Movies about scammers and scams

List of the best movies about scammers, deceivers and swindlers: Twist, I Care a Lot, The Sleepover, The Owners, Kajillionaire, Rogue City, Rising High, The Hustle, Drunk Parents, Parasite.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Twist (2021)
Mark4 (imdb: 4)
CharactersScammers, Criminals, Thieves, Heroes
PlotRobbery, Rivalry
StyleHeavy, Exciting, Disturbing

    A Dicken’s classic brought thrillingly up to date in the teeming heartland of modern London, where a group of street smart young hustlers plan the heist of the century for the ultimate payday.

    I Care a Lot (2021)
    Markimdb: 6.2
    CharactersLawyers, Scammers, Gangsters, Judge, Drivers
    PlotCheating, Skirmishes, Abduction
    StyleUnexpected ending, Smart

      A court-appointed legal guardian defrauds her older clients and traps them under her care. But her latest mark comes with some unexpected baggage.

      The Sleepover (2020)
      Markimdb: 5.5
      CharactersScammers, Childrens, Family
      PlaceParty, School

        Two siblings who discover their seemingly normal mom is a former thief in witness protection. Mom is forced to pull one last job, and the kids team up to rescue her over the course of an action-packed night.

        The Owners (2020)
        Mark10 (imdb: 4.7)
        CharactersOld man, Scammers, Killers
        PlotRobbery, Cheating, Abduction
        StyleUnexpected ending

          A group of friends think they found the perfect easy score - an empty house with a safe full of cash. But when the elderly couple that lives there comes home early, the tables are suddenly turned. As a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues, the would-be thieves must fight to save themselves from a nightmare they could never have imagined.

          Kajillionaire (2020)
          Markimdb: 6.5
          Genredrama, crime

            Two con artists have spent 26 years training their only daughter to swindle, scam and steal at every turn. During a desperate and hastily conceived heist, they charm a stranger into joining them, only to have their entire world turned upside down.

            Rogue City (2020)
            Markimdb: 6.1
            CharactersMafia, Scammers, Gangsters, Snipers
            StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Netflix

              Caught in the crosshairs of police corruption and Marseille’s warring gangs, a loyal cop must protect his squad by taking matters into his own hands.

              Rising High (2020)
              Markimdb: 5.7
              CharactersCriminals, Businessmen, Brides, Old man, Scammers
              PlotInvestigation, Death, Money, Gambling, Wedding, Fight
              PlaceParty, Prison, Berlin, Mountains

                Charting the rise and fall of three corrupt real estate agents who accumulate absurd wealth in no time but fall into a vortex of fraud, greed and drugs.

                The Hustle (2019)
                Mark7.4 (imdb: 5.4)
                Genrecomedy, crime
                CharactersScammers, Partners, Girlfriends
                StyleFor girls, For a group of friends, Light, Fascinating

                  Two female scam artists, one low rent and the other high class, compete to swindle a naïve tech prodigy out of his fortune. A remake of the 1988 comedy "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels."

                  Drunk Parents (2019)
                  Mark4 (imdb: 3.9)
                  CharactersScammers, Family

                    Two drunk parents attempt to hide their ever increasing financial difficulties from their daughter and social circle through elaborate neighborhood schemes.

                    Parasite (2019)
                    Mark6 (imdb: 8.6)
                    Genrethriller, comedy, drama
                    CountrySouth Korea
                    CharactersPoor, Businessmen, Rich, Scammers

                      All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

                      Finding Steve McQueen (2019)
                      Mark9 (imdb: 6.2)
                      Genremelodrama, crime
                      CharactersGangsters, Scammers, Girlfriends, Sheriffs, Brothers, FBI
                      PlotRobbery, Bank robbery

                        In 1972, a gang of close-knit thieves from Youngstown, Ohio attempt to steal $30 million in illegal contributions. Based on the true story of the biggest bank heist in US history.

                        The Corrupted (2019)
                        Markimdb: 5.6
                        Genrethriller, drama
                        CountryUnited Kingdom
                        PlotChase, Betrayal
                        PlacePrison, England, London
                        StyleDisturbing, Action, Heavy

                          Set ahead of the 2012 London Olympics, the film follows Liam (Sam Claflin), an ex-con trying to win back the love and trust of his family. He has lost everything at the hands of a local crime syndicate run by Clifford Cullen (Spall), who has high-level connections in politics, finance and the police force. Liam's drive for redemption sees him caught up in a web of conspiracy, crime, and corruption.

                          The Hummingbird Project (2019)
                          Markimdb: 6.2
                          Genrethriller, drama
                          CountryCanada, Belgium
                          CharactersParents, Scammers, Brothers, Friends
                          PlotLove, Money, Relationship, Death
                          PlaceNew York, USA, Court
                          StyleTo cry, Heavy

                            A pair of high-frequency traders go up against their old boss in an effort to make millions in a fiber-optic cable deal.

                            Ocean's Eight (2018)
                            Mark9 (imdb: 7)
                            Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
                            CharactersFriends, Scammers
                            StyleFor girls, Numbers in the title

                              Debbie Ocean, a criminal mastermind, gathers a crew of female thieves to pull off the heist of the century at New York's annual Met Gala.

                              Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
                              Mark7 (imdb: 6.9)
                              Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
                              CharactersSmugglers, Scammers, Robots, Aliens, Thieves, Pirates, Monsters
                              PlotAdventure, Black holes, Death, Dancing, Money, Slavery, Robbery, Gambling
                              PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Party, Sea, Mountains, Jungle, Deserts
                              StylePopular, Unexpected ending

                                Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian.

                                Billionaire Boys Club (2018)
                                Mark6 (imdb: 5.6)
                                Genrethriller, drama, biography
                                CharactersBusinessmen, Rich, Scammers, Billionaires
                                PlotOn real events, Money, Cheating
                                PlaceParty, Wall Street, Los Angeles
                                StyleMakes me think, Fascinating, Atmospheric, Exciting

                                  Led by their fellow preppie friend Joe Hunt, a group of wealthy boys in Los Angeles during the early 1980s establish a get rich quick scam that turns deadly.

                                  The Con Is On (2018)
                                  Mark7.6 (imdb: 4)
                                  CountryUSA, United Kingdom
                                  CharactersGangsters, Scammers, Partners, Family
                                  PlotRobbery, Gambling

                                    In an effort to avoid paying of a massive gambling debt to a notorious mobster in England, a couple flees to Los Angeles and hatch a jewel theft plot.

                                    Nancy (2018)
                                    Mark7 (imdb: 6.2)
                                    Genrethriller, drama, detective
                                    PlotInternet, Investigation

                                      Nancy becomes increasingly convinced she was kidnapped as a child. When she meets a couple whose daughter went missing thirty years ago, reasonable doubts give way to willful belief.

                                      The World Is Yours (2018)
                                      Mark7 (imdb: 6.4)
                                      Genrecomedy, crime
                                      CharactersScammers, Criminals, Dogs
                                      PlotMoney, Weapon, Robbery, Gambling

                                        To escape his life of crime, a Paris drug dealer takes on one last job involving Spain, unhinged gangsters, his longtime crush and his scheming mother.

                                        Blue Iguana (2018)
                                        Mark7.4 (imdb: 5.5)
                                        Genreaction, thriller, comedy, melodrama
                                        CountryUnited Kingdom
                                        CharactersScammers, Lawyers
                                        PlotRobbery, Freedom

                                          He's a low level criminal with no future and just out of prison. She's a low level lawyer never noticed by others, a lost soul without a life. Their anger and hostility makes them serious criminals. Love happens in the strangest of places.