29 Best Movies Like Dirty Rotten Scoundrels ...

29 Best Movies Like Dirty Rotten Scoundrels ...

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1. Ruthless People (1986)

1h 33m Comedy

A couple, cheated by a vile businessman, kidnap his wife in retaliation—without knowing that their enemy is delighted they did.

2. Oscar (1991)

1h 49m Comedy

Angelo "Snaps" Provolone made his dying father a promise on his deathbed: he would leave the world of crime and become an honest businessman. Despite having no experience in making money in a legal fashion, Snaps sets about to keep his promise.

3. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

1h 49m Comedy Crime

A diamond advocate is attempting to steal a collection of diamonds, yet troubles arise when he realizes that he is not the only one after the diamonds.

4. The Sting (1973)

2h 9m Comedy Crime Drama

Set in the 1930s this intricate caper deals with an ambitious small-time crook and a veteran con man who seek revenge on a vicious crime lord who murdered one of their gang.

5. Heartbreakers (2001)

2h 3m Crime Comedy Romance

Max and Page are a brilliant mother/daughter con team who have their grift down to a fine science. Max targets wealthy, willing men and marries them. Page then seduces them, and Max catches her husband in the act. Then it's off to palimony city and the next easy mark.

6. The Hustle (2019)

1h 34m Comedy

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."

7. Small Time Crooks (2000)

1h 34m Comedy Crime

A loser of a crook and his wife strike it rich when a botched bank job's cover business becomes a spectacular success.

8. Bedtime Story (1964)

1h 39m Comedy

Benson, is a Casanova who tricks women into having sex with him before leaving them. He is content with his game until he meets Jamison, a real operator who poses as an exiled prince and not only gets women to share his bed but also to give him money to help him fund his supposed counter-revolution.

9. We're No Angels (1989)

2h Drama

Judith Krantz's Till We Meet Again was a 1989 TV mini-series based on the Judith Krantz novel, Till We Meet Again. It starred Mia Sara, Bruce Boxleitner, Hugh Grant and Courteney Cox.

10. Bullseye! (1990)

1h 35m Comedy

Spies force two British con men (Michael Caine, Roger Moore) to pose as look-alike scientists peddling cheap-energy fusion.

11. The Sting II (1983)

1h 42m Comedy Crime

Hooker and Gondorf pull a con on Macalinski, an especially nasty mob boss with the help of Veronica, a new grifter. They convince this new victim that Hooker is a somewhat dull boxer who is tired of taking dives for Gondorf. There is a ringer. Lonigan, their victim from the first movie, is setting them up to take the fall.

12. Gambit (2012)

1h 29m Comedy Crime

An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen.

13. Quick Change (1990)

1h 29m Comedy Crime

With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out of the city and to the airport. It sounds simple enough, but it seems that fate deserts them immediately after the bank heist. One mishap after another conspires to keep these robbers from reaching freedom.

14. Welcome to Collinwood (2002)

1h 26m Comedy

Five hapless inner-city low-lifes attempt to burgle a pawnbroker's safe, but end up being plagued by bad luck.

15. Criminal (2004)

1h 27m Action Comedy Thriller

Needing a new partner capable of intricate cons, Richard Gaddis, recruits Rodrigo, a crook with a perfect poker face. The two plan a big-time scam: selling a fake Silver Certificate to currency collector William Hannigan. Rodrigo distrusts his new associate, but needs money to help out his ill father. The situation becomes more complicated when Rodrigo falls for Gaddis' sister, Valerie, drawing another player into the game.

16. My Blue Heaven (1990)

1h 37m Action Comedy

FBI agent Barney Coopersmith is assigned to protect former Mafia figure turned informant Vincent Antonelli. In the witness protection program one is supposed to keep a low profile, but that is something that Antonelli has trouble doing. Coopersmith certainly has his hands full keeping Antonelli away from the Mafia hitmen who want to stop him testifying, not to mention the nightclubs...

17. The Crew (2000)

1h 28m Action Comedy

Four retired mobsters plan one last crime to save their retirement home.

18. Fletch (1985)

1h 38m Comedy Crime Mystery

When investigative reporter Irwin "Fletch" Fletcher goes undercover to write a piece on the drug trade at a local beach, he's approached by wealthy businessman Alan Stanwyk, who offers him $50,000 to murder him. With sarcastic wit and a knack for disguises, Fletch sets out to uncover Stanwyk's story.

19. School for Scoundrels (2006)

1h 40m Comedy Drama Romance

A young guy short on luck, enrolls in a class to build confidence to help win over the girl of his dreams, which becomes complicated when his teacher has the same agenda.

20. Sgt. Bilko (1996)

1h 30m Comedy Family

The army is known for churning out lean mean fighting machines intent on protecting our great nation. Sergeant Ernie Bilko is the leader of a ragtag group of the sorriest soldiers ever to enlist in the armed forces.

21. The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)

1h 43m Comedy Crime

Charles Dreyfus, who has finally cracked over inspector Clouseau's antics, escapes from a mental institution and launches an elaborate plan to get rid of Clouseau once and for all.

22. Take the Money and Run (1969)

1h 25m Comedy Crime

Virgil Starkwell is intent on becoming a notorious bank robber. Unfortunately for Virgil and his not-so-budding career, he is completely incompetent.

23. What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001)

30m Comedy

The life of a high school teacher who depends on the daily support, counsel, and friendship of her two best friends.

24. A Shock to the System (1990)

1h 31m Crime Comedy Drama Thriller

Madison Avenue executive Graham Marshall has paid his dues. A talented and devoted worker, he has suffered through mounting bills and a nagging wife with one thing to look forward to: a well-deserved promotion. But when the promotion is given to a loud-mouthed yuppie associate, Graham unleashes his rage on an overly aggressive panhandler, who he accidently kills by pushing him into the path of an oncoming subway train. He re-thinks his problems with an entirely new solution. First, he arranges an "accident" for his annoying wife. Then he creates another "mishap" for his boss. It seems like the world is once more Graham's oyster…but a missing cigarette lighter and a prying police detective may change all that.

25. The Wrong Box (1966)

1h 45m Crime Comedy Adventure

In Victorian England, a fortune now depends on which of two brothers outlives the other—or can be made to have seemed to do so.

26. Safe Men (1998)

1h 28m Comedy Crime

Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves in conflict with their professional colleagues. Romantic interest is added by the daughter of the underworld leader who won't date the men she knows are gangsters.

27. Amos & Andrew (1993)

1h 36m Action Comedy

When Andrew Sterling, a successful black urbanite writer, buys a vacation home on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar. After surrounding his home with armed men, Chief Tolliver realizes his mistake and to avoid the bad publicity offers a thief in his jail, Amos Odell a deal.

28. HouseSitter (1992)

1h 42m Comedy Romance

After building his dream house, architect Newton Davis proposes marriage to his girlfriend, only to be summarily rejected. He seeks solace in a one-night stand with a waitress, never imagining that a woman he slept with once would end up posing as his wife. Gwen's ruse is so effective that by the time Newton learns of his "marriage," the entire town feels like they know him.

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