Charley Partanna is a hit-man who works for the Prizzis, one of the richest crime syndicate families in the country. Unbeknownst to Charley,the Prizzis just hired Irene Walker, a free-lance killer, to eliminate someone who double-crossed them. When Irene and Charley fall in love their jobs become complicated. Their jobs become impossible when each is given a contract that neither can go through with. Written by
Hired killers by day. Devoted lovers by night. Until they found their next assignment was each other.
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The studio, expecting the film to perform poorly at the box office, pushed for a relatively quick release onto home video; however, the film was one of the 'sleeper' hits of the season, thanks to terrific reviews and positive word of mouth, and had a lengthy stay in theatres, and was still in theatres, in fact, when it was released to video stores. See more
When Charley and Irene are in her convertible, the shadow from the camera rig becomes visible on the road. See more
I can't get over it. What kinda creep wouldn't catch a baby? If it was real it coulda been crippled for life.
He wasn't paid to bodyguard the baby.
References The Godfather
"Overture to 'Semiramide'"
Composed by Gioachino Rossini See more