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.
The movie was filmed on the backlot of Universal studios and the diner in which Hooker meets Lonnegan is the same diner interior used in Back to the Future (1985) in which Marty McFly first meets his father and calls Doc Brown.
Doyle, I KNOW I gave him four THREES. He had to make a SWITCH. We can't let him get away with that.
Doyle Lonnegan: What was I supposed to do - call him for cheating better than me, in front of the others?
In the alley where Hooker, Luther and Erie Kid are playing a con on Mottola, and Hooker is "fighting" with Erie Kid while Mottola watches, Hooker grabs a wooden crate from a pile of garbage to fight off the Erie Kid. In the next shot, the box has changed significantly from a low, long dark box, to a white, shorter and steeper box.
The opening animated logo for Universal Pictures is in 1930s style, matching the movie's setting, instead of the 1970s version.
Dive deep into IMDb Picks, Amazon Originals, and more.