The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)
R
112 min | Comedy, Crime

A conman discovers during a "job" that US Congress is where the money is. "Name recognition" gets him elected. Will he develop a conscience?
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Marty Kaplan (story) (screenplay) | Jonathan Reynolds (story)
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Release date
Dec 4, 1992 (United States)
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58 cast members
Name Known for
Eddie Murphy
Thomas Jefferson Johnson Thomas Jefferson Johnson   See fewer
Lane Smith
Dick Dodge Dick Dodge   See fewer
Sheryl Lee Ralph
Miss Loretta Miss Loretta   See fewer
Joe Don Baker
Olaf Andersen Olaf Andersen   See fewer
Victoria Rowell
Celia Kirby Celia Kirby   See fewer
Grant Shaud
Arthur Reinhardt Arthur Reinhardt   See fewer
Kevin McCarthy
Terry Corrigan Terry Corrigan   See fewer
Charles S. Dutton
Elijah Hawkins Elijah Hawkins   See fewer
Victor Rivers
Armando Armando   See fewer
Chi McBride
Homer (as Chi) Homer (as Chi)   See fewer
Sonny Jim Gaines
Van Dyke Van Dyke   See fewer
Noble Willingham
Zeke Bridges Zeke Bridges   See fewer
Daniel Benzali
'Skeeter' Warburton 'Skeeter' Warburton   See fewer
Cynthia Harris
Vera Johnson Vera Johnson   See fewer
Susan Forristal
Ellen Juba Ellen Juba   See fewer
Autumn Winters
Mickey Juba Mickey Juba   See fewer
James Garner
Jeff Johnson Jeff Johnson   See fewer
Doris Grau
Hattie Rifkin Hattie Rifkin   See fewer
Frances Foster
Grandma Grandma   See fewer
Sarah Carson
Kimberly Kimberly   See fewer
Mel Owens
Bo Chandler Bo Chandler   See fewer
Brad Koepenick
Rafe Simon Rafe Simon   See fewer
John Doolittle
Ira Schecter Ira Schecter   See fewer
Rosanna Huffman
Mrs. Bridges Mrs. Bridges   See fewer
Dianne Travis
Mrs. Dodge (as Dianne Turley Travis) Mrs. Dodge (as Dianne Turley Travis)   See fewer
Tom Dahlgren
Chief of Police Chief of Police   See fewer
Tom Finnegan
Ethics Committee Chair Ethics Committee Chair   See fewer
Marty Kaplan
Ned Grable Ned Grable   See fewer
Cliff Bemis
Gun Lobbyist Gun Lobbyist   See fewer
Prudence Barry
Teacher Teacher   See fewer
Nina Totenberg
Election Anchor Election Anchor   See fewer
Julianna McCarthy
Blue Haired Lady Blue Haired Lady   See fewer
Daniel Petrie Jr.
Asbestos Lobbyist Asbestos Lobbyist   See fewer
Dion Anderson
Distilled Spirits Lobbyist Distilled Spirits Lobbyist   See fewer
Stu Levin
Tobacco Lobbyist Tobacco Lobbyist   See fewer
Richard Anders
Poultry Lobbyist Poultry Lobbyist   See fewer
Brian Gelatto
Crabhouse Waiter Crabhouse Waiter   See fewer
Roger E. Reid
Florida Reporter (as Roger Reid) Florida Reporter (as Roger Reid)   See fewer
Angela Stribling
D.C. Anchor D.C. Anchor   See fewer
Patricia Ciaffa
D.C. Correspondent D.C. Correspondent   See fewer
David A. Penhale
Voting Husband Voting Husband   See fewer
Cordis Heard
Voting Wife Voting Wife   See fewer
Gary Price
Taxi Driver Taxi Driver   See fewer
Tommy Boggs
Tommy Boggs Tommy Boggs   See fewer
J.D. Williams
J.D. Williams J.D. Williams   See fewer
Lena Banks
Congretional Staff (uncredited) Congretional Staff (uncredited)   See fewer
Dave Droge
Congressional Staffer (uncredited) Congressional Staffer (uncredited)   See fewer
Constance Estevez
Gwen "Society Woman" (uncredited) Gwen "Society Woman" (uncredited)   See fewer
Anne Gaybis
900 Phone Girl (Maria) (uncredited) 900 Phone Girl (Maria) (uncredited)   See fewer
Ryal Haakenson
Man in Banquet (uncredited) Man in Banquet (uncredited)   See fewer
Fred J. Lauver
Irate Driver (uncredited) Irate Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
Mike Lazorcik
Party Attendee (uncredited) Party Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
Melissa S. Markess
Politician (uncredited) Politician (uncredited)   See fewer
John Michael
Politician (uncredited) Politician (uncredited)   See fewer
Mark Norris
Ambassador (uncredited) Ambassador (uncredited)   See fewer
Della Reese
Elevator Operator (uncredited) Elevator Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
Mary Lisa Speer
Reception Guest (uncredited) Reception Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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