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.
Hired killers by day. Devoted lovers by night. Until they found their next assignment was each other.
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The first time Jack Nicholson and Kathleen Turner's characters have sex, Turner is seen on top of Nicholson naked and her right breast and nipple are clearly visible. After they tumble over together, the next shot of Turner on top shows her wearing a nude colored 'modesty' bra/bandeau. See more
Charley, I've been doin' three to four hits a year for the past couple of years, most at full pay.
Well, it's not many when you consider the size of the population.
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O mio Babbino caro
(from "Gianni Schicchi")
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