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68 Ratings

The Magic Christian

Directed by Joseph McGrath
United Kingdom, 1969
Comedy, Musical


Sir Guy Grand, the richest man in the world, adopts a homeless boy, Youngman. Together, they set out to prove that anyone—and anything—can be bought with money.

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The Magic Christian Directed by Joseph McGrath

Critics reviews

Though in Terry Southern’s original novel Sir Guy was more interested in “making it hot” for the middle class and lampooning prim bourgeois taste, Joseph McGrath’s movie version remains an acerbic, late-Sixties dark comedy classic.
May 02, 2013
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