From Academy Award-nominated director Ridley Scott ("Black Hawk Down," "Gladiator"), Academy Award-winning executive producer Robert Zemeckis ("Cast Away," "Contact") and screenwriter Ted Griffin ("Ocean's Eleven," "Best Laid Plans") comes this dramatic comedy based on the novel by acclaimed author Eric Garcia ("Anonymous Rex"). Academy Award-winner Nicolas Cage ("Adaptation," "Ghost Rider") stars with Sam Rockwell ("The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy," "Galaxy Quest") and Alison Lohman ("Big Fish," "White Oleander") in this comedy about a con man with an obsessive-compulsive disorder whose orderly life and latest lucrative scam are threatened by the reappearance of a teenage daughter he never knew existed.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5

68 Ratings

68 Ratings

82% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 7.1/10
  • Fresh 152
  • Rotten 33

Critics Consensus: Breezy and well-acted, Matchstick Men focuses more on the characters than on the con.

15+ COMMON SENSE

This is a movie about con games at every level.

Information

Studio
Warner Bros.
Genre
Comedy
Released
Copyright
© 2003 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

Movies in Comedy