funny, stylized, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, organized crime, forgery, investigation, special agents, satire, artists and showbiz, law enforcement, dishonesty, brother brother relationship, ambition, undercover ...
Place: rhode island, usa, houston texas, los angeles
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