Con men movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant con men movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, suspense, entertaining, realistic, clever and interesting films and TV shows about / with con men, chase, con artists, greed, mentor, cheating, crimes, twists and turns, caper and heist plots mostly in Crime, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as con men: Catch Me If You Can (2002), Now You See Me 2 (2016), Ocean's Twelve (2004), Matchstick Men (2003), The Art of the Steal (2013), Confidence (2003), Thick as Thieves (2009), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988), Gambit (2012), Ocean's Eleven (2001).

List of con men movies

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, inspirational, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: con artists, prodigy, master criminal, creativity, race against time, adventure, rise and fall, crimes, deception, fbi, adaptation, impostor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1967, year 1969 ...
Place: new orleans, san francisco, boston, usa, atlanta georgia ...
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Now You See Me 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Hong Kong
Duration: 129 min.
Story: One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public’s adulation with their mind-bending spectacles, the Four Horsemen resurface only to find themselves face to face with a new enemy who enlists them to pull off their most dangerous heist yet.
Style: entertaining, suspense, surprise ending, exciting, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, con artists, illusionist, magic, con men, manipulation, runaway, technology, chase, twists and turns, magician, hypnotist ...
Time: 2010s, year 1984, 80s
Place: london, las vegas, macau, tower bridge london, new jersey ...
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 6.5
 392K
Ocean's Twelve (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Danny Ocean reunites with his old flame and the rest of his merry band of thieves in carrying out three huge heists in Rome, Paris and Amsterdam – but a Europol agent is hot on their heels.
Style: entertaining, suspense, clever, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: heist, con artists, perfect crime, robbery, con men, crimes, planning, cheating, thief, twists and turns, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, rome italy, paris france, europe, new orleans ...
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 7.3
 132K
Matchstick Men (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A phobic con artist and his protege are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the con artist's teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly.
Style: suspense, psychological, twist ending, intellectual, feel good ...
Plot: con artists, cons and scams, twists and turns, mental illness, heist, con men, crimes, life philosophy, slick, father daughter relationship, obsession, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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The Art of the Steal (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Crunch Calhoun, a third-rate motorcycle daredevil and part-time art thief, teams up with his snaky brother to steal one of the most valuable books in the world. But it's not just about the book for Crunch — he's keen to rewrite some ...
Style: humorous, tricky, entertaining, witty, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, art, thief, robbery, con men, crime gone awry, crimes, con artists, revenge, motorcycle, bank robbery, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, poland, detroit, warsaw poland
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 6.6
 35K
Confidence (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: What Jake Vig doesn't know just might get him killed. A sharp and polished grifter, Jake has just swindled thousands of dollars from the unsuspecting Lionel Dolby with the help of his crew. It becomes clear that Lionel wasn't just any ...
Style: tense, suspense, tricky, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, con men, organized crime, twists and turns, crimes, justice, crime gone awry, heroin, faked death, caper, police corruption, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, canada
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Thick as Thieves (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A master thief recruits a notorious thief to help him steal two famous Faberge eggs from an impenetrable vault in an effort to pull off one final job and repay his debt to the Russian mob.
Style: exciting, tricky, absurd, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, con artists, master criminal, con men, betrayal, robbery, caper, creativity, chase, police investigation, one last job, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of $50,000 first.
Style: clever, surprise ending, funny, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: cons and scams, twists and turns, con artists, rivalry, bet, farce, con men, competition, casino, high society, gigolo, cheating ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 50s
Place: french riviera, france, riviera, south of france, europe ...
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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, con men, con artists, crime gone awry, crimes, perfect crime, farce, greed, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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 7.7
 575K
Ocean's Eleven (2001)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Less than 24 hours into his parole, charismatic thief Danny Ocean is already rolling out his next plan: In one night, Danny's hand-picked crew of specialists will attempt to steal more than $150 million from three Las Vegas casinos. But to ...
Style: clever, witty, exciting, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, crimes, casino, thief, cons and scams, outsmarting, deception, con artists, group of criminals, perfect crime, scheme, planning ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, atlantic city, usa, los angeles, atlantic city new jersey ...
