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3.6
411 Ratings

The Fortune Cookie

Directed by Billy Wilder
United States, 1966
Comedy, Romance

Synopsis

A cameraman is knocked over during a football game. His brother in law as the king of the ambulance chasing lawyers starts a suit while he’s still knocked out. The cameraman is against it until he hears that his ex-wife will be coming to see him.

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The Fortune Cookie Directed by Billy Wilder

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1967 | Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

1967 | 3 nominations including: Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen

Writers Guild of America

1967 | Nominee: Best Written American Comedy (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1967 | Nominee: Best Actor - Comedy or Musical

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