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Fish Called Wanda, A Movie

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Summary

This classical 80ís movie tells us the story of four burglars who steal a diamond collection. But, things get complicated when all of them start backstabbing each other.

Fish Called Wanda, A DVD

DVD Release

The DVD for the movie Fish Called Wanda, A was released on March 23, 1999 by MGM (Video & DVD) and is rated R.

Plot

A Fish Called Wanda begins with a couple of American thieves, played by Jamie Lee Curtis and Kevin Kline, who are contracted by two British thieves, played by Michael Palin and Tom Georgeson to find steal some valuable diamonds.

Once the diamonds are stolen without a problem, the American thieves deliver one of the British thieves, George, to the police. But, things do not stop there in A Fish Called Wanda. The couples discover that George has changed the location of the diamonds and he will not reveal the location. Now, they will do anything they can to find out where the diamonds are located.

Cast

Archie Leach - John Cleese
Wanda Gershwitz - Jamie Lee Curtis
Otto West - Kevin Kline
Ken Pile - Michael Palin
Wendy - Maria Aitken
George Thomason - Tom Georgeson
Mrs. Coady - Patricia Hayes
Judge - Geoffrey Palmer

Trivia

In A Fish Called Wanda, actor Tom Georgeson plays the role of a character named Georges Thomason

A Fish Called Wanda has been claimed by many to be one of the best film comedies of all time.

Academy Awards:

Kevin Kline won for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for the role of Otto in Fish Called Wanda, A.

Charles Crichton won for Best Director for Fish Called Wanda, A.

80's Film Facts:

The Movie Fish Called Wanda, A was released to theatres on 07/15/1988 by MGM/UA, and grossed $63,493,000 at the box office in the US.


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