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The Sting (1973)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $159,616,327Details
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 308 $159,616,327
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 973 $159,616,327
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 23 $159,616,327
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 129 $159,616,327

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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, Crime Caper
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast

   Henry Gondorff/Mr. Shaw
   Johnny Hooker/ Kelly


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

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