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The Fortune Cookie


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MPAA Rating: NR
Genre: Comedy Drama
Director: Billy Wilder

While taping a football game, cameraman Harry Hinkle ends up slightly injured after a collision with star player ''Boom Boom'' Jackson . When Hinkle's scheming brother-in-law, lawyer Willie Gingrich, catches wind of the incident, he wants Hinkle to feign paralysis to scam the insurance company. Hinkle agrees to the plan, if only to win back his ex . But Hinkle's growing friendship with a guilt-ridden Jackson has him questioning the ploy.

Cast :

  • Marge Redmond
  • Charlotte Gingrich
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