In this remake of 1988's "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," 2 con-women hustle in a small French Riviera town - one for small amounts from average men, and one for higher amounts wealthier men. They bet on what looks like an easy target. Winner gets $500K from him, and the loser leaves town forever.Written by
On the Stephen Colbert show Anne Hathaway revealed that her ad lib line "Well that was unexpected" was based on a time when her father was given the wrong medicine and had to sleep it off in her apartment. He slipped and fell in the bathroom and hit his head. While she was alarmed and asking if he was all right, said "Well that was unexpected." See more »
On one of the DVD bonus features the director compares this movie to the original "Filthy Rotten Scoundrels" (1992). The problem is he kept referring to the two stars at Steve Martin and Marlon Brando. It wasn't Marlon Brando, but Michael Caine. See more »
Maybe I expected too much. A great cast in Rebel Wilson and Ann Hathaway could not make up for a lack of creativity in the writing. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is a classic but flipping the gender without updating the storyline resulted in a flop for this film.
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