The Fortune (1975)
Release Date: May 20, 1975 Wide
Average Rating: 3.2/5
User Ratings: 411
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 buddy Oscar (Jack Nicholson) marry Nicky's runaway heiress sweetheart Freddy (Stockard Channing) so they can all escape New York for Los Angeles. The three set up house together, but trouble starts brewing when odd man out Oscar decides to get Nicky's attention by exercising
May 20, 1975 Wide
May 19, 1998
Richard B. Shull
Justice of the Peace
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Mike Nichols' period farce is an artistic and commercial misfire--despite the presence of two major stars, Jack Nicholson and Warren Beatty.
Fascinating mess. Far better than its reputation suggests.
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