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Prizzi's Honor
My Rating:
(out of 5 stars)
4 Stars
Prizzi's Honor Poster
Primary Location: First Saw:In Theatre Saw at/with: With Hope and others
Rating: R Year: 1985 Category: Drama
Director: Walter Huston Time: 130 min. Writer: Richard Conden & Janet Roach

Mine: Very funny, very dark. I was infuriated when this did not win Best picture, but 'Out of Africa' did. Great stuff.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: Delicious, very offbeat black comedy about a slow-witted hit man from a close-knit Mafia family who gets more than he bargained for when he falls in love with Turner. Nicholson is a joy to watch, matched by a superlative cast (Randolph is a treat as his father). Huston wrings every drop of irony from Richard Condon and Janet Roach's wry screenplay (based on Condon's novel). Beautifully photographed by Andrzej Bartkowiak. Anjelica Huston won Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her sly performance, directed by her father.
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Jack Nicholson Jack Nicholson as:
Charley Partanna
Kathleen Turner Kathleen Turner as:
Irene Walker
Robert Loggia Robert Loggia as:
Eduardo Prizzi
John Randolph as:
Angelo Partanna
William Hickey William Hickey as:
Don Corrado Pizzi
Lee Richardson as:
Dominic Prizzi
Anjelica Huston Anjelica Huston as:
Maerose Prizzi
CCH Pounder as:
Peaches Altamount