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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John Huston is the only director to direct two members of his own family to win Academy Awards. The first was his father Walter Huston in Treasure of the Sierra Madre who won best supporting actor, then his daughter Angelica Huston won best supporting actress for this film. See more
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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.
Overture to 'Semiramide'
Composed by Gioachino Rossini See more