A group of hustlers encounter "The Dean" and pull off a successful sting that results in their pursuit by a vengeful gangster.
|Carl Mazzocone Sr.||饰||Older Wiseguy (as Carl M. Mazzocone Sr.)|
|乔治·托瓦尔 (George Tovar)||饰||Paulie|
|弗兰克·梅德拉诺 (Frank Medrano)||饰||Sal|
|杰森·切尔博 (Jason Cerbone)||饰||Young Stevens|
|Cobalt Media Group|
|Merv Griffin Entertainment|
|发行公司||Card Mechanics Productions LLC (All media)|
|Winchester Films (2004) (Theatrical) (United Kingdom)|
|首映票房（美国）||$10,696, 11 April 2004|
- 博·霍普金斯' character is named John Scarne. John Scarne was also a famous sleight of hand artist during the mid-20th Century. He was best known for exposing crooked gambling to the public. In 骗中骗 (1973) he doubles for 保罗·纽曼's hands.
- Charlie Miller, Max Malini, Dai Vernon/"The Professor", Larry Jennings, Nate Leipzig and Jacob Daley are all famous sleight-of-hand magicians. In fact, nearly every major male character in the film is named for a sleight-of-hand magician.
- The hands seen performing card tricks in the beginning of the film belong to writer/director Damian Nieman (who's hand wears a spade ring), R. Paul Wilson, Jason England, and Earl Nelson, all real life card mechanics. Nieman also taught (along with Earl Nelson and R. Paul Wilson) 西尔维斯特·史泰龙 and 斯图尔特·汤森德 how to perform their card tricks for the film.