Con Games

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"Maximum security. Minimum chance of survival."
  • R
  • 2001
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 2.6  (342)

Con Games is a mystery thriller movie released in 2001. The star-studded cast includes Eric Roberts, Tommy Lee Thomas, Martin Kove, and Ross Nolan in the lead roles. The movie revolves around a notorious con artist named Travis (Eric Roberts), who takes advantage of people's weaknesses and steals their money. Travis uses his charm and wit to swindle his unsuspecting victims. He makes a living by pulling off elaborate heists and cons that bring him huge amounts of cash.

The movie takes an unexpected turn when Travis comes across a young man named Jack (Tommy Lee Thomas) who is also a con artist. Instead of taking advantage of Jack, Travis decides to take him under his wing and teach him the art of the con. Together, they start a partnership that seems to be fruitful for both of them.

However, their partnership takes a dramatic turn when Travis is suspected of murder. Travis is forced to go on the run, and Jack is left to fend for himself. With Travis out of the picture, Jack must choose between continuing his life as a con artist or turning his back on that world for good.

Con Games is a movie that grabs the audience's attention from the beginning and keeps them engaged till the end. The plot is well crafted, and the twists and turns in the story keep the audience guessing. The movie also showcases a unique insight into the world of con artists and how they operate.

Eric Roberts delivers an outstanding performance as Travis. He brings his character to life with his charm, wit, and cunning. Tommy Lee Thomas gives an equally impressive performance as Jack. He portrays the transition of his character from a con artist to a man with a conscience effectively.

Martin Kove also delivers a memorable performance as Detective Marino, who is determined to catch Travis and bring him to justice. Ross Nolan plays the role of a small-time crook, who becomes an essential part of the story's twists and turns.

The movie's direction by James Quattrochi is impressive, and the cinematography by Anthony J. Rickert-Epstein is sleek and stylish. The music of the movie by Andrew Gross is also worth mentioning, as it adds to the movie's overall appeal.

Con Games is a movie that keeps you on the edge of your seat and leaves you wanting more. The movie is a must-watch for anyone who loves mystery thrillers and crime dramas. Overall, the movie is a great package of entertainment, suspense, and drama.

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    1 hr 30 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    2.6  (342)