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Summary In Chicago of September 1936, a young con man seeks revenge for his murdered by teaming up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker.

Directed By: George Roy Hill

Written By: David S. Ward

The Sting
Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 17 Critic Reviews
83
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 82 User Ratings
8.1
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Summary In Chicago of September 1936, a young con man seeks revenge for his murdered by teaming up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker.

Directed By: George Roy Hill

Written By: David S. Ward

Where to Watch

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 17 Critic Reviews
83
71% Positive
12 Reviews
29% Mixed
5 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 17 Critic Reviews
83
71% Positive
12 Reviews
29% Mixed
5 Reviews
0% Negative
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User Score
Universal Acclaim Based on 82 User Ratings
8.1
88% Positive
72 Ratings
9% Mixed
7 Ratings
4% Negative
3 Ratings

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User Score
Universal Acclaim Based on 82 User Ratings
8.1
88% Positive
72 Ratings
9% Mixed
7 Ratings
4% Negative
3 Ratings

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Production Company Zanuck/Brown Productions, Universal Pictures
Release Date Dec 25, 1973
Duration 2 h 9 m
Rating PG
Tagline Recapture "the STING Experience". REMEMBER HOW GOOD THE FEEL WAS THE FIRST TIME (re-release)
Academy Awards, USA
• 7 Wins & 10 Nominations
Golden Globes, USA
1 Nomination
National Board of Review, USA
• 2 Wins & 2 Nominations