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R| 1 hr. 54 min.

Plot Summary
When the Italian Mafia threatens to kill a crooked bookie (John Turturro), Irish mob boss Leo O'Bannon (Albert Finney) refuses to allow it, chiefly because he's dating the bookie's sister, crafty gun moll Verna Bernbaum (Marcia Gay Harden). Leo's right-hand man, Tom Reagan (Gabriel Byrne), is also seeing Verna on the sly, and when he's found out is obliged to switch sides, going to work for the Italian mob amidst a dramatically escalating gang war over liquor distribution.

Cast: Gabriel Byrne , Albert Finney , Marcia Gay Harden , Jon Polito , John Turturro , J.E. Freeman ,

Directors: Joel Coen , Ethan Coen

Genres: Crime drama

Distributor: 20th Century Fox, Fox

Miller's Crossing (1990)

Release Date: September 18th, 1990|1 hr. 54 min.

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  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    An elegant-looking picture, carefully made and beautifully put together, but when the gloss wears off, you're left with an experience that doesn’t quite satisfy. [5 Oct 1990, Daily Datebook, E10] show more

  • 100
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Cold and cut to the bone, the film is a primer in screen virtuosity. Standard action film clichés, like a face getting hit with a chair, get turned inside out; both film and actors somehow manage to seem realistic and stylized at the same time. [21 Sept 1990, Life, p.6D] show more

  • 100
    Jay Scott The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    A masterpiece, but of a unique kind... A gorgeously filmed, supremely well-acted, intricately written film noir about now. show more

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