The Fortune Cookie
The Fortune Cookie ★★★ Meet Whiplash Willie 1966
After receiving a minor injury during a football game, a TV cameraman is convinced by his seedy lawyer brother-in-law to exaggerate his injury and start an expensive lawsuit. A classic, biting comedy by Wilder. First of several Lemmon-Matthau comedies. 125m/B VHS, DVD . Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Ron Rich, Cliff Osmond, Judi West, Lurene Tuttle; D: Billy Wilder; W: Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond; C: Joseph LaShelle; M: Andre Previn. Oscars ‘66: Support. Actor (Matthau).