The movie Matchstick Men was based on the book Matchstick Men.
Movie details for Matchstick Men
The movie was released in 2003 and directed by Ridley Scott, who also directed Blade Runner (1982), Cold Heaven (1991), White Squall (1996), Heaven (1998), Black Hawk Down (2001) and A Good Year (2006). More information on the movie is available on Amazon.com and also IMDb.
Actors on this movie include Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, Alison Lohman, Bruce Altman, Bruce McGill, Jenny O'Hara, Steve Eastin, Beth Grant, Sheila Kelley, Fran Kranz, Tim Kelleher, Nigel Gibbs, Bill Saito, Tim Maculan, Stoney Westmoreland, Lynn Ann Leveridge, Giannina Facio, Sonya Eddy, Michael Clossin and Kim Cassidy.
Book details for Matchstick Men
Roy and Frankie are matchstick men—con artists. Partners in elegant crimes for years, they know each other like brothers and have perfected the rules of the game. Roy is the careful one, saves every penny. Frankie is the adventurous one, hungry for a big score. He wants Roy to join him in running a tricky game, but Roy is distracted by the discovery that he is the father of a punky teenage daughter from a brief marriage that ended years ago. The kid wants to get to know her father. She also wants to learn the family business. Novelist Eric Garcia takes readers into the fast and funny world of grifters with issues. Matchstick Men is a dazzling literary con game that will keep readers guessing until the last page.