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The Fortune Cookie

A very funny film, this morality tale is a deft mixture of cynicism, wit and idealism as only writer-director Wilder could do it. The only problem is that morality tales can get moralizing. While working the sidelines during a Browns-Vikings game, cameram… (more)

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(Movie Clip) Next Voice You Hear
Whiplash Willie Gingrich (Walter Matthau) realizes how to get brother-in-law Harry (Jack Lemmon) to play along when his ex-wife Sandy (Judi West) call (more…)
(Original Trailer)
A crooked lawyer trumps up an insurance case for a cameraman injured at a pro football game in The Fortune Cookie (1966), directed by Billy Wilder and (more…)
(Movie Clip) Personal Tragedy
Shyster Willie Gingrich (Walter Matthau) dazzles the defense counsel, preparing for his lawsuit on behalf of his injured brother-in-law (Jack Lemmon, (more…)
(Movie Clip) Another Take
Fed up with the insurance scam, Harry (Jack Lemmon) performs for surveillance cameras and turns on ex-wife Sandy (Judi West), prompting brother-in-law (more…)