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Winner of 7 Academy Awards®, including Best Picture, The Sting stars Paul Newman and Robert Redford as two con men in 1930s Chicago. After a friend is killed by the mob, they try to get even by attempting to pull off the ultimate "sting." No one is to be trusted as the twists unfold, leading up to one of the greatest double-crosses in movie history. The con is on!
George Roy Hill
Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw
- "The style here is so seductive and witty it's hard to pin down. It's like nothing else I've seen by Hill, and at times, it almost reminds me of Jacques Tati crossed with Robert Altman. It's good to get a crime movie more concerned with humor and character than with blood and gore; here's one, as we say, for the whole family."
- Chicago Sun-Times
- "In an age when films such as Guy Ritchie's Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and Steven Soderbergh's Ocean's Eleven are revered for their trickery, THE STING remains the definitive con artist comedy: as irresistible and ingenious as the scheme that hooks in Doyle."
- The Telegraph
- "THE STING is the most purely enjoyable film in Oscar history – and that, I think, puts it in the most valuable American film-making tradition of all."
- The Guardian
- "Ward’s finely-crafted story of multiple deception and surprise ending will delight both mass and class audiences. "
- "It's a joy to look at and has that rarest of present-day ingredients, Hill's hallmark -- taste. What glitters here is pure movie gold."
- New York Magazine/Vulture
Like its heroes, the film succeeds on charm and con. Newman and Bedford radiate a charismatic appeal that tilts the movie in their favor."
- "THE STING is an unalloyed delight, the kind of pure entertainment film that's all the more welcome for having become such a rarity. What's more, it's a triumph of quality Hollywood craftsmanship."
- Los Angeles Times
Hill's stylish, old-fashioned film, complete with Norman Rockwell- style sketches which open up into well-detailed scenes of Chicago in the good-bad old days, is always pleasant and absorbing."
- Orlando Sentinel
- Academy Award
- Kinema Junpo Awards
- David di Donatello Awards
- Austin Film Festival
- Kosmorama Trondheim Int'l Film Festival