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15 Ratings

The Ritz

Directed by Richard Lester
United Kingdom, United States, 1976


Legendary filmmaker Richard Lester (A Hard Day’s Night, Superman II) directs this outrageous farce about a Cleveland trash man who eludes a mob hit by hiding out in a gay men’s bathhouse in New York City.

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The Ritz Directed by Richard Lester

Awards & Festivals

BAFTA Awards

1977 | Nominee: Best Actress

Writers Guild of America

1977 | Nominee: Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1977 | 3 nominations including: Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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