Gunshy Poster

Release Date: 1998

DVD Release Date: June 1st, 1999

R|1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary
In Atlantic City, N.J., down-on-his-luck writer Jake Bridges (William Petersen) finds an unlikely savior in the form of Irish henchman Frankie McGregor (Michael Wincott), who rescues him from an ill-advised bar fight. Frankie offers to help Jake find his way back to creative inspiration in exchange for a little literary education. As the true nature of Jake's activities are revealed, he also finds himself attracted to Frank's girlfriend, Melissa (Diane Lane), a pretty nurse.

Cast: William Petersen, Michael Wincott, Diane Lane, Kevin Gage, Michael Byrne, Eric Schaeffer, Meat Loaf , Musetta Vander

Director: Jeff Celentano

Genres: Crime drama

Keywords: Girlfriend, Gritty, Rise, Fall, 1990s, Bar, Police station, Police officer, Transformation