Prizzi's Honor

"Good"

Prizzi's Honor Review


Widely considered a black comedy classic, Prizzi's Honor is dated today and, tragically, finally revealed as a middling work that wanders aimlessly and ends abruptly. The premise is simple: Jack Nicholson (doing a rare role with an accent) is a hitman, Kathleen Turner is a hit-woman. They fall in love, find out they're working for opposite sides, and are eventually ordered to kill each other. Will love conquer all? You be the judge. The film takes half an hour to finally get rolling, while a serious of side plots interfere with the narrative until the movie suddenly just stops. Anjelica Huston won an Oscar for her part as Nicholson's jilted ex-lover, and while it's good, her five minutes of screen time don't merit an Academy Award. What was wrong with Bill Hickey, as the ascerbic Don in one of his best roles ever?


Prizzi's Honor

Facts and Figures

Run time: 130 mins

In Theaters: Friday 14th June 1985

Distributed by: Fox

Production compaines: ABC Pictures

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Fresh: 29 Rotten: 4

IMDB: 6.8 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer:

Starring: as Charley Partanna, as Irene Walker, as Eduardo Prizzi, as Don Corrado Prizzi, as Dominic Prizzi, Michael Lombard as Rosario Filargi " Finlay ", as Maerose Prizzi, Ann Selepegno as Amalia Prizzi

Also starring: ,

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