10 Best Con Artist Movies

The highest level of deception is to deceive oneself. Fire cannot be wrapped up in paper but it always be surround by paper.Just like when you are watching a movie, you feel that the ending may have been well known but you finally found that it was a cheating.There are a lot of high IQ deception in the movies. From films of the past to some recent, Oscar-nominated films of the past few years, the con artist film has impressed for generations.

Today chilimovie recommend some excellent con artist movies for guys.Like The Sting, Snatch, The Usual Suspects,The Brothers Bloom,Catch Me If You Can and so on.When you are watching them, you may not even know that you have been deceived.


Release Date
2002-12-25
  • Rate : 7.80
  • Production Companies : Parkes/MacDonald Productions, DreamWorks SKG, Kemp Company,
  • Director : Sergio Mimica-Gezzan, Ana Maria Quintana, David H. Venghaus Jr.,
  • Stars : Leonardo DiCaprio,Tom Hanks,Christopher Walken,
  • Frank W. Abagnale Jr. is a cunning con man -- posing as a doctor, lawyer and pilot all before turning 21. He's also a deft forger, and his work attracts the attention of FBI agent Carl Hanratty, who makes it his mission to put Frank behind bars. But Frank not only eludes capture, he revels in the pursuit, even taking time to taunt Carl by phone.
Release Date
1987-12-10
  • Rate : 7.10
  • Production Companies : 20th Century Fox,
  • Director :
  • Stars : Charlie Sheen,Michael Douglas,Martin Sheen,
  • Bud Fox, ein strebsamer, junger Börsenmakler, will das schnelle Geld machen. Nachdem er den skrupellosen, millionenschweren Spekulanten Gordon Gekko kennenlernt, scheint ein Traum in Erfüllung zu gehen. Aber dieser Traum hat seinen Preis. Durch Gekko wird Bud in einen Strudel krimineller Machenschaften gezogen. Als Gekko jedoch die Fluglinie, bei der Buds Vater beschäftigt ist, zu ruinieren droht, erkennt er seinen Irrtum. Es ist die Stunde der Entscheidung von Gier gegen Gewissen.
Release Date
1983-06-07
  • Rate : 7.10
  • Production Companies : Cinema Group Ventures, Paramount,
  • Director : John Landis,
  • Stars : Eddie Murphy,Dan Aykroyd,Jamie Lee Curtis,
  • A snobbish investor and a wily street con-artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.
Release Date
1973-12-25
  • Rate : 8
  • Production Companies : Universal Pictures,
  • Director : George Roy Hill, Ray Gosnell Jr., Charlsie Bryant,
  • Stars : Paul Newman,Robert Redford,Robert Shaw,
  • Set in the 1930's this intricate caper deals with an ambitious small-time crook and a veteran con man who seek revenge on a vicious crime lord who murdered one of their gang.
Release Date
2000-09-01
  • Rate : 7.70
  • Production Companies : Screen Gems, Columbia Pictures Corporation, SKA Films,
  • Director : David Reid, Mary Haddow,
  • Stars : Jason Statham,Brad Pitt,Stephen Graham,
  • The second film from British director Guy Ritchie. Snatch tells an obscure story similar to his first fast-paced crazy character-colliding filled film “Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels.” There are two overlapping stories here – one is the search for a stolen diamond, and the other about a boxing promoter who’s having trouble with a psychotic gangster.
Release Date
2001-12-07
  • Rate : 7.20
  • Production Companies : Village Roadshow Pictures, Section Eight, NPV Entertainment,
  • Director : Annie Welles, Gregory Jacobs, Trey Batchelor,
  • Stars : George Clooney,Brad Pitt,Matt Damon,
  • Less than 24 hours into his parole, charismatic thief Danny Ocean is already rolling out his next plan: In one night, Danny's hand-picked crew of specialists will attempt to steal more than $150 million from three Las Vegas casinos. But to score the cash, Danny risks his chances of reconciling with ex-wife, Tess.
Release Date
2003-09-01
  • Rate : 6.90
  • Production Companies : Saturn Films, Scott Free Productions, Rickshaw Productions,
  • Director :
  • Stars : Nicolas Cage,Sam Rockwell,Alison Lohman,
  • A phobic con artist and his protege are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the con artist's teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly.
Release Date
2010-07-14
  • Rate : 8.20
  • Production Companies : Legendary Pictures, Warner Bros., Syncopy,
  • Director :
  • Stars : Leonardo DiCaprio,Joseph Gordon-Levitt,Ellen Page,
  • Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.
Release Date
1990-10-10
  • Rate : 6.60
  • Production Companies : Miramax Films, Cineplex-Odeon Films,
  • Director : Stephen Frears,
  • Stars : Anjelica Huston,John Cusack,Annette Bening,
  • A young short-con grifter suffers both injury and the displeasure of reuniting with his criminal mother, all the while dating an unpredictable young lady.
Release Date
2015-02-25
  • Rate : 6.70
  • Production Companies : DiNovi Pictures, Kramer & Sigman Films, RatPac-Dune Entertainment,
  • Director : Anna Rane,
  • Stars : Will Smith,Margot Robbie,Rodrigo Santoro,
  • A veteran grifter takes a young, attractive woman under his wing, but things get complicated when they become romantically involved.