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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Did You Know?
and Robert Redford
who played Henry Gondorff and Johnny Hooker The Sting
(1973) do not reprise their roles in this sequel. To fill their shoes, Jackie Gleason
and Mac Davis
played Fargo Gondorff and Jake Hooker. They are however, despite having similar names and the same surnames, not the same characters from the original movie. See more
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