Robert Redford: Our readers' favorite films

3. The Sting (1973)

  • close
    Universal Pictures/Album/Newscom
    View Caption
  • About video ads
    View Caption
of

Set in 1936 and pairing Redford with Paul Newman "The Sting" follows two grifters who seek to con a Chicago mob boss, played by Robert Shaw.

In addition to winning seven Oscars, the film's score helped revive the work of ragtime composer Scott Joplin.

3 of 5

Read Comments

View reader comments | Comment on this story

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Save for later

Save
Cancel

Saved ( of items)

This item has been saved to read later from any device.
Access saved items through your user name at the top of the page.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You reached the limit of 20 saved items.
Please visit following link to manage you saved items.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You have already saved this item.

View Saved Items

OK