Series about scammers and swindlers

Series about scammers and swindlers
List of the best series about scammers, deceivers and swindlers: The Serpent, Hustle, Pros and Cons, Jett, Shuler, The Righteous Gemstones, Quiz, Inventing Anna, Perpetual Grace LTD, Gravity Falls.

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

Genre
Country
The Serpent (2021)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom

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.

Hustle (2004)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:43

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

Pros and Cons (2018)
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?

Jett (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:02

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.

Shuler (2013)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryUkraine
Duration08:40

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

The Righteous Gemstones (2019)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:57

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

Quiz (2020)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, crime, history, game
CountryUnited Kingdom

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.

Inventing Anna (2022)
Genredrama
CountryUSA

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.

Perpetual Grace LTD (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:53

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.

Gravity Falls (2012)
Markimdb: 8.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, short, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:22

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.

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Luck (2012)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration00:55

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.

The Mentalist (2008)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

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.

Black Monday (2019)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA

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.

House of Lies (2012)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:29

Charming, fast talking Marty Kaan and his crack team of management consultants know how to play the corporate game better than anyone, by using every dirty trick in the book to woo powerful CEOs and close huge deals. In the board rooms, barrooms, and bedrooms of the power elite, corruption is business as usual and everyone's out for themselves first. Nothing is sacred in this scathing, irreverent satire of corporate America today.

Stranger Things (2016)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:09

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

Leverage (2008)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

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.

Света с того света (2018)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration01:05

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Scoundrels (2010)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

A family of small-time criminals try to go straight after the father is sent to prison.

Unprincipled (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia

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.

Shameless (2011)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:55

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.

Lupin (2021)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, drama, crime, detective
CountryFrance, USA

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.

The Great Heist (2020)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryColombia

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

Impastor (2015)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:46

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.

FBI: Most Wanted (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

The Fugitive Task Force relentlessly tracks and captures the notorious criminals on the Bureau’s Most Wanted list. Seasoned agent Jess LaCroix oversees the highly skilled team that functions as a mobile undercover unit that is always out in the field, pursuing those who are most desperate to elude justice.

Money Heist (2017)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySpain
Duration01:52

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.

The Owl House (2020)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA

An animated fantasy-comedy series that follows Luz, a self-assured teenage girl who accidentally stumbles upon a portal to a magical world where she befriends a rebellious witch, Eda, and an adorably tiny warrior, King. Despite not having magical abilities, Luz pursues her dream of becoming a witch by serving as Eda's apprentice at the Owl House and ultimately finds a new family in an unlikely setting.

Banshee (2013)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Banshee is an American drama television series set in a small town in Pennsylvania Amish country and features an enigmatic ex-con posing as a murdered sheriff who imposes his own brand of justice while also cooking up plans that serve his own interests.

Lie to Me (2009)
Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

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.

Golden Life (2015)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryHungary

Shamed by his father's dying words, con man Attila Miklosi tries to go straight but eventually succumbs to pressure from his demanding wife Janka and his boss, Endre Hollos, and returns to his life of crime. When his son tries to follow him into the criminal underworld, Attila questions if he will be able to shield the boy.

Salamander (2012)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryBelgium
Duration00:40

A police inspector investigates the robbery of 66 safe deposit boxes at a private bank in Brussels.




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