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The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)

R
112 min | Comedy, Crime

A Florida con man uses the passing of the long time Congressman from his district who he just happens to share a name with, to get elected to his version of paradise, Congress, where the money flows from lobbyists. But soon he learns the ...See moreA Florida con man uses the passing of the long time Congressman from his district who he just happens to share a name with, to get elected to his version of paradise, Congress, where the money flows from lobbyists. But soon he learns the nature of the game and decides to fight back the only way he knows how, with a con. Written by Craig D. Barker See less
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Marty Kaplan (story) (screenplay) | Jonathan Reynolds (story)
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$ 50,000,000
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$ 46,666,502
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Dec 4, 1992 (United States)
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57 cast members
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Eddie Murphy
Thomas Jefferson Johnson Thomas Jefferson Johnson   See fewer
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Lane Smith
Dick Dodge Dick Dodge   See fewer
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Sheryl Lee Ralph
Miss Loretta Miss Loretta   See fewer
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Joe Don Baker
Olaf Andersen Olaf Andersen   See fewer
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Victoria Rowell
Celia Kirby Celia Kirby   See fewer
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Grant Shaud
Arthur Reinhardt Arthur Reinhardt   See fewer
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Kevin McCarthy
Terry Corrigan Terry Corrigan   See fewer
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Charles S. Dutton
Elijah Hawkins Elijah Hawkins   See fewer
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Victor Rivers
Armando Armando   See fewer
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Chi McBride
Homer (as Chi) Homer (as Chi)   See fewer
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Sonny Jim Gaines
Van Dyke Van Dyke   See fewer
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Noble Willingham
Zeke Bridges Zeke Bridges   See fewer
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Daniel Benzali
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Cynthia Harris
Vera Johnson Vera Johnson   See fewer
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Susan Forristal
Ellen Juba Ellen Juba   See fewer
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Mickey Juba Mickey Juba   See fewer
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James Garner
Jeff Johnson Jeff Johnson   See fewer
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Doris Grau
Hattie Rifkin Hattie Rifkin   See fewer
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Frances Foster
Grandma Grandma   See fewer
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Sarah Carson
Kimberly Kimberly   See fewer
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Mel Owens
Bo Chandler Bo Chandler   See fewer
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Brad Koepenick
Rafe Simon Rafe Simon   See fewer
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John Doolittle
Ira Schecter Ira Schecter   See fewer
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Rosanna Huffman
Mrs. Bridges Mrs. Bridges   See fewer
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Dianne Travis
Mrs. Dodge (as Dianne Turley Travis) Mrs. Dodge (as Dianne Turley Travis)   See fewer
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Tom Dahlgren
Chief of Police Chief of Police   See fewer
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Tom Finnegan
Ethics Committee Chair Ethics Committee Chair   See fewer
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Marty Kaplan
Ned Grable Ned Grable   See fewer
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Cliff Bemis
Gun Lobbyist Gun Lobbyist   See fewer
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Prudence Barry
Teacher Teacher   See fewer
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Nina Totenberg
Election Anchor Election Anchor   See fewer
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Julianna McCarthy
Blue Haired Lady Blue Haired Lady   See fewer
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Daniel Petrie Jr.
Asbestos Lobbyist Asbestos Lobbyist   See fewer
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Dion Anderson
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Stu Levin
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Richard Anders
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Brian Gelatto
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Roger E. Reid
Florida Reporter (as Roger Reid) Florida Reporter (as Roger Reid)   See fewer
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Patricia Ciaffa
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David A. Penhale
Voting Husband Voting Husband   See fewer
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Cordis Heard
Voting Wife Voting Wife   See fewer
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Gary Price
Taxi Driver Taxi Driver   See fewer
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Tommy Boggs
Tommy Boggs Tommy Boggs   See fewer
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J.D. Williams
J.D. Williams J.D. Williams   See fewer
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Lena Banks
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Constance Estevez
Gwen "Society Woman" (uncredited) Gwen "Society Woman" (uncredited)   See fewer
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900 Phone Girl (Maria) (uncredited) 900 Phone Girl (Maria) (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 13,695 votes