‘The Distinguished Gentleman’ (1992) vs. ‘Citizen Kane’ (1941): In “The Distinguished Gentleman,” Eddie Murphy, left, played Florida conman Thomas Jefferson Johnson who got elected to Congress and learned to go straight while in office. In “Citizen Kane,” Orson Welles, right, played honest businessman Charles Foster Kane, who failed at politics and moved to Florida, where he went crooked. Even though "Kane" is considered by many people to be the greatest film ever made, Welles never won an Oscar for his acting; so far, Murphy hasn’t either.
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