Counterfeiter movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant counterfeiter movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense and rough films and TV shows about / with counterfeiter, forgery, police, violence, chase, suspense, money, murder, gun and betrayal plots mostly in Crime, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
counterfeiter movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as counterfeiter: The Counterfeiters (2007), Flag Day (2021), Nine Queens (2000), Damo (2003), The Killers Edge (1991), The Big Swindle (2004), The Counterfeiters of Paris (1961), Naked Lies (1998), Papillon (2017), 9 Souls (2003).

List of counterfeiter movies

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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Flag Day (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A father lives a double life as a counterfeiter, bank robber and con man in order to provide for his daughter.
Style: captivating, disturbing
Plot: counterfeiter, father daughter relationship, con artists, family relations, social problems, cons and scams, family secret, embezzler, money problems, bank robber, father, frog ...
Time: year 1975, year 1985, year 1981, year 1992
Place: taj mahal, minnesota
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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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Damo (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 840 min.
TV show
Story: Damo is a 2003 South Korean fusion historical drama, starring Ha Ji-won, Lee Seo-jin, and Kim Min-joon. Set in the Joseon Dynasty, it tells the story of Chae-ok, a damo relegated to the low-status job of a female police detective who investigates ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: martial arts, undercover, investigation, police, counterfeiter, counterfeit money, uncover truth, political conspiracy, criminal, fighting crime, suspense, female protagonist ...
Time: 17th century
Place: korea
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The Killers Edge (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A cop teams up with an FBI agent to track down a counterfeiter.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam veteran, police officer, fbi, counterfeiter, confined, special agents, law enforcement, rivalry, vengeance, track down, undercover, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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The Big Swindle (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After being convicted for fraud, one month has passed since CHOI Chang-Hyuk's release from jail. But this time around he's got and elaborate plan cooked up. It's the biggest bank heist in history that'll make any thief have a wet ...
Style: realistic, exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, law enforcement, disorder, dishonesty, betrayal, cons and scams, asian prostitute, bank robbery, rivalry, twists and turns, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: asia, korea
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The Counterfeiters of Paris (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rich, old counterfeiter is lured out of retirement.
Style: surprise ending, slang
Plot: counterfeit money, forgery, counterfeiter, accomplice, gangsters, brothel, horse race, one last job, brothel madam, horse, paper, bank note ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france
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Naked Lies (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: FBI agent Cara Landry is sent on an undercover assignment to gather evidence on Damian Medina, a Mexican casino owner running a counterfeiting operation for the Cali drug cartel...
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: counterfeiter, terrorism, betrayal, seduction, undercover agent, female agent, sex scene, one woman army, woman with a gun, night, counterfeit money, secret service ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico city, mexico
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Papillon (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Spain
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Henri "Papillon" Charrière is convicted in Paris for a murder he did not commit. Sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, he becomes obsessed with escaping. After planning and executing a series of treacherous ...
Style: factual, psychological, art house, motivational, homoerotic ...
Plot: prison, prison escape, island prison, friendship, life sentence, escape, solitary, survival, wrongful conviction, thief, human spirit, jungle ...
Time: 1930s, year 1969, year 1931, year 1970
Place: south america, france, venezuela, colombia, paris france
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9 Souls (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After discovering a hole in their crowded cell, nine prisoners escape their confinement to track down the key of the universe, which a fellow prisoner known as the Counterfeit King said he had hidden.
Style: realistic, serious, surreal, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: prison, on the run, escape, treasure hunt, criminal heroes, society, misfit, social misfits, friendship, chase, escaped prisoner, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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Pilotos de la muerte (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A couple of provincial gas station employees travel to the capital seeking fortune of vehicle mechanics accidental career passing drivers.
Plot: gas station, mechanic, couples, pilot, driver, car race, counterfeiter, kidnapping, car racing, auto racing
Time: 60s
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Munster, Go Home! (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Herman discovers he's the new lord of Munster Hall in England. The family sails to Britain, where they receive a tepid welcome from Lady Effigy and Freddie Munster, who throws tantrums because he wasn't named Lord Munster. An on-board ...
Style: psychotronic, not serious, humorous, campy, offbeat
Plot: frankenstein, love, suspense, halloween, british pub, eccentric family, family relations, estate, car race, clergy, rivalry, supernatural ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england
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Private Schulz (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, War
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: Private Schulz is a BBC television comedy drama serial set mostly in Germany, during and immediately after World War II. It stars Michael Elphick in the title role and Ian Richardson playing various parts. Other notable actors included Tony Caunter, ...
Plot: world war two, army, satire, forgery, man on a mission, nazi spy, bomb, counterfeiter, greed, secret mission, deception, blackmail ...
Place: dunkirk, england
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Hubert the Smart Boy (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Titulní hrdina komediálního filmu je typický žižkovský frajer. S chytrostí a šarmem si vyřizuje otevřené účty s policejním inspektorem Mourkem, který ho chce stůj co stůj dostat do kriminálu. Jenže Fešák Hubert unikne z každé ...
Plot: dog, confession, restaurant, male nudity, funeral, false identity, party, escape, peeping tom, voyeur, prostitute, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1920s
Place: central europe, prague
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Lethal Panther (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story revolves around the greedy nephew of a crime lord, who has his uncle bumped off so that he can take over the business. There are several silly plot threads which include his wish to also bump off the stepson of his dead uncle, and ...
Plot: kung fu, female assassin, revenge, forgery, cia, violence, rape, sex, sexual abuse, gunfight, gang, martial arts ...
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Monnaie de singe (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fulbert is a sidewalk artist who is duped into working for a counterfeiter. He accompanies a woman posing as a grieving widow on a trip to Spain in a hearse. Unaware she is the mistress of a notorious gangster, Fulbert is chased by thugs.
