About

A diamond advocate is attempting to steal a collection of diamonds, yet troubles arise when he realizes that he is not the only one after the diamonds.

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Directed by

Charles Crichton

Written by

John Cleese (Writer)
Charles Crichton (Story)

Runtime

109 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

A tale of murder, lust, greed, revenge, and seafood.

Cast

Keywords

infidelity cheating screwball zoophilia cult film heart attack farce heist stolen jewelry robbery lawyer courtroom american abroad silencer animal abuse barrister stuttering weir yelling killing a dog cutical scissors run over by a steamroller gag excuse barrel heathrow airport

Photos

Lists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#39 on Top 100 British films BFI

#21 on AFI's 100 years...100 laughs AFI

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar for Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Oscar nomination for Best Director

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen John Cleese