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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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$6,300,000 (USA)
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Director Jeremy Kagan once said of this movie: "'The Sting II' is inspired by and is an expansion of the first 'Sting' rather than a continuation. The principal characters of Fargo Gondorff and Jake Hooper are based on two real-life con-men and are totally different from the original . . . 'The Sting II' has more comedy and the nature of the con is more intriguing. Now the con men themselves are being conned." See more »

Goofs

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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Referenced in The Simpsons: The Great Money Caper (2000) See more »

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Better than Sting I
22 September 2000 | by (The Beach) – See all my reviews

You'll forget all about Newman and Redford once this picture starts and you see Gleason and Davis take over the characters. I think if it weren't for the original this might have swept the Academy Awards, including a very deserved Oscar for Teri Garr. Gleason is the definitive Gondorff! Davis, hot off his success in "North Dallas Forty" charms his way through another great performance as Hooker. With Oliver Reed and Karl Malden one wonders if we'll ever see such caliber of actors in the same room again, let alone the same film. Wow! Sorry, none of this is true...this is a Sting...too.


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