The Wheeler Dealers

Synopsis: Henry J. Tyroone leaves Texas where his oil wells are drying up and arrives in New York with a lot of oil money to play with in the stock market. He meets stock analyst Molly Thatcher, who he falls in love with. She tries to ignore the attention he lavishes on her, but, in the end, she falls for his charm.
Genre: Comedy
Director(s): Arthur Hiller
Production: Warner Home Video
  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination.
 
IMDB:
6.6
Year:
1963
107 min
Website
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[ BIRDS CHIRPING ]

[ VEHICLE APPROACHING ]

[ RUMBLING ]

[ RUMBLING INTENSIFIES ]

[ GURGLES, SPUTTERS ]

[ BIRD CAWING ]

I HAD A FEELING:

IT WAS A DUSTER.

YOU GOT THE ONLY THREE DRY WELLS

IN PARADISE BASIN, HENRY,

AND TWO LEASES:

EXPIRING NEXT WEEK.

WHAT ABOU THE BAILEY FIVE?

LOOKS BAD, HENRY.

DROPPED THE BID AT 6-5.

WE'RE FISHING FOR IT NOW.

WELL, YOU CAN'T SELL DUST,

HENRY,

SO YOU GOT TO HIGHTAIL I UP TO THE BIG CITY

AND GET YOURSELF

SOME SHOPPING MONEY QUICK, YES.

BILLY JOE, IS MONEY

ALL YOU EVER THINK ABOUT?

HENRY,

I AM AN ACCOUNTANT.

I'M SUPPOSED TO THINK

ABOUT MONEY.

SO YOU GO ON UP NORTH AND RAISE

$1.2 MILLION STARTING RIGHT NOW,

OR YOU'RE BROKE, YES.

HENRY, YOU'RE A RICH MAN,

AND A RICH MAN:

CAN'T AFFORD TO GO BROKE.

[ UP-TEMPO MUSIC PLAYS ]

HERE COME THE:

WHEELER DEALERS:

WHEELER DEALERS:

HIGHFALUTIN LOCAL YOKELS

DIAMONDS IN THE ROUGH

FANCY-DANCING CITY SLICKERS

THAT'S WHAT I CALL

WHEELER DEALERS:

YEAH, LONG AS WE GOT MONEY,

THAT'S ENOUGH, YEAH

NOW, WE'RE JUS ORDINARY PEOPLE

BUT WHEN WE GO TO TOWN

EVERYWHERE WE GO, WE'RE GONNA

LAY THAT MONEY DOWN

YOU KNOW YOU GOT TO

SPEND A DOLLAR:

IF YOU WANT TO MAKE A DIME

JUST KEEP ON SPENDING MONEY

ALL THE TIME:

THEY CALL US:

WHEELER DEALERS:

WHEELER DEALERS:

HIGHFALUTIN LOCAL YOKELS

DIAMONDS IN THE ROUGH

FANCY-DANCING CITY SLICKERS

JUST SOME KIND OF

WHEELER DEALERS:

YEAH, LONG AS WE GOT MONEY,

THAT'S ENOUGH

FROM VERMONT TO CALIFORNIA

IT'S VERY MUCH THE SAME

THEY'LL TELL YOU

WE'RE THE KIND OF FOLKS

THEY'RE PROUD

TO KNOW BY NAME:

WITH A QUAIN NEW ENGLAND ACCENT

OR A GOOD OLD:

TEXAS DRAWL:

HELLO, J.R.!

GOOD DAY, R.J.

HI AND HOW ARE Y'ALL?

NOW, IF I EVER GET TO HEAVEN

I'M GOING THERE WHEN I DIE

GONNA MEET WITH:

THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

OF THAT COMPANY IN THE SKY

AND IF THEY GO A PLACE UP THERE

WHERE WEALTH:

IS BOUGHT AND SOLD

SAINT PETER BETTER WATCH

HIS PEARLY GATES

AND GUARD THEM STREETS OF GOLD

HERE COME THE:

WHEELER DEALERS:

WHEELER DEALERS:

HIGHFALUTIN LOCAL YOKELS

DIAMONDS IN THE ROUGH

FANCY-DANCING CITY SLICKERS

AIN'T THA A BIG DEAL?

YEAH, LONG AS WE GOT MONEY,

THAT'S ENOUGH, YEAH

SAVE YOUR:

CONFEDERATE MONEY, BOYS.

WIDGETS IS COMING BACK

IN STYLE.

DA, DA, DA, DA-A-A-A-A

[ DRAMATIC MUSIC PLAYS ]

[ HORNS HONKING ]

TAXI.

TAXI!

TAXI!

TAXI.

WHAT ARE YOU DOING, LADY?

THERE, YOUNG MAN.

MAYBE THAT'LL TEACH YOU

SOME MANNERS.

OH.

YOU CAN'T GET A CAB

IN THE AIRPORT.

YOU CAN'T GET A CAB

WHEN IT RAINS.

YOU CAN'T GET A CAB

UNLESS YOU DON'T WANT ONE.

ANY OTHER CITY,

YOU CAN PHONE FOR A CAB.

NOT NEW YORK.

YOU'RE JUST LIKE MY WIFE, MISTER.

YOU DON'T UNDERSTAND

THE ECONOMICS OF THE SITUATION.

THEN TEACH ME.

I'M INTERESTED IN THE ECONOMICS

OF ABOUT EVERY SITUATION.

WELL, THERE ARE 11,000 CABS

IN THE CITY:

AND NO NEW PERMITS

FOR THE NEXT 25 YEARS.

NOW, SUPPOSE YOU WANT TO

BUY A CAB AND START HACKING.

YOU GOT TO GE A NEW PERMIT, TOO.

NOW, THE TAB

ON A NEW PERMI IS $18,500

ON THE OPEN MARKET.

MM-HMM.

AND HOW MUCH:

DID YOUR CAB COST, MR., UH...

FEINBERG?

$3,300. NEW.

MM-HMM.

AND THAT MAKES YOUR INVESTMENT,

UH, WITH THE PERMI COME TO ABOUT $22,000?

YEAH.

BUT DON'T TELL MY WIFE.

SHE'LL THINK I'M RICH.

[ BOTH CHUCKLE ]

MM-HMM.

MR. FEINBERG,

I'LL GIVE YOU $24,000

FOR YOUR CAB AND PERMIT.

YOU WANT TO BUY THE CAB?

RIGHT, BUT YOU

COME ALONG WITH IT.

I'LL NEED YOUR SERVICES

FOR A WEEK, MAYBE TWO.

NO, LOOK, MISTER.

I CAN'T SELL THE CAB.

I NEED IT.

WELL, I FIGURED THAT.

SO, WHEN I LEAVE,

I'LL SELL IT BACK TO YOU

FOR $22,000.

YOU WANT TO LOSE 2 GRAND

JUST TO KEEP YOUR FEET DRY

WHEN IT STARTS TO RAIN?

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