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A Fish Called Wanda Movie Basics

Year of Release: 1988
Running Time: 1 hr. 38 min.
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Charles Crichton
Screenwriter: Charles Crichton and John Cleese
Producers: Lee Rich, Michael Shamberg, Steve Abbott and John Cleese
Studio: MGM

A Fish Called Wanda Synopsis

John Cleese, Kevin Kline, Jamie Lee Curtis and Michael Palin star in this 1988 black comedy about a group of unscrupulous gang of thieves (Kline, Curtis and Palin) and their lawyer (Cleese) who spend continually double cross each other as they try to get control of $20 million in diamonds.

A Fish Called Wanda Cast

Kevin Kline - Otto West
John Cleese - Archie Leach
Jamie Lee Curtis - Wanda Gerschwitz
Michael Palin - Ken
Tom Georgeson - George
Maria Aitken - Wendy Leach
Cynthia Caylor - Portia

A Fish Called Wanda Awards and Nominations

1988 Academy Awards® Best Supporting Actor - Kevin Kline (Win)

Best Director (Nom)

Best Original Screenplay (Nom)

1989 Golden Globe Awards Awards®

Best Film - Musical/Comedy - (Nom)

Best Actor - John Cleese (Nom)

Best Actress - Jamie Lee Curtis (Nom)

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A Fish Called Wanda

Otto West ( Kevin Kline ):

"It's K-K-K-Ken c-c-coming to k-k-kill me."

Where did Otto used to work?