The Fortune Cookie

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The Fortune Cookie

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Jack Lemmon

Harry Hinkle

Walter Matthau

Willie Gingrich

Ron Rich

Luther 'Boom Boom' Jackson

Judi West

Sandy Hinkle

Storyline

A cameraman gets injured by a football player during a game and goes to the hospital. There, his cunning brother in law (who happens to be a lawyer) convinces him to pretend that his legs have been paralyzed. This way, they can receive a huge indemnity from the insurance company. Of course, the insurance company's men suspect that the paralysis is a fake one, and so a big "game" begins. The first collaboration of the successful team of Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon.


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Good movie03 May 2016

Funny classic which is the first pairing of Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau. Matthau is simply brilliant in this film.

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