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The Fortune Cookie

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Genres: Comedy
Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau
Director: Billy Wilder
Plot Synopsis:

“A fine, dark, gag-filled hallucination, peopled by dropouts from the Great Society…an explosively funny live-action cartoon about petty chiselers who regard the economic system as a giant pinball machine, ready to pay off to anyone who tilts it properly.”
– Vincent Canby, The New York Times

“Producer-director-writer Billy Wilder presents in The Fortune Cookie another bittersweet comedy commentary on contemporary US mores. Generally amusing (often wildly so)…the pic is pegged on an insurance fraud in which Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau are the conspirators.”
– Variety

Director Billy Wilder, pairing for the seventh time with writing partner I.A.L. Diamond, brings us the blackest of black comedy in The Fortune Cookie (1966). The tale focuses on the travails of a TV cameraman (Jack Lemmon) who is injured while shooting a sporting event, and then inveigled into an insurance scam by his brother-in-law, the infamous Whiplash Willie (Walter Matthau). Matthau snagged a well-earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar® for his indelible comic performance.

  • Release Details
    Release Date: April 18th, 2017
    MPAA Rating: Unrated
    Movie Release Year: 1966
    Release Country: United States
    Movie Studio: Twilight Time
  • Technical Specs
    Length:126 Minutes
    Specs:Limited Edition of 3000 Units
    Video Resolution/Codec:1080p/TBA
    Aspect Ratio(s):2.35:1
    Audio Formats:English DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0
    Subtitles/Captions:English SDH
    Special Features:Isolated Music Track
    Original Theatrical Trailer