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The Fortune Cookie

The Fortune Cookie(1966)

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Brief Synopsis

A crooked lawyer trumps up an insurance case for a cameraman injured at a pro football game.

Cast & Crew

Billy Wilder Director
Jack Lemmon Harry Hinkle
Walter Matthau Willie Gingrich
Ron Rich Luther "Boom Boom" Jackson
Cliff Osmond Mr. Purkey
Judi West Sandy
Lurene Tuttle Mother Hinkle
Les Tremayne Thompson
Marge Redmond Charlotte Gingrich
Harry Davis Dr. Krugman
Ann Shoemaker Sister Veronica
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 19 Oct 1966
Release Date:  1966 Production Date:  [Panavision]
none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  United Artists
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Phalanx Productions, Jalem Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  125 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • The Fortune Cookie (1966) on DVD

    Jeffrey Kenison 2014-12-07

    I, for one, would like to have this comedy classic on DVD. It was directed by Billy Wilder and it stars Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau in their first... MORE>

  • The Fortune Cookie (1966)

    Mr. Blandings 2012-08-28

    Good premise and build up, but the movie falls flat toward the end. Worth watching once, however, if only for Matthau's engaging performance. MORE>

  • The Fortune Cookie

    Dashiell Barnes 2012-08-22

    A delightfully hilarious film. This film marked the first pairing of Lemmon & Matthau, who won an Academy Award for his supporting performance. Present... MORE>