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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, Linda Blair
, Geena Davis
, Mia Farrow
, Carrie Fisher
, Melanie Griffith
, Daryl Hannah
, Kelly LeBrock
, Heather Locklear
, Jennifer Jason Leigh
, Demi Moore
, Sarah Jessica Parker
, Michelle Pfeiffer
, Ally Sheedy
, Emma Thompson
, Sela Ward
, and Debra Winger
were considered for the part of Maerose. See more
When Charley and Irene are in her convertible, the shadow from the camera rig becomes visible on the road. See more
[reading from the letter from Charley
"Dominic put out a contract on me..."
He's a fuckin' liar!
You wanna hear the letter? Then listen, don't talk. There's about a 130 million dollars here, maybe more. We gotta renegotiate before we get it back. Just shut up and listen. Go on, sit down. Go on.
[continuing to read from the letter
"Dominic will say it's a lot of bullshit. But it so happens he hired my own wife and he gave her a down payment of 50 thousand dollars and my wife is sittin' here next...
O mio Babbino caro
(from "Gianni Schicchi")
Composed by Giacomo Puccini See more