Men of Respect Poster

Release Date: 1990

DVD Release Date: October 14th, 2003

R|1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary
Shakespeare's "Macbeth" gets transplanted to the world of organized crime in this bloody thriller. Mike Battaglia (John Turturro) is an ambitious Mafioso who will do whatever it takes to make it to the top. Encouraged by his manipulative wife, Ruthie (Katherine Borowitz), Mike kills syndicate boss Charlie D'Amico (Rod Steiger) -- setting off more waves of violence. Now at the head of the crime family, Mike finds that his murderous drive for power has taken a heavy toll on his psyche.

Cast: John Turturro, Katherine Borowitz, Dennis Farina, Peter Boyle, Rod Steiger, Steven Wright

Director: William Reilly

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Arthur Goldblatt Productions

Keywords: Love, Husband, Murder, Deception, Son, Sacrifice, Marriage, Brooding, New York City, Wife, Dark, Melodramatic, 1990s, Revenge