1993 | Drama | 144 minutes | English
Why Stream This Film?
- Rotten Tomatoes Score (Critics Consensus): 82%
- Metacritic Score: 65
- Golden Globe Awards: Nominated, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Penelope Ann Miller); Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Sean Penn)
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Brian De Palma in his best films is a muscular director who relishes over-the-top behavior and here he paints a gallery of colorful gangsters and lowlifes. The acting here by Sean Penn is a virtuoso tour de force – one of those performances that takes on a life of its own.
Few films made in the disco era can match the kinetic allure of this 1993 production, which has a bluesy undertow all its own.
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