Movies Based On Real-Life Scams

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The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" vividly portrays the real-life scams of Jordan Belfort, offering a high-energy, darkly comedic take on financial fraud and excess in the corporate world.

The Wizard of Lies (2017)

The Wizard of Lies, delves into the infamous Bernie Madoff scandal, starring Robert De Niro as Madoff, providing a somber and gripping exploration of one of the most significant financial frauds in history.

Special 26 (2013)

Inspired by true events, "Special 26" revolves around a group of con artists who pull off heists by posing as CBI officers, delivering a thrilling narrative based on real-life incidents of impersonation and scams.

Catch Me if You Can (2002)

Based on the life of Frank Abagnale Jr., "Catch Me if You Can" recounts his astonishing journey as a master forger and impostor, skillfully blending humor and drama in depicting real-life scams from the 1960s.

Dolly Ki Doli (2015)

Dolly Ki Doli, takes a comedic spin on real-life scams, with Sonam Kapoor portraying a charming con artist who marries unsuspecting men and disappears with their valuables, adding a Bollywood flair to the genre.

Bunty Aur Babli (2005)

It weaves a fictional tale inspired by real-life small-time con artists, capturing the escapades of a duo played by Abhishek Bachchan and Rani Mukerji, adding a touch of humor and charm to the world of scams in India.

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