The Sting (1973)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Drama


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Two grifters team up to pull off the ultimate con.


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  • 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
  • "The Sting" Robert Redford, Paul Newman 1973 Universal

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Cast & Crew

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Director:

George Roy Hill

Writer:

David S. Ward

Did You Know?

Trivia

David S. Ward got the idea for this movie when he was working on the script for Steelyard Blues (1973), which includes a pickpocketing scene. Researching this, Ward found himself reading about con artists. Ward had shown the other screenplay to Tony Bill, so he now gave him an outline of this... ...


Quotes

Henry Gondorff: You not gonna stick around for your share?
Johnny Hooker: Nah. I'd only blow it.


Goofs

The person that manipulates the cards on the train has noticeably longer nails than Henry. (See Trivia)


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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