Letterboxd Showdown 17: Con Artistry

"Swindles, screw-overs, bait-and-switches. The con artist has been a classic character since filmmaking began, slotting neatly into everything from thrillers to romantic comedies. Grifters: we love to hate ’em. So pony up, suckers. Small-time or big-time, long con or quick scam, we want your top films about confidence tricksters. Who’s the cleverest scoundrel of them all?"

  • Inception

    1

  • Catch Me If You Can

    2

  • Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

    3

  • The Handmaiden

    4

  • Ocean's Eleven

    5

  • Inside Man

    6

  • Argo

    7

  • Side Effects

    8

  • The Wolf of Wall Street

    9

  • Midnight Run

    10

  • The Usual Suspects

    11

  • Double Indemnity

    12

  • A Fish Called Wanda

    13

  • Rounders

    14

  • Scarlet Street

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