The Distinguished Gentleman

The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)

From con man to congressman

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release Date: 1992-12-04
  • User Rating: 5.9/10 from 149 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 52min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Hollywood Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
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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 nature of the game and decides to fight back the only way he knows how, with a con.

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  • Eddie Murphy

    as Thomas Jefferson Johnson
  • Lane Smith

    as Dick Dodge
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph

    as Miss Loretta Hicks
  • Joe Don Baker

    as Olaf Andersen
  • Victoria Rowell

    as Celia Kirby
  • Susan Forristal

    as Ellen Juba
Art Ed Verreaux Art Direction
Art Leslie Dilley Production Design
Sound Randy Edelman Original Music Composer
Production Leonard Goldberg Producer
Camera Gabriel Beristain Director of Photography
Directing Jonathan Lynn Director
Production Mary Goldberg Casting
Art Dorree Cooper Set Decoration
Editing Tony Lombardo Editor
Production Michael Peyser Producer
Editing Barry B. Leirer Editor
Costume & Make-Up Francine Jamison-Tanchuck Costume Design
Writing Marty Kaplan Screenplay
Production Marty Kaplan Executive Producer
Art Dan Perri Title Designer