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The Sting
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(599 ratings)
8.4 IMDB rating

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Paul Newman

Paul Newman

Henry Gondorff
Robert Redford

Robert Redford

Johnny Hooker
Robert Shaw

Robert Shaw

Doyle Lonnegan
Charles Durning

Charles Durning

Lt. Wm. Snyder
Ray Walston

Ray Walston

J.J. Singleton
Harold Gould

Harold Gould

Kid Twist
John Heffernan

John Heffernan

Eddie Niles


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David S. Ward

David S. Ward

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Newman & Redford

5 years, 12 months ago at Apr 27 16:43
1 vote
Paul Newman and Robert Redford are my two reasons for watching this. I don’t recall seeing such astonishing, mind-blowing performances.

The witty dialogue, the soundtrack, the themes of loyalty and deception are the other reasons.

Review of The Sting

1 year ago at Apr 8 7:18
1 vote
The Sting is an ideal example of a fun, forgettable comedy. It's reasonably entertaining, it's pretty clever, and it's well acted. It's no masterpiece, and the twists and characters may feel overused now, but The Sting is still a decent way to spend 2 hours.

Master con man, Johnny Hooker seeks revenge and reward to scam Doyle Lonnegan, a gang leader who killed Hooker's long time cri... read more

A Movie That Doesn't Swindle You

5 years ago at Apr 16 5:31
1 vote
I always felt that scripting a movie that focuses on a successful elaborate con-job really requires an exercizing of creativity from the writer. Bringing in all the elements of the characters & acts to pull off a scheme that is both credible in it's enactment & at the same time fascinating in it's grand unfolding is a balancing act on a extremely narrow margin.
This was one of the 1st. ones... read more
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Description: Johnny Hooker is a young con-man who is being taught by Luther. One day they pull one of their con jobs and net themselves a huge roll. What they don't know is that the man they conned is the courier for a numbers runner. And it turns out that the boss, Doyle Lonigan, considers it an attack on him and orders all the people involved te ... (more)
Release date: 26 December 1973
UPC: 025192016523
Crime (24), Comedy (19), Drama (14), 1970s (12), Murder (9), Heist (9), 1973 (8), Gangster (8), Caper (7), Twist Ending (7), Gambling (7), Fbi (6), Casino (6), Revenge (6), Organized Crime (5), Con (5), Usa (4), Carousel (4), 1930s (3), Waitress (3)
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