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 6.2
 145K
Tower Heist (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A luxury condo manager leads a staff of workers to seek payback on the Wall Street swindler who defrauded them. With only days until the billionaire gets away with the perfect crime, the unlikely crew of amateur thieves enlists the help of petty ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, sexy, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, robbery, thanksgiving, working class, crimes, gold, fbi, skyscraper, revenge, con men, planning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Poolhall Junkies (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A retired pool hustler is forced to pick up the stick again when his brother starts a game he can't finish.
Style: witty, clever, stylized, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: billiards, gambling, con artists, gangsters, vengeance, life philosophy, con men, underdog, hustler, betrayal, justice, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, new orleans
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 5.9
 5K
Rising High (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Charting the rise and fall of three corrupt real estate agents who accumulate absurd wealth in no time but fall into a vortex of fraud, greed and drugs.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, humorous, intellectual
Plot: adultery, cheating wife, money, con men, oral sex, rise and fall, criminal, false identity, swindle, manipulation, drug dealer, friendship ...
Place: berlin germany, central europe
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 6.6
 249K
Focus (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nicky, a veteran con artist, takes a novice named Jess under his wing. While Nicky teaches Jess the tricks of the trade, the pair become romantically involved; but, when Jess gets uncomfortably close, Nicky ends their relationship. Three years ...
Style: exciting, suspense, romantic, surprise ending, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: heist, cons and scams, con artists, twists and turns, partners, mind game, fall in love, interracial love, femme fatale, crimes, manipulation, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, argentina, new orleans, buenos aires argentina, las vegas ...
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 3.2
 5K
Money Plane (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A professional thief with $40 million in debt and his family's life on the line must commit one final heist - rob a futuristic airborne casino filled with the world's most dangerous criminals.
Style: realistic, exciting, stylized, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, con men, casino, thief, criminal heroes, caper, robbery, con artists, one last job, dishonesty, crimes, runaway ...
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 4.4
 2K
Fanged Up (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young rogue is thrown into prison for the weekend, unaware that the guards are blood-sucking vampires and the inmates are their victims
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, unusual plot structure, scary ...
Plot: vampire, prison, con men, riot, prisoner, warden, supernatural ability, peril, murder, monster, youth, vampire bite ...
Place: europe
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A Good Day to Die Hard (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Iconoclastic, take-no-prisoners cop John McClane, finds himself for the first time on foreign soil after traveling to Moscow to help his wayward son Jack - unaware that Jack is really a highly-trained CIA operative out to stop a nuclear weapons ...
Style: exciting, tense, melancholic, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, father son relationship, bomb, tough cop, two man army, cia agent, adventure, terrorism, spy, agent, tough guy, american abroad ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia, new york, langley virginia, moscow russia, chernobyl
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The Flim-Flam Man (1967)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mordrcai Jones (George C. Scott) is a rural con artist (a 'flim flam man') who takes on a young army deserter Curley (Michael Sarrazin) as his protégé and teaches him the tricks of the trade. Sheriff Slade (Harry Morgan) is in hot ...
Style: cynical, humorous, unusual plot structure, buddy movie, talky ...
Plot: con artists, chase, con men, runaway, murder, countryside, desertion, crime gone awry, farce, first contact, twists and turns, great depression ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: southern usa, ireland
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 8.1
 48K
Paper Moon (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership.
Style: sentimental, touching, road movie, humorous, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: father daughter relationship, mischievous children, great depression, con artists, friendship, coming of age, orphan, on the road, girl, little girl, odd couple, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 70s
Place: missouri, kansas, usa
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Shooting Fish (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two con artists (Dan Futterman, Stuart Townsend) hire an unwitting medical-school student (Kate Beckinsale) as a secretary for their latest scam.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, clever, thought provoking ...
Plot: business, con artists, chase, con men, romance, dishonesty, cons and scams, computer, orphan, runaway, childhood, twists and turns ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, new york
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 6.9
 85K
Get Shorty (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Chili Palmer is a Miami mobster who gets sent by his boss, the psychopathic "Bones" Barboni, to collect a bad debt from Harry Zimm, a Hollywood producer who specializes in cheesy horror films. When Chili meets Harry's leading lady, ...
