Most Popular Art Forgery Movies and TV Shows
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3. The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)
R | 113 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller
A very rich and successful playboy amuses himself by stealing artwork, but may have met his match in a seductive detective.
Votes: 83,271 | Gross: $69.30M
4. K-PAX (2001)
PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
PROT is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.
Votes: 169,947 | Gross: $50.34M
5. Gambit (I) (2012)
PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Crime
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.
8. The Art of the Steal (2013)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Crunch Calhoun, a semi-reformed art thief, agrees to get his old gang back together to pull off one last heist.
Votes: 22,511 | Gross: $0.06M
9. The Maiden Heist (2009)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Crime
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.
10. Gambit (1966)
Approved | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
An English cat burglar needs a Eurasian dancer's help to pull off the perfect heist, but even the most foolproof schemes have a way of backfiring.
14. Ordinary Decent Criminal (2000)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime
Brilliant, flamboyant master criminal Michael Lynch is more interested in his image and his posterity than the actual profit from his ill-gotten gains.
15. Deceived (1991)
PG-13 | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A man is murdered when checking authenticity of ancient Egyptian jewelry at a museum. Adrienne finds out after the death of her husband, that he was using a fake name. Are the 2 deaths linked?
Votes: 6,210 | Gross: $28.74M
16. The Good Thief (2002)
R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An aging gambler on a losing streak attempts to rob a casino in Monte Carlo. But someone's already tipped off the cops before he even makes a move.
Votes: 9,723 | Gross: $3.52M
17. Incognito (1997)
R | 108 min | Crime, Thriller
Harry Donovan is an art forger who paints fake Rembrandt picture for five hundred thousand dollars. The girl he meets and gets into bed with, in Paris, Marieke, turns out to be an art ... See full summary »
20. The Hot Touch (1981)
93 min | Crime, Drama
A master art forger and his partner in crime, an art expert who can vouch for the authenticity of the forgeries, are making a bundle. An art dealer figures out their scheme but agrees to keep quiet if they forge some art lost in WWII.
21. Tintin and the Lake of Sharks (1972)
81 min | Animation, Adventure, Crime
Tintin and his friends visit Professor Calculus at his country laboratory, only to find him and a pair of local children threatened by criminals after the inventor's work.
22. Detonator II: Night Watch (1995 TV Movie)
R | 94 min | Action, Thriller
Rembrandt's Night Watch returns to Amsterdam fake. UN agents Mike and Sabrina investigate there and in Hong Kong - stumbling on N.Korean special bombs aimed at the West's communication.
23. The Moderns (1988)
R | 126 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A struggling artist is hired to forge paintings, causing him to cross paths with his ex-wife and her powerful new husband.
Votes: 1,616 | Gross: $2.01M
24. Schtonk (1992)
115 min | Comedy
The slightly fictionalized story of an art forger, a journalist desperate for a big story, and the biggest press scandal in German history: the Hitler Diaries.
25. Art and Craft (2014)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary
When one of the most prolific art forgers in US history is finally exposed, he must confront the legacy of his 30-year con.
Votes: 1,369 | Gross: $0.22M
26. The Light Touch (1951)
Approved | 93 min | Crime, Drama
After a professional art thief steals a religious painting from an Italian museum, he tries to cheat his partner by claiming the painting was accidentally destroyed but his suspicious partner and the police are determined to find it.
27. Two Smart People (1946)
Approved | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A fugitive negotiates a 5-year sentence for the theft of half-million dollar worth of bonds but takes a short trip before surrendering, while suspecting that a con-woman, a cop and a former crime-partner are after his hidden bonds.
28. Double Blast (1994 Video)
PG | 89 min | Action, Drama
Two kids with martial arts training and their black belt father rescue a female professor from gangsters, because they want a stone tablet that she has discovered which may lead to untold ... See full summary »
30. My Friend Rockefeller (2015)
86 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
Portrait of Christian Gerhartsreiter, who posed as a Rockefeller heir for decades, but who was, in fact, a con artist and a murderer.
32. Dick Francis: In the Frame (1989 TV Movie)
Comedy, Crime, Drama
After two friends have their houses looted of expensive paintings and vintage wine collections, Cleveland finds those responsible when he travels to Germany.
33. Flight from Destiny (1941)
Approved | 75 min | Drama, Film-Noir
After philosophy Professor Todhunter is told he has 6 months left to live, he is barred from teaching by his college so there won't be a scandal if he drops dead in class. Discussing a ... See full summary »
34. The Crime Doctor's Gamble (1947)
Passed | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
On a lecture/vacation visit to Paris, Dr. Ordway drops in on his friend, the Prefecture of Police. He becomes involved in a case involving the stabbing of an old man. The man's son, not all... See full summary »
85 min | Documentary
The foundation of today's multi-billion dollar art market still reverberates with the beautiful lies of one of the most prolific art forgers of the last century.
36. Laura Bow 2: The Dagger of Amon Ra (1991 Video Game)
Adventure, Comedy, Crime
In her second detective adventure, young 1920's newspaper reporter Laura Bow is sent to cover the theft of an ancient egyptian dagger from a New York museum, where she soon finds herself ... See full summary »
40. Galatea (2008)
105 min | Thriller
Set against the gritty high art world, a gifted apprentice betrays her teacher - he is sent to prison. She dedicates the next ten years of her life to retrieve the lost pieces of their lives.
Hogan's Heroes (1965–1971)
Art for Hogan's Sake
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, War
An assertive Gen. Burkhalter "requisitions" the famous Édouard Manet painting, "The Fife Player," from the Louvre museum in Paris to give to Hermann Goering as a birthday present. Undaunted... See full summary »
At Bertram's Hotel
TV-PG | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Miss Marple spends a holiday in a luxurious London hotel. The sinister atmosphere, the odd disappearance of a clergyman and the murder of the commissionaire moves her on the trail of a clever criminal gang.
The A-Team (1983–1987)
Beverly Hills Assault
TV-PG | 49 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
When Paris-trained painter Steven "Speed" Miller disappears (actually he's beaten into hospital for refusing to work on command), his painting friend Peggy and her best friend who never ... See full summary »
State Trooper (1956– )
Coate of Many Colors
30 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Blake's murder investigation reveals that the victim lived a double-life - that of a ordinary cowhand and a famous artist.
Death and Venice: Part Two
50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Lovejoy finds it has not the beautiful Caterina he has been seeing in Venice but her greedy sister Lavinia, who is not in saving art for posterity, but herself.
Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Death in Chorus
TV-14 | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A heated competition among Midsomer church choirs is interrupted by the bludgeon murder of the Midsomer Worthy's tenor, a local artist.
Mystery!: Campion (1989–1990)
Death of a Ghost: Part 2
Not Rated | 55 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Campion discovers that the murders and art thefts are designed to hide the fact that Tom Dacre's paintings have been substituted for John Lafcadio's.
The Baron (1966– )
TV-PG | 49 min | Crime, Drama
When the beautiful woman who stole a priceless Faberge bauble from his shop is identified as a Pameranian courier, Mannering decides to visit the country's embassy and demand satisfaction. ... See full summary »