Keyword: con artist

Now You See Me

Now You See Me (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 116 minutes Release date: 05/30/2013
The world's greatest illusionists - "The Four Horsemen" - pull off a series of daring heists against corrupt business leaders during their performances. The super-team of illusionists shower the stolen profits on their audiences while staying one step ahead of an elite FBI squad in a game of cat-and-mouse.
Catch Me If You Can

Catch Me If You Can (2002)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 140 minutes Release date: 12/24/2002
Based on a true story, Frank W. Abagnale was employed as a doctor, a lawyer, and as a co-pilot for a major airline company-all before reaching his 21st birthday. A successful con artist and master of deception, Frank is also a brilliant forger, whose skill at check fraud has netted him millions of dollars in stolen funds--much to the chagrin of the authorities. FBI Agent Carl Hanratty has made...
Inception

Inception (2010)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 142 minutes Release date: 07/15/2010
Dom Cobb is a skilled thief, the absolute best in the dangerous art of "extraction", stealing valuable secrets from deep within people's subconscious while they are dreaming, when the mind is at its most vulnerable. Cobb's rare ability has made him a coveted player in this treacherous new world of corporate espionage, but it has also made him an international fugitive and cost him everything he...
Trading Places

Trading Places (1983)

Rated: R Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 06/07/1983
The fabulously wealthy but morally bankrupt Duke brothers make a one-dollar bet over heredity vs. environment. Curious as to what would happen if different lifestyles were reversed, they arrange for impoverished street hustler Billy Ray Valentine to be placed in the lap of luxury. Simultaneously, they strip wealthy Louis Winthorpe III of his identity and wealth. When Billy Ray figures out that...
Misérables

Les Misérables (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 152 minutes Release date: 12/24/2012
After Jean Valjean - an ex-convict once imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread - breaks parole, he is hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert. Valjean adopts a new identity and prospers as a factory owner. When he agrees to care for factory worker Fantine's young daughter, Cosette, their lives change forever.
American Hustle

American Hustle (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 138 minutes Release date: 12/12/2013
Brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld, along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent named Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey power-brokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. But it's Irving's unpredictable wife Rosalyn who could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world...
Ocean's Eleven

Ocean's Eleven (2001)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 116 minutes Release date: 12/06/2001
Dapper Danny Ocean is a man of action. Less than 24 hours into his parole from a New Jersey penitentiary, the charismatic thief is already rolling out his next plan -- the most sophisticated, elaborate casino heist in history. In one night, Danny's handpicked 11-man crew of specialists - including an ace card shark, a master pickpocket and a demolition genius - will attempt to steal over $150...
Little Man

Little Man (2006)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 07/13/2006
After several years in prison, a recently paroled tough-as-nails--though not-quite-three-foot-tall--jewel thief Calvin Sims decides it's time to retire from a life of crime, but not before pulling off one last big heist. A notorious crime boss has offered Calvin and his former partner Percy P $100,000 to steal the famous Queen Diamond. The heist goes bad, and Calvin is forced to drop the jewel...
Focus

Focus (2015)

Rated: R Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 02/26/2015
Nicky, a seasoned master of misdirection, becomes romantically involved with novice con artist Jess. As he's teaching her the tricks of the trade, she gets too close for comfort and he abruptly breaks it off. Three years later, the former flame-now an accomplished femme fatale-shows up in Buenos Aires in the middle of the high stakes racecar circuit. In the midst of Nicky's latest, very dangerous...
Buzzard

Buzzard (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Marty is a caustic, small-time con artist drifting from one scam to the next. When his latest ruse goes awry, mounting paranoia forces him from his lousy small town temp job to the desolate streets of Detroit with nothing more than a pocket full of bogus checks, a dangerously altered Nintendo® Power Glove, and a bad temper.
Sitting on the Edge of Marlene

Sitting on the Edge of Marlene (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Two Faces of January

The Two Faces of January (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 05/15/2014
Intrigue begins at the Parthenon when wealthy American tourists Chester MacFarland and his young wife Collete meet American expat Rydal, a con artist working as a tour guide. Instead of becoming his latest marks, the two befriend him, but a murder at the couple's hotel puts all three on the run together and creates a precarious bond between them as the trio's allegiance is put to the test.

