• True Romance (1993)

True Romance

Release Date: September 10th, 1993

DVD Release Date: September 30th, 1997

R |1 hr 56 min

Plot Summary

A comic-book nerd and Elvis fanatic Clarence (Christian Slater) and a prostitute named Alabama (Patricia Arquette) fall in love. Clarence breaks the news to her pimp and ends up killing him. He grabs a suitcase of cocaine on his way out thinking it is Alabama's clothing. The two hit the road for California hoping to sell the cocaine, but the mob is soon after them.

Cast: Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, Dennis Hopper, Val Kilmer, Gary Oldman, Brad Pitt, Christopher Walken, Bronson Pinchot

Director: Tony Scott

Genres: Crime drama , Action

Production Co: August Entertainment, Morgan Creek Productions

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Death, 1990s, Pursuit, Love, Revenge, Gritty, Suspenseful, Dark

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Brad LaidmanFilm Threat

    Tony Scott steers the movie like a rocket and it never slows down. show more

  • 100
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    Anybody who talks about True Romance has to start with the writing. It's dazzling. In scene after scene, Tarantino surprises the audience even while coming up with dialogue that rings much more true than anything you could have anticipated. [10 Sept 1993]

  • 100
    Susan WloszczynaUSA Today

    These gun-crazy, lust-loopy kids on the run are irresistible in the best crime rush since “GoodFellas.” [10 Sept 1993]

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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