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A Fish Called Wanda (1988)  link to A Fish Called Wanda on IMDb  

Number: 14

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IMDb Rating:
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7.6/10 (107654 votes)

Country: USA, 108 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, French, Italian, Russian

Genre(s): Comedy, Crime

Director(s): Charles Crichton, John Cleese

Cast: John Cleese (as Archie Leach), Jamie Lee Curtis (as Wanda Gershwitz), Kevin Kline (as Otto), Michael Palin (as Ken Pile), Maria Aitken (as Wendy)

Medium: Digital Copy,

Storyline: In London, George Thomason, his seductive American girlfriend Wanda Gershwitz, and their associate Ken Pile are planning their latest crime, a diamond heist that should net them £13 million. They plan on leaving the country with the goods after the heist. On Wanda's recommendation, they enlist the help of her brother, Otto, a weapons expert, for this heist. In reality, Otto is not Wanda's brother, but her latest lover, a dimwit who gets off on his own body odor, who believes he's an intellectual because he reads Nietzsche, and who does not tolerate being called stupid by anyone. Wanda has one weakness in men which is how Otto was able to get her to be his lover: speaking Italian in seduction. Wanda and Otto plan to double cross George by having him arrested for the heist, while they abscond with the jewels. Wanda further plans to triple cross Otto by eliminating him from the picture after she has the jewels. They are able to get George arrested with him not knowing who tipped the ...

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