Plot: forger, investigation, fake identity, portrait, police investigation, drawing, stolen money, parrot, investigator, arrest, manipulative behavior, police detective ...
Place: madrid, paris france
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The Christmas Star (1986)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Horace McNickle (Edward Asner) is a two-time felon serving prison time for counterfeiting. On the week before Christmas, he escapes from prison dressed as Santa Claus due to his uncanny resemblence to St. Nick resulting from his long white beard and ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, youth, holiday, suburbs, prison, cons and scams, suburban life, eccentric family, fish out of water, when the parents are away, parents and children, store ...
Time: 80s
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Black Lagoon (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Black Lagoon is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Rei Hiroe. It has been published in Shogakukan's Monthly Sunday Gene-X since 2002, and nine collected volumes have been released so far. It was later adapted into an anime ...
Style: anime, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, psychological ...
Audience: kids
Plot: pirate, gunfight, team, rivalry, mercenary, gang, kidnapping, femme fatale, mafia, violence, bounty hunter, criminal ...
Place: japan, asia, thailand
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The Con Artists (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Ji-hyuk is an expert safe-cracker who lives the highlife stealing antiques and jewelry with his team. CHO, a powerful and cruel gang boss threatens them to steal $150 million with him. Ji-hyuk plans to get revenge on CHO, but ends up falling into ...
Style: political, tense, social
Audience: chick flick
Plot: organized crime, heist, criminal heroes, partners in crime, partners, corruption, secret, twists and turns, tragic villain, group of criminals, gangsters, political intrigue ...
Place: busan
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Company Business (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An aging agent is called back by "the Company" to run a hostage trade of a Soviet spy for an American agent.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, sinister, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, cold war, secret mission, conspiracy, cia, hostage, mole, betrayal, secret agents, politics, on the run ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, germany, europe, france, east berlin ...
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The Saint (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: International master thief, Simon Templar, also known as The Saint, is asked by a desperate rich man to find his kidnapped daughter. However, in addition to evading the authorities, Simon must face a dangerous adversary from his past.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, disturbing, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: safecracking, rescue, hostage, haunted by the past, robbery, thief, kidnapping, attempted murder, undercover, spy, father daughter relationship, car chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: moscow russia, bucharest, los angeles, london, washington d.c. ...
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Alarm for Cobra 11: The Motorway Police (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Alarm für Cobra 11 – Die Autobahnpolizei is a long-running, popular German television series about a two-man team of highway police, originally set in Berlin and later in North Rhine-Westphalia. The series has been broadcast in countries ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, car chase, partners, buddies, blackmail, car accident, bomb, police, investigation, stuntman, highway, highway patrol ...
Time: 90s, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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Brannigan (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jim Brannigan is sent to London to bring back an American mobster who is being held for extradition but when he arrives he has been kidnapped which was set up by his lawyer. Brannigan in his American Irish way brings American law to the people of ...
Style: entertaining, harsh, clever, intense, reflective ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: gangsters, culture clash, car chase, chase, violence, gunfight, assassin, buddy cop, police investigation, fish out of water, runaway, kidnapping ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, london, scotland, san francisco, scotland yard ...
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Project Ninja Daredevils (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Canada, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two brothers, Warren and David, try to defeat the evil forger who is making their lives a misery.
Plot: ninja, martial arts, undercover cop, fight, fistfight, sword, action violence, sex scene, sword fight, violence, hospital, sex ...
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Boiling Point (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Red is an aging scam-artist who's just been released from prison together with Ronnie, a young and not-so-bright hoodlum who is easily manipulated. Their new business is to organize fake-money sales and then kill the buyer to take his money; ...
Style: exciting, neo noir, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover cop, murder, suspense, organized crime, prison, redemption, revenge, vengeance, investigation, undercover, working undercover, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's vacation time for Carter as he finds himself alongside Lee in Hong Kong wishing for more excitement. While Carter wants to party and meet the ladies, Lee is out to track down a Triad gang lord who may be responsible for killing two men at ...
Style: buddy movie, entertaining, humorous, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: martial arts, buddies, buddy cop, police investigation, culture clash, chase, kung fu, odd couple, gang, good versus evil, forgery, bribery ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, china, hong kong, las vegas, usa ...
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Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In the combustible action franchise's final installment, maverick detectives Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh square off against Asian mobster Wah Sing Ku, who's up to his neck in slave trading and counterfeit currency. With help from ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, humorous, buddy movie, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police, buddy cop, car chase, buddies, gangsters, fight, buddy, fight scenes, police investigation, foul language, secret service, police officer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, hong kong, usa, china
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Papillon (1973)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.
Style: inspirational, psychological, realistic, dramatic, talky ...
Plot: prison escape, prison, escape, life philosophy, human spirit, survival, runaway, escape attempt, brutality, criminal heroes, jail, escape plan ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: latin america, atlantic ocean
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The Four (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An undercover agent is assigned by his corrupt chief to infiltrate a rival department and sabotage their investigation of counterfeit currency. What he discovers is the counterfeiter's real plan. To overthrow the capital. Not by flooding it ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: martial arts, secret agents, supernatural, investigation, rivalry, zombie, undercover, chinese, medieval, zombie attack, military officer, covert operation ...
Place: china, asia, ancient china
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Pistol Whipped (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Steven Seagal stars in this gritty, no-holds barred action film as an elite ex-cop with a gambling problem and a mountain of debt. When a mysterious man offers to clear his debts in exchange for the assassination of the city's most notorious ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, murder, spy, debt, aikido, redemption, introspection, dishonesty, life is a bitch, downfall, father daughter relationship, police corruption ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut
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