George, after getting out of prison, begins looking for a job, but his time in prison has reduced his stature in the criminal underworld. The only job he can find is to be a driver for Simone, a beautiful high-priced call girl, with whom he forms an at first grudging, and then real affection. Only Simone's playing a dangerous game, and when George agrees to help her, they both end up in a huge amount of trouble with Mortwell, the local kingpin. Written by
Sometimes love is a strange and wicked game.
See more »
Did You Know?
It was after seeing Bob Hoskins
' ruthless George in this movie that critic Pauline Kael
described him as being "...like a testicle on legs". See more
Camera shadow visible on the racks of clothes when Simone and George go shopping. See more
[at her front door, to George
Yeah? Do you want mum?
Referenced in Liza and All the Others
By Jay Livingston
and Ray Evans
Used by permission of Famous Music Corporation
Performed by Nat 'King' Cole
Original sound recording owned and controlled by Capitol Records Inc. See more