The Fortune
The Fortune (1975)

In this musical comedy, set amidst the Roaring Twenties, handsome Nicky and sly Oscar are two dopey con-men who concoct an elaborate scheme to steal the fortune of an air-headed heiress. When the plan becomes unraveled, the two decide they… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 19, 1998
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Critic Score: 20% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Sean Axmaker
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The timing wasn't planned but it is fortuitous. The Fortune (Twilight Time, Blu-ray), a screwball comedy directed by Mike Nichols, debuts on Blu-ray a month after Nichols passed away.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Fascinating mess. Far better than its reputation suggests.

Emanuel Levy

Mike Nichols' period farce is an artistic and commercial misfire--despite the presence of two major stars, Jack Nicholson and Warren Beatty.

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Dennis Schwartz
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The uneven farce is enjoyable only in spurts.

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Flixster Audience Score: 36% Flixster User Reviews
Lucas Martins
Nicholson and Beatty form a really funny duo.
Michael Gildea
The first hour/2 acts of The Fortune were so slow moving that not even the underrated comic pairing of Jack Nicholson (an absolute nut here) and Warren Beatty… More
David Sayers
With two such big name stars I was surprised that I'd never heard of 'The Fortune' before but having seen the finished product it's pretty… More