At Close Range

"OK"

At Close Range Review


Christopher Walken's hair and bushy mustache almost make the maudlin At Close Range worth watching, but not quite. Sean Penn plays Walken Jr. here in what ought to be a meeting of great Method actors but turns out to be a stillborn dud. Dad's a gangster, son wants to work for pa (and doesn't know he's a crook), and slowly gets pulled into his increasingly violent world. A real mess ensues (as occured in the real-life story on which the film is based), and in the end we all leave the film feeling so depressed we're ready to commit suicide.


At Close Range

Facts and Figures

Run time: 111 mins

In Theaters: Friday 18th April 1986

Box Office Worldwide: $2.3M

Budget: $6.5M

Distributed by: Orion Pictures Corporation

Production compaines: Orion Pictures

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Fresh: 16 Rotten: 3

IMDB: 7.0 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Starring: as Brad Whitewood Jr., as Brad Whitewood Sr., as Terry, as Tommy Whitewood, as Julie, as Grandma, as Uncle Patch Whitewood, as Tony Pine, J.C. Quinn as Boyd, as Mary Sue, Jake Dengel as Lester, as Tim, as Aggie, as Lucas, Noelle Parker as Jill, as Ernie, as Salesman, Gary Gober as D.A., Marshall Fallwell Jr. as Bartender, Douglas Anderson as Marshall, Nancy Sherburne as Waitress, Terry Baker as Customer, Michael Edwards as Car Salesman #1, Myke R. Mueller as Car Salesman #2, Bob McDivitt as Farmer with Shotgun, Bonita Hall as Buxom Woman, Terri Coulter as Barroom Dancer, as Barroom Dancer, Janie Draper as Stripper, Charles 'Tatoo' Jensen as Older Guy, E.R. Davies as Detective Mosker, as Assistant D.A., R. D. Call as Dickie

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