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    8 Awesome Movies Inspired By Real-Life Con Artists

    I CON't believe it (sorry).

    With the hype around Ocean's 8 hitting a fever pitch, it's reminded me of just how fun and badass con films are.

    But, as I've found, some of the very best con films are actually based on REAL-LIFE events.

    So, I took the liberty of rounding up a few of the coolest con artist films ever made, all based on REAL-LIFE people. You're welcome:

    1. Catch Me If You Can (2002)

    2. American Hustle (2013)

    3. American Animals (2018)

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    A brand new true crime film to sink your teeth into, American Animals was just released nation-wide June 1, 2018! The story follows the events of the "Transy Book Heist," a half-baked plan developed by four college boys which involved stealing millions of dollars worth of rare books from Kentucky’s Transylvania University. The heist goes completely sideways and, well, you'll have to watch it. Also, cutie Evan Peters in it, sooo...there's that (he must have a thing for projects that include the word "American" in the title).

    4. The Bling Ring (2013)

    5. Molly's Game (2017)

    6. I Love You, Phillip Morris (2009)

    7. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

    8. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

    What con movie is your favorite? What do YOU think is the craziest true story movie ever? Sound off in the comments below!