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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)

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Louis Zorich Louis Zorich
Greek Millionaire
André Penvern André Penvern
Waiter on the Train
Xavier Maly Xavier Maly
Hotel Bellboy
Rupert Holliday-Evans Rupert Holliday-Evans
English Sailor #1
Aïna Walle Aïna Walle
Miss Krista Knudsen
Nicole Calfan Nicole Calfan
Lady in Dining Car
Bernard Williams Bernard Williams
Photographer on beach


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A good movie

8 years, 8 months ago at Mar 3 8:33
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Even though I keep watching his movies (I have seen already 22 of them), I usually have a hard time with Steve Martin. Lately, I have watched many of his movies and I must admit I don't really enjoy his work, even the most highly regarded movies such as 'The Jerk' or 'Planes, Trains & Automobiles'. However, this flick is one of the few exceptions. Indeed, it is not amongst his most famous flicks b... read more

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13 years, 8 months ago at Feb 5 12:40
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Hilarious movie, one of my all-time favorites. Great setting, fantastic cast, and impeccable timing of puns. Michael Caine's a schemer, Steve Martin a scalawag, but there's a scoundrel there somewhere...
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Master comedy director Frank Oz sets two con men against each other in a struggle for a French seaside town, the perfect territory for duping gullible and wealthy vacationers. Smooth and complacent swindler Lawrence Jamieson (Michael Caine) is infuriated when clumsy but effective con man Freddy Benson (Steve Martin) encroaches on his hunting grounds. When Benson proves persistent, Jamieson makes him a bet over who will be the first to get $50,000 out of a visiting American soap queen, with the loser leaving town.
Release date: 14 December 1988
UPC: 014381408522
Tags: Comedy (21), 1988 (8), France (7), Crime (7), Remake (5), 1980s (5), Con Artist (4), Competition (3), Michael Caine (2), Steve Martin (2), Buddies (2), Con (2), Rivalry (2), French Riviera (2), (2), Con Artists (2), Train (2), Faked Accent (1), Three Word Title (1), Roulette (1)
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" Amazon Prime- 1hr. 50min. First Viewing While the first act begins a bit too episodically and the film, at times, tries too hard to be funny, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels hits its stride as the one-ups-manship becomes more exaggerated, allowing Caine and Martin (and Glenne Headly, as the film goes on) to really dig in to the solid material. Monthly Wesley AwardBest Supporting Actor- Steve Martin Best Costume Design (Contemporary)- Marit Allen"


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