Style: humorous, funny, intense, light, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mafia, hollywood, crimes, debt, producer, gambling, gangsters, cons and scams, loan shark, murder, heist, actor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, los angeles, las vegas, usa, california ...
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 7.2
 11K
Heroic Losers (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In a town in the Northwest of the province of Buenos Aires, a group of neighbors is organized to recover the economy of the area, but when the Corralito is implemented in the country and they suffer a fraud, their hopes disappear. Now, they will ...
Style: feel good, light, semi serious, captivating
Plot: economic crisis, heist, con men, storage unit, businesswoman, bank clerk, greedy man, greed, deception, crisis, whistleblower, lawyer ...
Time: year 2001, 2000s, year 2002
Place: argentina
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 7.6
 578K
Zombieland (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn't have fears. If he did, he'd kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they're about to ...
Style: funny, humorous, absurd, entertaining, parody ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, road trip, zombie apocalypse, virus, survival horror, amusement park, dark humor, chaos and mayhem, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., california, usa, texas, los angeles
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Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A revenge-seeking gold digger marries a womanizing Beverly Hills lawyer with the intention of making a killing in the divorce.
Style: romantic, sexy, witty, funny, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: lawyer, battle of the sexes, infidelity, opposites attract, unlikely couple, love at first sight, satire, manipulation, screwball, romance, caper, divorce ...
Time: 1930s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills ...
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Leverage: Redemption (2021)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The Hitter, the Hacker, the Grifter and the Thief are together again, this time with help from a new tech genius and corporate fixer, to take on a new kind of villain. From the man who created an opioid crisis from the comfort of his boardroom to ...
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating, entertaining, psychological ...
Plot: robbery, heist, genius, secret revealed, con artists, redemption, con men, deception, crime solving, con trick, career criminal, fight for justice ...
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 7.2
 1K
Naran (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Mullankolli is a rustic remote village in northern Kerala. Velayudhan (Mohanlal) is an orphan who came floating during floods and he was brought up by Valiya Nambiar (Madhu) a do-gooder and a feudal landlord of the area. Velayudhan grows up into a ...
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: village, con men, swashbuckler, fighting crime, showdown, battles, fight, small village, hooliganism, landlord, river, prostitute ...
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Crazy Kingdom (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Story: By some quirk of fate, the two small-time thieves and the spoiled princess find themselves in the Black Forest full of magic beings who believe that everyone has a chance to mend his ways. However, sometimes even the best intentions need to take a ...
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: royal family, criminal, kingdom, criminal as protagonist, con men, unpunished crime, magical power, friendship, husband wife relationship, injustice, king, father daughter relationship ...
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 8.1
 2K
Liar Game (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 36 min.
TV show
Story: The Liar Game is a Japanese manga series originally written and illustrated by Shinobu Kaitani. The manga was first serialized in 2005 in the Japanese manga magazine Weekly Young Jump, published by Shueisha. It was adapted into a TV series, which ...
Style: psychological, serious, disturbing, intellectual, captivating ...
Plot: mind game, lie, genius, betrayal, revenge, ex convict, scam, deception, game, psychology, greed, con men ...
Place: japan
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Tears for You (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Tears for You is a love story about two step-siblings, Yota (Satoshi Tsumabuki) and Kaoru (Masami Nagasawa). Long ago, Yota's mother (Kyoko Koizumi) married Kaoru's jazz-playing father (Tatsuya Nakamura), effectively merging the two ...
Style: psychological, sincere, disturbing, captivating, romantic
Plot: con men, little sister, step siblings, male female relationship, family, life is a bitch, adolescence vs adulthood, half brother, brother sister relationship, brother, family life, half sister ...
Place: okinawa japan
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 7.2
 660K
Now You See Me (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.
Style: surprise ending, clever, entertaining, intellectual, suspense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: heist, twists and turns, con artists, teamwork, perfect crime, scheme, outsmarting, bank robbery, fbi, cons and scams, mind game, card trick ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new orleans, las vegas, paris france, new york, usa ...
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