Dirty rotten scoundrels (Captioned)

United States, 1988

Film
Please note

Sorry, we aren't able to make images or video for this item available to the public online.

In Beaumont-sur-mer on the French Riviera, Lawrence Jamison (Michael Caine), a suave stylish con man who is an expert at extracting jewels from rich, married women must find a way to deal with crass new competition in the person of Freddy Benson (Steve Martin), a small time scam artist who tells tragic tales about his grandma to secure a few francs from almost anyone! Eventually they decide to compete and make a wager that whoever cannot swindle a certain naive soap heiress (Glenne Headly) for $50,000 must leave the French Riviera hunting ground. A remake of the 1964 “Bedtime stories”.

How to watch

Stream, rent or buy via Just Watch Logo

Collection

In ACMI's collection

Credits

director

Frank Oz

producer

Bernard Williams

production company

Orion Pictures Corporation

Duration

01:46:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1988

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302818

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Sound/audio

Captioned

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q185248

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/81702--dirty-rotten-scoundrels-captioned/ |title=Dirty rotten scoundrels (Captioned) |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=30 September 2023 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}