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Prizzi's Honor / Prizzi's Honour


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Tookey's Rating
8 /10
 
Average Rating
8.00 /10
 
Starring
Jack Nicholson , Kathleen Turner , Robert Loggia
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Directed by: John Huston
Written by: Richard Condon, Janet Roach from Richard Condon's novel


 
 
 
Released: 1985
   
Genre: BLACK COMEDY
ROMANCE
THRILLER
COMEDY
   
Origin: US
   
Colour: c
   
Length: 129
 
 


 
A thick Mafia hit-man (Jack Nicholson) becomes infatuated with a hit-woman (Kathleen Turner), literally a femme fatale.
Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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A triumphant late flowering of director John Huston's talent: this must be the quirkiest gangster film of all time. Its cheerful tastelessness, amorality and lack of pace leaves some people cold, but I loved the acting - especially William Hickey, amusing and chilling as a repellent Mafia boss, and Anjelica Huston, delicious as Nicholson's less than steady girlfriend. Kathleen Turner is appropriately cool and mysterious; and while Nicholson does not entirely convince as an Italian-American, he's very funny.


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