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The Daily Movie Quote: The Sting

Updated on August 27, 2010
Robert Redford and Paul Newman in The Sting
Robert Redford and Paul Newman in The Sting

"The name's Lonnegan! Doyle Lonnegan! You're gonna remember that name or you're gonna get yourself a new game! You follow?" - Doyle Lonnegan, The Sting (1973)

Universal Pictures, Rated PG, 129 minutes.

Directed By: George Roy Hill

Cast:

Paul Newman - Henry Gondorff

Robert Redford - Johnny Hooker

Robert Shaw - Doyle Lonnegan

Charles Durning - Lt. William Snyder

Ray Walston - J.J. Singleton

Eileen Brennan - Billie

Domestic Box Office Gross: $159,616,327

Synopsis: Two men seek revenge on a local mob boss, who murdered a mutual friend, by putting together an elaborate con with numerous twists and turns to bring him down.

Fact: Robert Redford never saw this film until 2004.

Trivia: The diner used in The Sting is the same diner used in Back to the Future and it sits in the Universal back lot.

Movie Mistakes: The beer bottles being served at the poker game are empty.

My Take: This was on my list of must sees for ever and when I saw it I was really glad I did. It's a fun movie that never slows down and keeps you entertained throughout. If you haven't seen The Sting I highly recommend it.

Related Hubs: An Alternative Top Ten Con-Heist Movies or Series

Yesterday's Daily Movie Quote: Sleepless in Seattle

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      Peter J Hack 

      6 years ago

      On my list of all-time favourites. How I'd love to forget the ending and enjoy it all over again. Superb.

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      Skaditch 

      8 years ago from Los Angeles

      KT Banks, were you a fan of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid as well?

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      KT Banks 

      8 years ago from Texas

      One of my all time Favorites! I fell in love with Robert Redford when I was 12.

    • Skaditch profile imageAUTHOR

      Skaditch 

      8 years ago from Los Angeles

      Thanks JBeadle!

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      J Beadle 

      8 years ago from Midwest

      A great movie with great twists and a great ending. Great review. Great hub. Enough with the greats already!

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      Skaditch 

      8 years ago from Los Angeles

      Thanks BenjamineB! It's really worth checking out.

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      BenjaminB 

      8 years ago

      I'll have to check it out,looks like it would be good,thnx!

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