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...
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...
Identity Thief

Identity Thief (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 02/07/2013
Unlimited funds have allowed Diana to live it up on the outskirts of Orlando. There's only one glitch: she's financing her shopping sprees with an ID stolen from Sandy Patterson, an accounts rep who lives halfway across the U.S. With only one week to hunt down the con artist before his world implodes, the real Sandy Patterson is forced to extreme measures to clear his name. He hits the road to...

Other Side of Simple (N/A)

Rated: NR Runtime: 0 Release date: N/A
Deal

The Deal (2007)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 11/29/2007
A down-and-out film producer agrees to make his nephew's film about 19th century English statesman, Benjamin Disraeli, but can only get financing if he casts a well-known action star. The production abruptly comes to a standstill when the lead actor is kidnapped from the film set. The producer, with help from with a struggling creative executive, comes up with plan to save the star and the movie...
Hoax

The Hoax (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 04/05/2007
In 1971, Clifford Irving, an ambitious yet struggling writer who's been looking for that one big story for so long, brazenly decides to make one up. At first the idea is just a savvy artistic prank, but if that's what the world wants, Irving believes he can take it further. Shrouding himself in a clever cloud of secrecy, he drops the news to a major publisher that he has been approached by the one...
Art and Craft

Art and Craft (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 09/18/2014
Mark Landis has been called one of the most prolific art forgers in U.S. history. His impressive body of work spans thirty years, covering multiple styles and periods. And while the copies could fetch impressive sums on the open market, Landis isn't in it for money but, instead, donates his fakes to museums across the country. When Matthew Leininger, a tenacious registrar in Cincinnati, discovers...
Dir: Jennifer Grausman
With: N/A

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.
Columbus Day

Columbus Day (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/27/2014
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.
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...
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.
Matchstick Men

Matchstick Men (2003)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 116 minutes Release date: 09/11/2003
Meet Roy and Frank, a couple of professional small-time con artists. What Roy, a veteran of the grift, and Frank, his ambitious protégé, are swindling these days are "water filtration systems," bargain-basement water filters bought by unsuspecting people who pay ten times their value in order to win bogus prizes like cars, jewelry and overseas vacations--which they never collect. These scams...
Brothers Grimm

The Brothers Grimm (2005)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 08/25/2005
Legendary fairytale scribes, brothers Will and Jake Grimm, travel around the Napoleonic countryside vanquishing monsters and demons in exchange for quick money. But when the French authorities figure out their scheme, the con men are forced to contend with a real magical curse when they enter an enchanted forest where young maidens keep disappearing under mysterious circumstances.
Redbelt

Redbelt (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 05/01/2008
In the west-side of Los Angeles fight world, a world inhabited by bouncers, cagefighters, cops and special forces types, Mike Terry is a Jiu-Jitsu teacher who has avoided the prize fighting circuit, choosing instead to pursue an honorable life by operating a self-defense studio with a samurai's code. Terry and his wife Sondra struggle to keep the business running to make ends meet. An accident on...
Ant-Man

Ant-Man (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/16/2015
Able to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero to help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of powerful threats. Against seemingly insurmountable odds, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist to save the world.
Monte Carlo

Monte Carlo (2011)

Rated: PG Runtime: 108 minutes Release date: 06/30/2011
While on a trip to Paris with her best friend and soon-to-be-stepsister, Grace is mistaken for a British socialite, resulting in all three young women flying to Monte Carlo for a charity ball, auction, and the chance for international romance. However, when a million-dollar necklace goes missing, Grace and her friends must scramble to find it before the auction is ruined and their identities are...
Paper Moon

Paper Moon (1973)

Rated: PG Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 03/30/1973
A bible salesman teams up with an orphan girl to form a money-making con team in Depression-era Kansas.
Little Trip to Heaven

A Little Trip to Heaven (2005)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/30/2005
When a scam artist dies with a million-dollar life insurance policy, his sister and her husband try to collect, but an insurance investigator has different plans.