The Sting II (1983)

PG  |   |  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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kid Colors
Kathalina Veniero ...
Blonde with Kid Colors
José Pérez ...
Carlos (Lonnegan's Guard) (as Jose Perez)
Gellecher (Lonnegan's 2nd Guard)
Lonnegan's Thug (as Frank McCarthy)
Richard C. Adams ...
Lonnegan's Thug
Band Leader
Frances Bergen ...
Lady Dorsett
Monica Lewis ...
Band Singer


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 <>

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The con is on... place your bets!


Comedy | Crime


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Release Date:

18 February 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Next Sting  »

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$6,300,000 (USA)

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Playing Gus Macalinski, Karl Malden was about seventy years of age when he appeared in this movie. See more »


Both times that Hooker rides the Coney Island roller coaster, his cap stays neatly in place, on his head, for the entire ride. In reality, that type of coaster can reach speeds of 60-70mph. His cap should've blown off during the first drop. See more »


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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