Most Popular Grifter Movies and TV Shows
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1. Les Misérables (2012)
PG-13 | 158 min | Drama, History, Musical
In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter. The decision changes their lives forever.
Votes: 287,121 | Gross: $148.81M
2. Zombieland (2009)
R | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror
A shy student trying to reach his family in Ohio, a gun-toting tough guy trying to find the last Twinkie, and a pair of sisters trying to get to an amusement park join forces to travel across a zombie-filled America.
Votes: 461,647 | Gross: $75.59M
4. Focus (II) (2015)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In the midst of veteran con man Nicky's latest scheme, a woman from his past - now an accomplished femme fatale - shows up and throws his plans for a loop.
Votes: 193,100 | Gross: $53.86M
5. The Last Seduction (1994)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A devious sexpot steals her husband's drug money and hides out in a small town where she meets the perfect dupe for her next scheme.
Votes: 19,126 | Gross: $6.14M
6. Maverick (1994)
PG | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Bret Maverick, needing money for a poker tournament, faces various comic mishaps and challenges, including a charming woman thief.
Votes: 95,348 | Gross: $101.63M
8. The Brothers Bloom (2008)
PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Brothers Bloom are the best con men in the world, swindling millionaires with complex scenarios of lust and intrigue. Now they've decided to take on one last job - showing a beautiful and eccentric heiress the time of her life with a romantic adventure that takes them around the world.
Votes: 46,407 | Gross: $3.52M
9. House of Games (1987)
R | 102 min | Crime, Thriller
A psychiatrist comes to the aid of a compulsive gambler and is led by a smooth-talking grifter into the shadowy but compelling world of stings, scams, and con men.
Votes: 18,956 | Gross: $2.59M
12. Confidence (2003)
R | 97 min | Crime, Thriller
Jake Vig (Burns) is a consummate grifter about to pull his biggest con yet, one set to avenge his friend's murder. But his last scam backfired, leaving him indebted to a mob boss (Hoffman) and his enforcer.
Votes: 32,382 | Gross: $12.21M
13. Nine Queens (2000)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Two con artists try to swindle a stamp collector by selling him a sheet of counterfeit rare stamps (the "nine queens").
Votes: 45,979 | Gross: $1.22M
14. Solitary Man (2009)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A car magnate watches his personal and professional life hit the skids because of his business and romantic indiscretions.
Votes: 14,979 | Gross: $4.36M
17. Say It Isn't So (2001)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Romance
Jo and Gilly date. They find out they're brother and sister. Jo moves away. Gilly finds out that he's not Jo's brother and that Jo's getting married. Can he stop the wedding in time?
Votes: 12,160 | Gross: $5.52M
18. The Samaritan (I) (2012)
R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After twenty years in prison, Foley is finished with the grifter's life. When he meets an elusive young woman named Iris, the possibility of a new start looks real. But his past is proving to be a stubborn companion.
Votes: 9,085 | Gross: $0.00M
19. The Sting II (1983)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Crime
A team of cons is planning a new scam involving betting on a boxing match but one of its past victims aims to exact revenge by eliminating the whole group.
Votes: 1,891 | Gross: $6.35M
20. Powerplay (1999 TV Movie)
R | 88 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A beautiful blonde con-woman and martial artist seduces wealthy bachelors and grifts them out of their money using her wiles and deadly force if necessary.
22. Traveller (1997)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A young man, Pat, visits the clan of gypsy-like grifters (Irish Travellers) in rural North Carolina from whom he is descended. He is at first rejected, but cousin Bokky takes him on as an ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,689 | Gross: $0.50M
23. Bullseye! (1990)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Crime
Sir Roger Moore and Sir Michael Caine play dual roles in this off-beat and highly silly caper, a pair of small time conmen, and a partnership of nuclear physicists. As conmen, they use ... See full summary »
24. A Bag of Hammers (2011)
Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Drama
Two misfit best friends incapable of growing up, whose direction is tested by an abandoned child worn beyond his years. Together they invent the family they've always needed.
25. Slingshot (2005)
R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Taylor and Ashley has found the Perfect way to earn money. They seduce rich suburban women and rob them. This all goes well until Taylor falls in love with one of their victims.
28. Love the Hard Way (2001)
R | 104 min | Drama, Crime, Romance
The story of a petty thief who meets an innocent young woman and brings her into his world of crime while she teaches him the lessons of enjoying life and being loved.
Votes: 2,315 | Gross: $0.04M
29. The Box (II) (2007)
R | 87 min | Crime, Thriller
A disgraced former LAPD detective leads a home invasion in search of millions in stolen money. The plan goes awry and homicide detectives seeking answers interrogate the only survivors; a thief and a victim.
31. Smart Money (1931)
Passed | 81 min | Crime, Drama
Immigrant Greek barber has uncommon skills in playing poker and soon rises in the seedy world of illegal gambling, but pretty blondes remain his Achilles' heel.
33. Blind Shaft (2003)
Unrated | 92 min | Crime, Drama
Two Chinese coal miners have hit upon the perfect scam: murder one of their fellow mine workers, make the death look like an accident, and extort money from the boss to keep the incident ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,262 | Gross: $0.03M
34. Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena (2005)
143 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Meet Arjun Verma, a conman who plays the biggest odds and wins. Trained in the belly of Bombay, he knows how to score with women, money, and the law. His playground is his alone - AND NOBODY F***S WITH THAT...
35. Way Out West (1930)
Passed | 71 min | Action, Comedy, Music
Wise-guy carnival barker Windy bilks a group of cowboys out of their money, gets caught and is forced into working off the debt on their ranch. He falls in love with Molly, the pretty owner... See full summary »
36. The Big Squeeze (1996)
R | 98 min | Drama
Benny, a lonely drifter, is thrown off a train after cheating at cards, and into the life of Tanya, a lovely bartender. Tanya has been supporting her husband, a former ballplayer, since his... See full summary »
Votes: 258 | Gross: $0.02M
38. Poppy (1936)
Passed | 73 min | Comedy
Carny con artist and snake-oil salesman Eustace McGargle tries to stay one step ahead of the sheriff but is completely devoted to his beloved daughter Poppy.
39. The Stoolie (1972)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Crime
A police informant steals police funds earmarked for a sting operation and the case detective goes after him to retrieve the money.
40. The Alaskans (1959–1960)
60 min | Adventure
When gold was discovered in the Yukon in the 1890s, thousands of hopeful prospectors headed north for a chance at becoming rich. The easiest passage to the Yukon was through the small ... See full summary »
42. A Lady of Chance (1928)
Passed | 78 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Seasoned grifter Dolly Crandall returns to the 'badger game' but has a change of heart when she falls in love with a young man she believes is a rich Southerner.
45. Suicide Notes (2013)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy
Down on his luck playwright, Julian Parker, has written a play in which the lead character commits suicide in the final scene. The only way he can get it produced is when a money hungry ... See full summary »
46. Spirit of the Raped (1976)
79 min | Horror, Thriller
A poor woman is mugged, losses her fiancee and gets taken advantage of before turned into a sex slave. Her spirit delivers whats coming to them, all the way back to the original muggers.
49. Two Yanks in Trinidad (1942)
Approved | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Tim Readron (Pat O'Brien) and Vince Barrows (Brian Donlevy) are partners in petty crime who fall out with each other. To escape the wrath of Barrows, Readron enlists in the U.S. Army and so... See full summary »