Russian series about scammers and crooks

List of the best Russian TV series about scammers, deceivers and swindlers: Света с того света, The Pretender, Mounted Police, Pros and Cons, Hustle, The Serpent, The Righteous Gemstones, Jett, Shuler, Inventing Anna.

In the top there are new series of 2022, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration01:05
CharactersScammers
PlotMoney, Deception
StyleEasy

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Genredetective
CountryRussia
Duration00:49
CharactersPolice, Criminals, Scammers
PlotRobbery, Relationship

Shorty after the 1917 Russian Revolution, during the New Economic Policy era, a criminal becomes a police officer through a case of mistaken identity and uses his knowledge to solve cases previously out of reach of the force.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration00:30
CharactersPolice, Horses, Scammers
StyleEasy

Corrupted criminal investigation officer, Sergey Volkov, got into serious trouble - for another trick while being drunk, the boss sends him into exile - into the ranks of exemplary mounted police. All the staff of the regiment seemed to him fabulous creatures with ancient notions of duty and homeland. Not wanting to linger on a new place, Volkov wants to leave to settle his personal affairs, but having learned that his new colleagues have fallen into a powerful batch, he nevertheless decides to come to the rescue.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryDenmark

A married couple must dust off the skills of their youth when they are forced to carry out one final million-euro con. Can they save their marriage, secure the money and pick up their eight-year-old in time for curling practice?

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:43
CharactersThe thieves, Veterans
PlotRobbery, Money
PlaceEngland
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

A motley group of London con artists pull of a series of daring and intricate stings.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSuperhero, Spy, Criminals, Scammers, Killers
PlotInvestigation, Martial Arts
StyleFascinating, Based on real events

The remarkable story of how murderer Charles Sobhraj was captured. As the chief suspect in unsolved murders of young Western travellers across India, Thailand and Nepal’s ‘Hippie Trail’ in 1975 and 1976, Sobhraj had repeatedly slipped from the grasp of authorities worldwide to become Interpol's most wanted man, with arrest warrants on three different continents.

Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:57
CharactersBrothers
PlotTravel, Religion, Mystery
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating

The story of a world-famous televangelist family with a history of deviance, greed and, yes, charitable work, all in the name of Jesus.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:02
CharactersGangsters, Single mothers
PlacePrison, USA
TimeDark ones
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating

Fresh out of prison, world-class thief Daisy ”Jett” Kowalski is forced back into doing what she does best by dangerous and eccentric criminals determined to exploit her skills for their own ends.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryUkraine
Duration08:40
PlotAdventures

USSR, Odessa, 1980s... Young Kostik wants to escape USSR so he tries to get money for that in a very adventurous way...

Genredrama
CountryUSA
CharactersScammers
PlotDeception
PlaceUSA, New York

A journalist with a lot to prove investigates the case of Anna Delvey, the Instagram-legendary German heiress who stole the hearts of New York’s social scene – and stole their money as well.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, crime, history, game
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersJudges
PlotMoney, Deception
StyleBy books, Based on real events

The story of Charles Ingram, a former British army major who caused a major scandal in the early 2000s after being caught cheating his way to winning £1 million on the game show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Ingram, his wife Diana and an accomplice, Tecwen Whittock, who was sitting in the audience, initially pulled off the on-screen heist before being caught and standing trial.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama
CountryItaly
Duration01:42
CharactersTeenagers
PlotLove, Relationship, Parties
PlaceSchool

Fed up with their families and classmates, two teen girls from a wealthy part of Rome are drawn to the city's underworld and start leading double lives.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Psychologists, Geniuses, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Revenge, Deception
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, Twisted plot

Patrick Jane, a former celebrity psychic medium, uses his razor sharp skills of observation and expertise at "reading" people to solve serious crimes with the California Bureau of Investigation.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration00:55
CharactersHorses, Businessmen
PlotSports

A drama set in the world of horse racing focusing on lives of owners, jockeys, trainers and gamblers who are all tied to the same horse track.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama, history
CountryUSA
Duration00:45
CharactersDoctors, Nurses, Surgeons
PlotMedicine
PlaceHospitals, USA
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Dark, Fascinating, Touching

Set in downtown New York in 1900, 'The Knick' is centered on the Knickerbocker Hospital and the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff who work there, pushing the bounds of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and zero antibiotics. John Thackery is a brilliant surgeon pioneering new methods in the field, despite his secret addiction to cocaine. He leads a team of doctors including his protégé Dr. Everett Gallinger; the young Dr. Bertie Chickering Jr. and Dr. Algernon Edwards, a promising surgeon who's been recently thrust upon him. The lively cast of characters at the hospital also includes Cornelia Robertson, the daughter of its benefactor, Captain August Robertson; surly ambulance driver Tom Cleary; Lucy Elkins; a fresh-faced nurse from the country; the crooked hospital administrator Herman Barrow; and Sister Harriet, a nun who isn't afraid to speak her mind.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
CharactersLosers, Traders
PlotMoney, Parties, Stock exchanges
PlaceWall Street
StyleFascinating

