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Genres

Con Artist / Hustler

Movies About People Faking Reality and/or Playing People
1978-Present



RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1 Identity Thief Uni. $34,551,025 25.7% 3,141 $11,000 $134,506,920 2/8/13
2 Catch Me If You Can DW $30,053,627 18.3% 3,156 $9,522 $164,615,351 12/25/02
3 21 Sony $24,105,943 29.7% 2,648 $9,103 $81,159,365 3/28/08
4 American Hustle Sony $19,106,933 12.7% 2,507 $7,621 $150,117,807 12/20/13
5 Bowfinger Uni. $18,062,550 27.2% 2,706 $6,675 $66,384,775 8/13/99
6 Maverick WB $17,248,545 17.0% 2,537 $6,798 $101,631,272 5/20/94
7 White Men Can't Jump Fox $14,711,124 19.3% 1,923 $7,650 $76,253,806 3/27/92
8 Matchstick Men WB $13,087,307 35.5% 2,711 $4,827 $36,906,460 9/12/03
9 Intolerable Cruelty Uni. $12,525,075 35.5% 2,564 $4,884 $35,327,628 10/10/03
10 Mo' Money Col. $12,385,415 30.8% 1,689 $7,332 $40,227,006 7/24/92
11 Heartbreakers MGM $11,801,323 29.3% 2,750 $4,291 $40,336,607 3/23/01
12 The Distinguished Gentleman BV $10,611,040 22.7% 1,933 $5,489 $46,666,502 12/4/92
13 Jackie Brown Mira. $9,292,248 23.4% 1,370 $6,783 $39,673,162 12/25/97
14 Two for the Money Uni. $8,703,240 37.9% 2,391 $3,640 $22,991,379 10/7/05
15 Rounders Mira. $8,459,126 36.9% 2,176 $3,887 $22,912,409 9/11/98
16 Heist WB $7,823,521 33.3% 1,891 $4,137 $23,510,841 11/9/01
17 The Color of Money BV $6,357,877 12.2% 635 $10,012 $52,293,982 10/17/86
18 Boiler Room NL $5,742,129 33.8% 1,335 $4,301 $16,970,581 2/18/00
19 The Words CBS $4,750,894 41.3% 2,801 $1,696 $11,494,838 9/7/12
20 Confidence Lions $4,563,588 37.2% 1,871 $2,439 $12,251,640 4/25/03
21 For Love or Money Uni. $4,016,220 36.0% 1,626 $2,470 $11,146,270 10/1/93
22 Tin Men BV $4,006,579 15.8% 684 $5,857 $25,411,386 3/13/87
23 Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Orion $3,840,498 9.1% 1,466 $2,619 $42,039,085 12/16/88
24 Opportunity Knocks Uni. $3,512,625 30.9% 1,275 $2,755 $11,359,129 3/30/90
25 The Big Bounce WB $3,336,374 51.4% 2,304 $1,448 $6,489,476 1/30/04
26 The Grifters Mira. $3,311,000 24.6% 766 $4,322 $13,446,769 1/25/91
27 The Sting II Uni. $3,106,108 48.9% 1,294 $2,400 $6,347,072 2/18/83
28 Birthday Girl Mira. $2,370,809 46.1% 1,000 $2,370 $5,142,576 2/1/02
29 Glengarry Glen Ross NL $2,104,402 19.6% 416 $5,058 $10,725,228 10/2/92
30 Diggstown MGM $1,504,099 31.1% 733 $2,051 $4,836,637 8/14/92
31 The Hoax Mira. $1,229,781 17.2% 1,069 $1,150 $7,164,995 4/20/07
32 Criminal WIP $283,209 30.5% 77 $3,678 $929,233 9/10/04
33 Just the Ticket MGM $247,585 57.5% 82 $3,019 $430,404 2/26/99
34 Rascals Eros $168,082 61.4% 61 $2,755 $273,829 10/7/11
35 The Spanish Prisoner SPC $124,011 1.3% 7 $17,716 $9,584,314 4/3/98
36 House of Games Orion $116,677 4.5% 9 $12,964 $2,585,639 10/16/87
37 The Brothers Bloom Sum. $90,400 2.6% 4 $22,600 $3,531,756 5/15/09
38 Still Breathing Oct. $86,659 37.9% 67 $1,293 $228,455 5/1/98
39 The Big Kahuna Lions $80,957 2.6% 8 $10,119 $3,165,544 4/28/00
40 Crying Ladies Unit. $65,664 49.4% 10 $6,566 $132,920 2/20/04
41 Shooting Fish FoxS $56,240 15.0% 23 $2,445 $375,261 5/1/98
42 Six Degrees of Separation MGM $53,058 0.8% 2 $26,529 $6,405,918 12/10/93
43 The Two Faces of January Magn. $43,116 13.1% 6 $7,186 $328,309 9/26/14
44 Nine Queens SPC $40,724 3.3% 5 $8,144 $1,222,889 4/19/02
45 Casino Jack ATO $34,528 3.3% 7 $4,933 $1,042,959 12/17/10
46 Traveller Oct. $30,855 5.8% 6 $5,142 $534,010 4/18/97
47 Imaginary Crimes WB $21,748 24.3% 7 $3,106 $89,611 10/14/94
48 Welcome to Woop Woop MGM $19,812 52.7% 5 $3,962 $37,621 11/13/98
49 Shade RKO $10,696 42.7% 1 $10,696 $25,032 4/9/04
50 Deadfall Trim. $9,183 50.0% 2 $4,591 $18,369 10/8/93
51 Circus Sony $8,406 57.2% 8 $1,050 $14,693 9/15/00
52 Milwaukee, Minnesota Tar. $7,517 42.9% 3 $2,505 $17,528 6/3/05
53 Yonkers Joe Magn. $2,073 25.0% 2 $1,037 $8,286 1/9/09
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 30 titles):
$10,139,22123.2%1,898$5,342$43,653,858-

Note: Only movies with opening weekend grosses are listed on this chart.


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