Animals (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
A young couple exists somewhere between homelessness and the fantasy life they imagine for themselves. Though they masterfully con and steal in an attempt to stay one step ahead of their addiction, they are ultimately forced to face the reality of their situation.
Brothers Bloom

The Brothers Bloom (2009)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 05/14/2009
Welcome to the world of The Brothers Bloom, where deception is an art and nothing is as it seems. The brothers have perfected their craft through years of fraternal teamwork. Now they've decided to take on one last spectacular job-luring a beautiful and eccentric heiress into an elaborate plot that takes them around the world. For as long as they can remember, the Brothers Bloom have had only each...
Special 26

Special 26 (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 144 minutes Release date: 02/07/2013
In the early 1980s in India, a group of con artists rob well-known businessmen and politicians by posing as officers of the Central Bureau of Intelligence or income tax officials. The gang stages fake raids during which they steal great amounts of money from their targets.
Midnight Cowboy

Midnight Cowboy (1969)

Rated: R Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 04/29/1969
A slightly dim-witted young Texan journeys to New York City to offer his services as a stud-for-hire, but spends a hard winter helping a tubercular con man.
Milwaukee, Minnesota

Milwaukee, Minnesota (2005)

Rated: R Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 06/02/2005
Albert is special. He can hear the fish talking under the ice. That's his secret to being a champion ice fisherman. He's well into his twenties, but Mom still accompanies him to tournaments, where he has won hundreds of thousands of dollars in prize money. When streetsmart Tuey and her hypochondriac teenaged brother, Stan, drift into Albert's quaint Milwaukee suburb, they stumble on an opportunity...

Other Side of Simple (N/A)

Rated: NR Runtime: 0 Release date: N/A
Columbus Day

Columbus Day (2007)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2007
A man who has just pulled-off the biggest heist of his life, has just found an unlikely friend in a young boy who helps change his life for the better.

The Prince, the Pimp, the Jackal and the Spayed (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/03/2014
A madam, a guru and a poker junkie try to avoid falling victims to their own cons.

Invisible (N/A)

Rated: NR Runtime: 0 Release date: N/A
Dir: Christian Ford
With: N/A

Seven Times Lucky (2003)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 11/29/2003
Harlan the aging, small-time grifter, and Fiona, the beautiful, ambitious student, both of them shilling for chicken feed while dreaming of the larger score. When they finally get their big chance, all bets are off in a game of wits and outwits that leaves Harlan's life in deeper and deeper shambles. Living in his father's shattered shadow and going on tilt for the girl only make matters worse.
Art of the Steal

The Art of the Steal (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 03/13/2014
Crunch Calhoun, a third rate motorcycle daredevil and semi-reformed art thief, agrees to get back into the con game and pull off one final lucrative art theft with his untrustworthy brother, Nicky. Reassembling the old team, Crunch comes up with a plan to steal a priceless historical book, but the successful heist leads to another far riskier plan devised by Nicky. They fail to realize each...
Color Me Kubrick

Color Me Kubrick (2007)

Rated: None Runtime: 87 minutes Release date: 03/22/2007
For months Alan Conway, a perfect stranger, passed himself off as one of the greatest film directors of all time, Stanley Kubrick. Conway knew nothing of the filmmaker or his films, but this didn't prevent him from using and abusing the credulity of those who thought they had come in contact with the mythical and equally discreet director. His success was founded not only on boundless chutzpah but...
Alleluia

Alleluia (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 08/21/2014
Manipulated by a loving and jealous husband, Gloria runs away with her daughter and starts a new life far away from home. Persuaded by her friend, Madeleine, she agrees to meet Michel through a dating site. The first time they see each other, there is a spark. Small-time crook Michel is thrilled and Gloria falls deeply in love. Out of fear, Michel runs away, but Gloria finds him and makes him...