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Get Shorty, 1995

Get Shorty
Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld
Written by: Elmore Leonard
Language:  English
Country:  USA
Runtime:  105 min
MPAA Rating:  R
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Get Shorty can be described as humorous and clever. The plot revolves around gangsters, cons and scams, and dishonesty. Its comic aspect comes from satire and irreverent humor. Get Shorty's main genres are comedy and crime. In approach, it is realistic. It is located in Miami and Hollywood. Get Shorty takes place in the 1990s. It is based on a book. The movie has received attention for being a Golden Globe winner, a blockbuster, and critically acclaimed. Note that Get Shorty involves sexual content, profanity, and violent content.

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This slick adaptation of Elmore Leonard's 1990 novel features John Travolta as Chili Palmer, a Miami... more

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Language: English
Country: USA
Release date: 20 October 1995
Runtime: 105 min

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John Travolta John Travolta As Chili Palmer
Rene Russo Rene Russo As Karen Flores
Gene Hackman Gene Hackman As Harry Zimm
Danny DeVito Danny DeVito As Martin Weir
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Rolling Stone
One of the best movies of the year and by far the most entertaining.
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Good, sly fun.
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Get Shorty is some good entertaining fun. This movie stars John Travolta in his coolest since Grease. Its a fun movie, the only downside is that it moves so quickly.
19.January.2014 |  by: calbluejames
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Get Shorty is a somewhat complicated tale of a low-level gangster who, by turns of fate, leaves the life of crime behind and becomes a movie producer. This is not nearly as serious as it sounds. Most of it is funny, some of it is romantic, some of...
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