The Fortune Cookie Movie Review 1966

Information and Film Reviews for The Fortune Cookie the Movie

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After receiving a minor injury during a football game, a TV cameraman is convinced by his seedy lawyer brother-in-law to exaggerate his injury and start an expensive lawsuit. A classic, biting comedy by Wilder. First of several Lemmon-Matthau comedies.

Distribution

Baker & Taylor Inc., 2709 Water Ridge Pkwy., Ste. 500, Charlotte, NC 28217, Phone: (704)357-3500, Toll-free: 800-775-1800, Email: btinfo@btol.com, URL: http://www.btol.com

Available on VHS
Running time 125 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Satire & Parody, Football, Scams, Stings & Cons, Doctors & Nurses, Screen Teams: Lemmon & Matthau
Screenplay
Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond
Cast
Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Ron Rich, Cliff Osmond, Judi West, Lurene Tuttle
Cinematography
Joseph LaShelle
Director
Billy Wilder
Music
Andre Previn
Producer
Mirisch Geoffrey Productions, United Artists

Awards

Oscars 1966: Support. Actor (Matthau).

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