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The Sting II (1983)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  18 February 1983 (USA)
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Lonnegan is planning to get back at Gondorff and Hooker for bilking him out of half a million. At the same time Gondorff and Hooker are planning their next caper. And their mark is a man ... See full summary »

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Veronica
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Kid Colors
Kathalina Veniero ...
Blonde with Kid Colors
José Pérez ...
Carlos (Lonnegan's Guard) (as Jose Perez)
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Gellecher (Lonnegan's 2nd Guard)
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Lonnegan's Thug (as Frank McCarthy)
Richard C. Adams ...
Lonnegan's Thug
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Eddie
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Frances Bergen ...
Lady Dorsett
Monica Lewis ...
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Lonnegan is planning to get back at Gondorff and Hooker for bilking him out of half a million. At the same time Gondorff and Hooker are planning their next caper. And their mark is a man named Macalinski, who makes Lonnegan look like a pussycat. There con is boxing match and Hooker is the fighter whom they have to make look good but Macalinski needs some convincing, and Hooker is a little rusty. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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The con is on... place your bets!

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The Next Sting  »

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$6,300,000 (USA)
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Oliver Reed plays the role off Lonnegan. Robert Shaw played the part of Doyle Lonnegan in The Sting (1973). Whether or not Shaw would have reprized his role is academic as he passed away in 1978. We never hear the first name of the character in this sequel. See more »

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The Coney Island Roller Coaster train is made of fiberglass, not wood, as a 1940s coaster train would be. Fiberglass was introduced commercially in 1936, but it was used mostly as insulation. It wasn't used for applications like roller coasters until well into the 1950's. See more »

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What Did We Ever Do to Hollywood?
26 April 2007 | by (The Man-Cave) – See all my reviews

I can't figure out how I made Hollywood so angry that it created The Sting 2, an anti-Sting, unfunny, dull, mouth-breathingly stupid. I actually made the free-will choice to see this trash at a drive-in theatre. I'd say it was back in my drinking days, but I'm not an alcoholic. Go figure.

The good performers looked embarrassed and the non-actors looked like . . . non-actors. I guess the movie got the green light because somebody's nephew worked in the Universal props and wardrobe department, and needed work to justify his continued employment.

I hope the putz got fired anyway.

I sat through this bilge in a noisy thunderstorm. I could barely see the screen and the sound was overwhelmed by the crashboombang of the storm.

In other words, I knew the movie was there, but I missed big chunks of it due to the rain and lightning.

Thank you Mother Nature.


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