Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1988
Director: Frank Oz
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 027616-869272
Running time: 1:50 (110 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: December 04, 2001
Collection type: Owned (#511)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 05, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 10 / 10
Review (video): 8 / 10
Overview
One's got a sophisticated, suave and debonair con act. The other's got...well, an act. Together, Steve Martin and Michael Caine are Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, and they're absolutely ruining the Riviera in this "hilarious battle of wits and double-crosses" (Boxoffice) that "couldn't be more delightful" (The Wall Street Journal)!

Martin is Freddy Benson, a small-time con mansleazing his way through Europe on whatever handouts he can scam. Caine is Lawrence Jamieson, an impeccably dressed and high-minded artiste who thinks Freddy is giving him — and all con men — a bad name. At first, Lawrence agrees to help Freddy spruce up his talents and his wardrobe. But when it becomes apparent that the Riviera isn't big enough for the both of them, they make a winner-take-all wager over the fortunes of a naive American soap heiress (Glenne Headly): The first one to "clean her out" can make the other clear out — and keep the Riviera and its unsuspecting tourists to himself!
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Genres
Comedy
Crime
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Orion Pictures
Media Companies:
 • MGM Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
French  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Spanish  Dolby Digital Surround
Commentary  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles
English
French
Portuguese
Spanish
Tags
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Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Commentary
 • Closed Captioned
Crew
Direction
Frank Oz....Director
Writing
Dale Launer....Writer
Stanley Shapiro....Writer
Paul Henning....Writer
Production
Dale Launer....Executive Producer
Charles Hirschhorn....Executive Producer
Bernard Williams....Producer
Cinematography
Michael Ballhaus....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Stephen A. Rotter....Film Editor
William Scharf....Film Editor
Music
Miles Goodman....Composer
Sound
Ivan Sharrock....Production Sound Mixer
Alan Splet....Supervising Sound Editor
Mark Berger....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Tom Johnson....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Richard Beggs....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Marit Allen....Costume Designer
Roy Walker....Production Designer
Steve Spence....Art Director
Damien Lanfranchi....Art Director
Dorothy Pearl....Make-up Artist
Lois Burwell....Make-up Artist
Janet Flora....Make-up Artist
Pascal Charbonnier....Make-up Artist
Matthew Mungle....Make-up Effects
Cast
Steve Martin....Freddy Benson
Michael Caine....Lawrence Jamieson
Glenne Headly....Janet Colgate
Anton Rodgers....Inspector Andre
Barbara Harris....Fanny Eubanks
Ian McDiarmid....Arthur
Dana Ivey....Mrs. Reed
Meagen Fay....Lady from Oklahoma
Frances Conroy....Lady from Palm Beach
Nicole Calfan....Lady in Dining Car
Aina Wallé....Miss Krista Knudsen
Cheryl Pay....Lady with Pearls
Nathalie Auffret....Marion
Lolly Susi....Lady in Rolls Royce
Rupert Holliday Evans....English Sailor #1
Hepburn Graham....English Sailor #2
Xavier Maly....Hotel Bellboy
Andre Penvern....Waiter on the Train
Louis Zorich....Greek Millionaire
Georges Gerrard Baffos....Assistant Hotel Manager
Valerie Beaufils....Pretty Beach Girl
Patricia Davidson....Woman with Dogs (uncredited)