The Sting (1973)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Drama


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In Chicago in September 1936, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker.


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  • Paul Newman and Robert Redford in The Sting (1973)
  • Paul Newman and Robert Redford in The Sting (1973)
  • Paul Newman in The Sting (1973)
  • "The Sting" Robert Redford 1973 Universal
  • "The Sting" Robert Redford 1973 Universal

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Cast & Crew

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Director:

George Roy Hill

Writer:

David S. Ward

Did You Know?

Trivia

Paul Newman's role, Henry Gondorff, was written for an overweight, past one's prime slob, and was a minor character. He was only in about half of David S. Ward's original screenplay, and was intended to be an older, paunchier fellow-a sort of gruff mentor to ... ...


Quotes

Doyle Lonnegan: Your boss is quite a card player, Mr. Kelly; how does he do it?
Johnny Hooker: He cheats.


Goofs

Just before hooker meets Billie, the camera crew is reflected in a passing vehicle.


Crazy Credits

The opening animated logo for Universal Pictures is in 1930s style, matching the movie's setting, instead of the 1970s version.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Comedy | Crime | Drama

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