Welcome to the sister article to Comedy Clicks! Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best comedy films that the world of cinema can offer! Today we will be looking at Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
About the Film
Summary of Plot
Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of fifty thousand dollars first..
Year Of Release
Box Office Opening Weekend
Steve Martin – Freddy Benson Michael Caine – Lawrence Jamieson Gleanne Headly – Janet Colgate Anton Rodgers – Inspector Andre Barbara Harris – Fanny Eubanks Iam McDiarmid – Arthur Dana Ivery – Mrs Reed
Song From the OST
According to the DVD commentary, when Freddy is in jail, trying to remember Lawrence’s name, the entire scene was improvised by Steve Martin.
According to Sir Michael Caine’s autobiography, the tall, straight-black-haired girl dancing next to him in the disco scene is his real-life daughter Natasha.
This movie is ranked at the number eighty-five spot on Bravo’s “100 Funniest Movies” list.
Eddie Murphy passed on the role of Freddy Benson.
The moment when Freddy’s hand has been glued to the wall all night by the sailors was Steve Martin’s idea.
The private jet that sends off Freddy is called “The president’s special”.
The crystal stemware used in the scene where Sir Michael Caine is teaching Steve Martin how to act debonair, is called Massena, and is made by Baccarat.
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