5 best movies about frauds and scams.

5 best Hollywood movies about frauds and scams – based on true incidents, real persons and more.

Hollywood has took on some of the biggest scams and people who committed shocking frauds when it came to tell a story on big screen. From making a documentary film to having a full feature starring some of the biggest actors in the world, these movies shows the corruptions, bribery and frauds in much trusted organizations as well.

Here are 5 Hollywood films about scams.


1. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013).

This Leonardo DiCaprio movie, directed by Martin Scorsese, is based on the life of Jordan Belfort and his security frauds and corruption in Wall Street. Also starring Margot Robbie and Jonah Hill the film was a critical and commercial success.

2. Catch Me If You Can (2002).

Seems like fans do love watching Leonardo DiCaprio play characters who commit scams, as before The Wold of Wall Street, he played a young man commiting various scams and frauds in Steven Spielberg’s Catch Me If You Can which also starred Tom Hanks.

3. American Hustle (2013).

American Hustle – featuring Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper and directed by Davod O Russel – is based on corruption in FBI’s ABSCAM operation.

4. The Big Short (2015).

Another Christian Bale starrer movie about fraud and scam is The Big Short which was directed by Adam Mckay. The film also featured Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling and Steve Carell telling the true story of investors involved in profitting scam during financial crisis of 2000s.

5. Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005).

This Alex Gibney directorial documentary shows the accounting fraud in one of the bigest energy companies – Enron Corporation.

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