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The Sting (1973)

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Domestic Box Office $159,616,327Details
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Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
93% - Certified Fresh
95% - Upright

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Movie Details

Production Budget:$5,500,000
Domestic Releases: December 25th, 1973 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: March 1st, 1992 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 129 minutes
Franchise: The Sting
Comparisons: vs. The Godfather
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Keywords: Gambling, Confidence Men
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United States


   Henry Gondorff/Mr. Shaw
   Johnny Hooker/ Kelly
Charles Durning    Lieutenant William Snyder
Eileen Brennan    Billie
Harold Gould    Kid Twist
Robert Shaw    Doyle Lonnegan
Sally Kirkland    Crystal
Jack Kehoe    Joe Erie
Ray Walston    J.J. Singleton

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DVD and Blu-ray Releases for June 5th, 2012

June 5th, 2012

While summer is usually the slowest time of the year on the home market, this week is fantastic with a lot of prime releases, including first-run, TV on DVD releases, classics and limited releases. Unfortunately, the largest single category is, "Screener is Late". You will see that phrase countless times on this list. (Perhaps it's because last week was a short week due to Memorial Day.) It is especially hard to select a Pick of the Week, because I don't like handing out that title when the screener is late. There are a few likely candidates, including Burn Notice: The Complete Fifth Season, Yellow Submarine on Blu-ray, but I went with Tomboy on DVD. More...

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