In The Riches, Eddie Izzard and Minnie Driver play Wayne and Dahlia Malloy. The Malloys, along with their three children, go on the run after stealing money from the extended family bank.
Wayne Malloy (Eddie Izzard), patriarch to a family of Gypsy travellers in rural Louisiana, takes his wife Dahlia (Minnie Driver) and their kids on the run after stealing money from the extended family bank.
Wayne seeks a job as a lawyer while Dahlia makes an enemy of the head of the Edenfalls homeowner's association.
Wayne deals with his first day of work, while Dahlia tries to enroll the kids in an exclusive private school.Wayne shows up for his first day on the job at Panco Inc. and finds out his first task is to fire his predecessor.
Wayne must deal with Doug's ex-wife, who hasn't been receiving her alimony payments.
Wayne has to clean up after one of Hugh's shady land grabs; and Dahlia takes Cherien's job as a dental hygienist.
The Malloys are forced to uphold their promise when Di Di's fianc
Dale uses Earl's funeral to lure the Malloys back to the camp and Ginny takes the opportunity to force Di Di to marry Ken.
In order to help cover up their $40,000 theft from Hugh's safe, the Malloys con a baseball legend into investing $500,000 in Panco.
Dahlia brings home a friend from prison and Wayne must impress Hugh with a dinner party at his home in order to be made a partner.
Wayne overdoses on meth to teach Dahlia a lesson, and nearly unravels completely; and Dale attempts to ally himself with Hartley Underwood.
In Hugh's absence, Wayne runs Panco, and finds his ethics are at odds with his job; and Dahlia frets that she doesn't understand DiDi anymore.
When Doug's friend Pete shows up for a visit, the Malloys scramble to keep him from figuring out what they have done.
With visitors arriving, neighbors prying, and Dale angling for a piece of the action, the walls appear to be closing in on the Malloys. Difficult decisions loom, but it ain't over till it's over?