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The Plot Against Harry (1989)

A small-time Jewish racketeer, just out of prison, finds himself in a quandary. Returning to his old neighborhood, he finds that the streets that he and his friends once controlled have now... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Martin Priest ...
Harry Plotnick
Ben Lang ...
Leo
Maxine Woods ...
Kay
Henry Nemo ...
Max
Jacques Taylor ...
Jack
Jean Leslie ...
Irene
Ellen Herbert ...
Mae
Sandra Kazan ...
Margie
Ronald Coralian ...
Mel Skolnik
Max Ulman ...
Sidney
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Louis Basile ...
Doctor
Margo Ann Berdeshevsky ...
Millie (as Margo Solin)
Ethel Burke ...
Ida
Stephen Cheng ...
Jimmy Hong
Sarah Christie ...
Tillie
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A small-time Jewish racketeer, just out of prison, finds himself in a quandary. Returning to his old neighborhood, he finds that the streets that he and his friends once controlled have now been taken over by blacks and Hispanics. On top of that, he must try to get back with his family, who want nothing to do with him. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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16 May 1990 (France)  »

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Conspiração Contra Harry  »

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$274,182 (USA)
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The film was shot in black and white in the late 1960s and was not given a proper release. Almost exactly twenty years later, in 1989, it was discovered and given a proper release for the first time. See more »

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Referenced in The Killing Floor (2007) See more »

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A great, hilarious look at a moment in New York
23 April 1999 | by (Santa Monica, California) – See all my reviews

The Plot Against Harry is an extraordinary, forgotten film that pops up from time to time in revival houses and late night television and is not to be missed. It's as if Scorcese did comedy - a great slice of criminal life and the true criminal mind - very reminiscent of today's "Sopranos" on HBO.


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