- Bloom in The Brothers Bloom is a male example.
- Jean's part in The Lady Eve is to lure rich men into playing high stakes card games with her Card Sharp father.
- On Hustle, this role is fulfilled by Robert Vaughan's character, Albert Stroller.
- And, relatedly, Jess on The Real Hustle
- Sophie generally takes this role on Leverage.
- In Suikoden IV, a male 'victim' tries to convince the mark to challenge a Cute Bruiser with a BFS. Somewhat ironically, he turns out to be your Personal Trainer once recruited.