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Matchstick Men (2-Sep-2003)

Director: Ridley Scott

Writers: Nick Griffin; Ted Griffin

From novel: Matchstick Men by Eric Garcia

Keywords: Crime, Con Artists

Two con men attempting to pull off a grand caper must contend with the sudden arrival of the senior huckster's estranged daughter.

Roy Waller and Frank Mercer, two full-time con artists with a penchant for a killer swindle, find themselves primed for a glorious payday with the sale of hilariously overpriced "water filtration systems" to gullible individuals and rigged prize "giveaways". Complicating matters for the pair is Roy's growing inability to maintain a sound mind brought about by severe agoraphobia and a moribund social life, troubles growing in severity when his estranged teenage daughter unexpectedly enters the picture and threatens the continued existence of his bustling racket.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Nicolas Cage
7-Jan-1964   Leaving Las Vegas
Beth Grant
18-Sep-1949   Sissy Hickey on Sordid Lives
Alison Lohman
18-Sep-1979   Matchstick Men
Bruce McGill
11-Jul-1950   Character actor, Animal House
Jenny O'Hara
24-Feb-1942   Dixie Randazzo on My Sister Sam
Sam Rockwell
5-Nov-1968   Lawn Dogs


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