#59. F for Fake (1973)


– Directors: Orson Welles, Gary Graver, Oja Kodar, François Reichenbach

– Stacker score: 88.7

– Metascore: 87

– IMDb user rating: 7.8

– Runtime: 89 minutes

This documentary about fraud was narrated by directing legend Orson Welles, who, after his involvement in a notorious Martian invasion, was no stranger to fakery. “F is for Fake” focuses on two phonies, art forger Elmyr de Hory and Elmyr’s biographer, Clifford Irving. Irving also wrote a fraudulent Howard Hughes autobiography.