The Distinguished Gentleman

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A smooth-talking confidence trickster makes his way into congress where the cynical would suggest he'd have plenty of company in this comedy. Thomas Jefferson Johnson Eddie Murphy is a con man from Florida who gets the bright idea that a scam artist could make a tidy sum if he was able to get inside the political arena. When a Florida congressman named Jeff Johnson dies and a special election is held to replace him, Thomas puts his name on the ballot as "Jeff Johnson," and enough confused voters check the ballot ...
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A smooth-talking confidence trickster makes his way into congress where the cynical would suggest he'd have plenty of company in this comedy. Thomas Jefferson Johnson Eddie Murphy is a con man from Florida who gets the bright idea that a scam artist could make a tidy sum if he was able to get inside the political arena. When a Florida congressman named Jeff Johnson dies and a special election is held to replace him, Thomas puts his name on the ballot as "Jeff Johnson," and enough confused voters check the ballot for him that he wins the race and is on his way to Washington D.C. Johnson soon finds a mentor in Dick Dodge Lane Smith, chairman of the Power and Industry Committee, who shows Johnson the ropes on raking in PAC money while the late Mr. Johnson's aide, Reinhardt Grant Shaud, gives him the inside scoop on how things work in Washington. Johnson's plans are going just as he hoped until he meets Celia Kirby Victoria Rowell, a volunteer lobbyist and political activist whose uncle is a noted religious leader, The Rev. Elijah Hawkins Charles S. Dutton. Johnson quickly becomes smitten with Celia, but it's obvious that she's not buying his act, and if he wants to win her heart, he'll have to stop fooling people into thinking he's honest and actually be honest. Joe Don Baker and Sheryl Lee Ralph also co-star.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/30/2001
  • UPC: 717951716033
  • Original Release: 1992
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  • Source: Walt Disney Video
  • Format: VHS

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Eddie Murphy Thomas Jefferson Johnson
Lane Smith Dick Dodge
Sheryl Lee Ralph Miss Loretta
Joe Don Baker Olaf Anderson
Victoria Rowell Celia Kirby
Grant Shaud Arthur Reinhardt
Kevin McCarthy Terry Corrigan
Charles S. Dutton Elijah Hawkins
Victor Rivers Armando
Chi Homer
Sonny Jim Gaines Van Dyke
Noble Willingham Zeke Bridges
Gary Frank Iowa
Richard Anders Poultry Lobbyist
Dion Anderson Distilled Spirits Lobbyist
Prudence Barry Teacher
Cliff Bemis Gun Lobbyist
Daniel Benzali "Skeeter" Warburton
Tommy Boggs Himself
Sarah Carson Kimberly
Patricia Ciaffa DC Correspondent
Tom Dahlgren Chief of Police
John Doolittle Ira Schecter
Tom Finnegan Ethics Committee Chair
Susan Forristal Ellen Juba
Frances Foster Grandma
James Garner Jeff Johnson
Brian Gelatto Crabhouse Waiter
Mary Goldberg
Doris Grau Hattie Rifkin
Cynthia Harris Vera Johnson
Cordis Heard Voting Wife
Rosanna Huffman Mrs. Bridges
Marty Kaplan Ned Grable
Brad Koepenick Rafe Simon
Stu Levin Tobacco Lobbyist
Julia McCarthy Blue Haired Lady
Julianna McCarthy Blue Haired Lady
Mel Owens Bo Chandler
David A. Penhale Voting Husband
Daniel Petrie Asbestos Lobbyist
Gary Price Taxi Driver
Roger E. Reid Florida Reporter
Angela Stribling DC Anchor
Nina Totenberg Election Anchor
Dianne Turley Travis Mrs. Dodge
J.D. Williams Himself
Autumn Winters Mickey John
Technical Credits
Jonathan Lynn Director
Gabriel Beristain Cinematographer
Dorree Cooper Set Decoration/Design
Leslie Dilley Production Designer
Randy Edelman Score Composer
Leonard J. Goldberg Producer
Mary Goldberg Casting
Francine Jamison-Tanchuck Costumes/Costume Designer
Marty Kaplan Producer, Screenwriter
Anthony Lloyd Makeup
Tony Lombardo Editor
Michael Peyser Producer
Richard H. Prince Production Manager
Jonathan Reynolds Screenwriter
Rick Sharp Makeup
Richard Turner Camera Operator
Ed Verreaux Art Director
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