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R| 1 hr. 45 min.

Plot Summary
Chili Palmer (John Travolta) is a Miami mobster who gets sent by his boss, the psychopathic "Bones" Barboni (Dennis Farina), to collect a bad debt from Harry Zimm (Gene Hackman), a Hollywood producer who specializes in cheesy horror films. When Chili meets Harry's leading lady (Rene Russo), the romantic sparks fly. After pitching his own life story as a movie idea, Chili learns that being a mobster and being a Hollywood producer really aren't all that different.

Cast: John Travolta , Gene Hackman , Rene Russo , Danny DeVito , Dennis Farina , Delroy Lindo , James Gandolfini , David Paymer

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld

Genres: Comedy

Get Shorty (1995)

Release Date: October 20th, 1995|1 hr. 45 min.

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  • 90
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    One of the best movies of the year and by far the most entertaining. show more

  • 75
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    Get Shorty is exquisitely cast, with droll, well-nuanced performances. show more

  • 75
    Staff [Not Credited] USA Today

    Though it sounds like a blueprint for either disaster or dynamite, the movie is a bit too controlled to be either. show more

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