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.
Did You Know?
One of the reasons why Jack Nicholson decided to star in Prizzi's Honor, was because he wanted to be directed by John Huston. See more
When Charley and Irene are in her convertible, the shadow from the camera rig becomes visible on the road. See more
Marxie Heller so fuckin' smart, how come he's so fuckin' dead?
Referenced in Oscar's Greatest Moments
O mio Babbino caro
(from "Gianni Schicchi")
Composed by Giacomo Puccini See more