The Fortune Cookie Reviews

October 22, 2018
Matthau, with the role of a lifetime at his hands, seizes it and makes it wonderful. As the incompetent shyster, Matthau snarls, cajoles, is breezy and sniveling by turns.
August 15, 2007
...another bittersweet comedy commentary on contemporary US mores.
August 15, 2007
Wildly funny in spots...
Top Critic
January 26, 2006
The friction between the laughs and the cynicism generates more heat than most Hollywood comedies even aim at...
January 1, 2000
Mr. Wilder's last film and a comedy of unrelieved vulgarity, but it has style and taste.