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A snobbish investor and a wily street con-artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.

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Directed by

John Landis

Written by

Timothy Harris (Screenplay)
Herschel Weingrod (Screenplay)

Runtime

116 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

They're not just getting rich... They're getting even.

Cast

Keywords

christmas tree millionaire fish out of water hoodlum rags to riches broker beggar wager commodities investor big shot wrongful arrest riches to rags

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Lists

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Best Adaptation Score Elmer Bernstein