Taking viewers back to October 19, 1987 – aka Black Monday, the worst stock market crash in Wall Street history – this is the story of how a group of outsiders took on the blue-blood, old-boys club of Wall Street and ended up crashing the world’s largest financial system, a Lamborghini limousine, Don Henley’s birthday party and the glass ceiling.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersHackers, The thieves, Investigators, Partners, Actors
PlotRobbery
StyleSpectacular

Leverage follows a five-person team: a thief, a grifter, a hacker, and a retrieval specialist, led by former insurance investigator Nathan Ford, who use their skills to fight corporate and governmental injustices inflicted on ordinary citizens.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:53
CharactersFamily, Scammers
PlotMoney, Mystery
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fancy, Twisted plot

James, a disgraced firefighter turned grifter, seizes a chance, illicit opportunity to reverse his life’s worsening course as he attempts to prey upon Pastor Byron Brown, who turns out to be far more dangerous than he appears.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryRussia
CharactersPolice, Criminals
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSSR

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Markimdb: 8.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:55
CharactersFamily, Teenagers, Gays, Scammers, The thieves
PlotMoney
PlaceUSA
StylePopular, Fancy, Uplifting

Chicagoan Frank Gallagher is the proud single dad of six smart, industrious, independent kids, who without him would be... perhaps better off. When Frank's not at the bar spending what little money they have, he's passed out on the floor. But the kids have found ways to grow up in spite of him. They may not be like any family you know, but they make no apologies for being exactly who they are.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, drama, crime, detective
CountryFrance, USA
CharactersNurses, Janitors
PlotRobbery, Revenge, Investigation, Missing people, Justice
PlacePrison, France
StyleFascinating

Inspired by the adventures of Arsène Lupin, gentleman thief Assane Diop sets out to avenge his father for an injustice inflicted by a wealthy family.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryColombia
PlotRobbery

Based on the 1994 robbery of US$33 million from Colombia's central bank, which turned the country upside down.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySweden, Germany, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Belgium, United Kingdom
CharactersSerial killers
PlotInvestigation, Death
StyleAction, Fascinating

During a snowy Christmas season in Sweden, psychologist and profiler Inger Johanne Vik finds not only herself but also her autistic daughter drawn into the investigation of a number of disturbing deaths, through which she meets detective Ingvar Nyman of “Rikskrim,” a Swedish national police force.

Markimdb: 8.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, short, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersFamily, Monsters, Brother and sister, Twins
PlotSupernatural, Magic, Adventures
PlaceSmall towns
StylePopular, Spectacular, Fancy, Fascinating

Twin brother and sister Dipper and Mabel Pines are in for an unexpected adventure when they spend the summer helping their great uncle Stan run a tourist trap in the mysterious town of Gravity Falls, Oregon.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySpain
Duration01:52
CharactersThe thieves, Criminals, Scammers, Partners
PlotLove, Robbery
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, Twisted plot

To carry out the biggest heist in history, a mysterious man called The Professor recruits a band of eight robbers who have a single characteristic: none of them has anything to lose. Five months of seclusion - memorizing every step, every detail, every probability - culminate in eleven days locked up in the National Coinage and Stamp Factory of Spain, surrounded by police forces and with dozens of hostages in their power, to find out whether their suicide wager will lead to everything or nothing.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:09
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Childrens, Single mothers
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Apocalypse, Investigation, Adventures
PlaceSchool, Parallel worlds, Small towns, Portals to other worlds
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, For children, Atmospheric

When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:46
PlaceSmall towns, USA
StyleEasy, Action, Fascinating

Buddy Dobbs, a slacker on the run from a loan shark, steals a man's identity and ends up posing as a small town's new gay pastor.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
CharactersRich, Couriers
PlotLove, Treason, Relationship
PlaceRussia
StyleFascinating

Collection of satirical sketches, telling about the decent inhabitants of the Patriarchal Ponds and their obscene stories. The series includes touching, outrageous and full of love intimate stories that are not accepted to speak out loud.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountrySpain
Duration00:56
CharactersSerial killers
PlotInvestigation, Death
PlaceSmall towns
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating

The disastrous meltdown of a nuclear power plant in Northern Spain created a contaminated no-go zone and left the nearby provincial city and inhabitants in a state of shock and mourning. Three years later, while the city prepares for the commemoration ceremony, a mutilated body is found in a warehouse. Police inspector Hector Uria's search for the murderer takes him deep into the no-go zone and into his own past.

Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Psychologists, Partners
PlotInvestigation, FBI, Mystery, Deception
PlaceOffice

The world's leading deception researcher, Dr. Cal Lightman, studies facial expression, body language and tone of voice to determine when a person is lying and why, which helps law enforcement and government agencies uncover the truth. But his skills also make it easier for him to deceive others.





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