PG | | Comedy, Crime, Drama
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.
When Kid Twist is in the bar, looking for recruits for the planned Sting, he is told the bar is full of good people, and he can have his pick, to which Kid Twist replies, "they have to be the quill." In gangster slang, this means they must be the ... ...
FBI Agent Polk:
Sit down and shut up, will ya? Try not to live up to all my expectations.
During the scene in the alley where Hooker, Luther and Erie Kid are playing a con on Mottola, Hooker is "fighting" with Erie Kid while Mottola watches. Mottola's hat falls off his head to the ground, but in the next shot, his hat is back on his head.
The opening animated logo for Universal Pictures is in 1930s style, matching the movie's setting, instead of the 1970s version.
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