PG | | Comedy, Crime
Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of fifty thousand dollars first.
The music used when Freddy goes on a shopping spree after first arriving back on the Riviera is the same music used for the opening titles of the U.K. sitcom French Fields (1989), which also featured Anton Rodgers.
Lady with Pearls:
Your Highness, please allow me to make this little contribution.
Lawrence Jamieson: No, I cannot accept them.
Lady with Pearls: But think of what these could do for your cause.
Lawrence Jamieson: Even though I know those pearls would mean freedom for many of my people, I will not take them.
Lady with Pearls: Please. ...
Lawrence Jamieson: ...
When Janet and Freddy are kissing in the guest room near the end of the film, a boom mic is reflected in the mirror behind them as they move towards the bed.
While the names of Stanley Shapiro and Paul Henning appear in the credits as two of this film's three writers, they are actually there just to credit their script for Bedtime Story (1964), of which this is a remake.
$3,840,498 18 December 1988