The Fortune
The Fortune (1975)

Three's a crowd in Mike Nichols's period caper comedy -- or is it? To dodge the 1920s Mann Act barring the transport of women across state lines for "immoral purposes," not-yet-divorced Nicky (Warren Beatty) has felonious… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 20, 1975
DVD Release Date: May 19, 1998
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Critic Score: 20% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Sean Axmaker
Parallax View

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
EmanuelLevy.Com

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
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

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