Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels ★★★ 1988 (PG)

A remake of the 1964 “Bedtime Story,” in which two confidence tricksters on the Riviera endeavor to rip off a suddenly rich American woman, and each other. Caine and Martin are terrific, Martin has some of his best physical comedy ever, and Headly is charming as the prey who's always one step ahead of them. Fine direction from Oz, the man who brought us the voice of Yoda in “The Empire Strikes Back.” 112m/C VHS, DVD . Steve Martin, Michael Caine, Glenne Headly, Anton Rodgers, Barbara Harris, Dana Ivey; D: Frank Oz; W: Stanley Shapiro, Paul Henning, Dale Launer; C: Michael Ballhaus; M: Miles Goodman.