The Longshot

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The Longshot
The Longshot.jpg
Directed by Paul Bartel
Produced by Lang Elliott
Mike Nichols (executive producer)
Written by Tim Conway
Starring Tim Conway
Harvey Korman
Jack Weston
Ted Wass
Music by Charles Fox
Cinematography Robby Müller
Edited by Alan Toomayan
Distributed by Orion Pictures
Release date
January 17, 1986
Running time
89 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $256,301 (US)[1]

The Longshot is a 1986 American comedy film directed by Paul Bartel and starring Tim Conway. The movie involved four friends who enjoyed betting on horses at the race track. Someone tells them that he's got something to give his horse to make it run faster, and they can win a lot of money if they bet. Dooley (Tim Conway) tries to romance Nicki Dixon (Stella Stevens) to get the money, but he finds out she's a lunatic who tries to kill him when he reminds her of her ex. Later, they borrow an envelope of money from the mob, who expect them to pay back within a week. They find out that the man who gave them the tip was a fraud, but Dooley remembered someone saying that the horse would run fast if a shirt was waved. He ran out to the track, and the horse won the race.[2]

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