The Distinguished Gentleman (Hollywood Pictures Movie)

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The Distinguished Gentleman (Hollywood Pictures Movie)

The Distinguished Gentleman Details:

Comedy superstar Eddie Murphy (BOWFINGER, THE NUTTY PROFESSOR) brings down the house in THE DISTINGUISHED GENTLEMAN, the hilarious new comedy hit about a small-time con man who runs for Congress — and miraculously wins! As Thomas Jeffferson Johnson, Murphy hustles his way to the big time and wins an elected seat in the U.S. Congress. But that’s only the beginning — with the perks and power of his new position, Murphy cons for cash and doesn’t have to break the law to bamboozle the big bucks! You can be sure you’ll love it when Eddie Murphy goes to Washington!


Key Cast:

  • Eddie Murphy: Thomas Jefferson Johnson
  • Lane Smith: Dick Dodge
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph: Miss Loretta
  • Joe Don Baker: Olaf Andersen
  • James Garner: Jeff Johnson
  • Victoria Rowell: Celia Kirby
  • Grant Shaud: Arthur Reinhardt
  • Kevin McCarthy: Terry Corrigan
  • Charles S. Dutton: Elijah Hawkins
  • Victor Rivers: Armando
  • Chi McBride: Homer
  • Sonny Jim Gaines: Van Dyke
  • Noble Willingham: Zeke Bridges

Key Crew:

  • Director: Jonathan Lynn
  • Producers: Marty Kaplan, Leonard Goldberg and Michael Peyser
  • Writer: Marty Kaplan and Jonathan Reynolds
$46.6 million