This film was suggested by our member, who writes: 'The 1973 Academy Award Best Picture winner is something I’ve been longing to see on the big(gish) screen. And it’s not just because it features two of the most beautiful men of the era. Honest.'
Following the murder of a mutual friend, aspiring con man Johnny Hooker (Robert Redford) teams up with old pro Henry Gondorff (Paul Newman) to take revenge on the ruthless crime boss responsible, Doyle Lonnegan (Robert Shaw). Hooker and Gondorff set about implementing an elaborate scheme, one so crafty that Lonnegan won't even know he's been swindled. As their big con unfolds, however, things don't go according to plan, requiring some last-minute improvisation by the undaunted duo.
Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw