Get Shorty

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"The mob is tough, but it’s nothing like show business."
  • R
  • 1995
  • 1 hr 45 min
  • 6.9  (76,690)
  • 82

In this crime comedy based on the book by Elmore Leonard, John Travolta plays a mob enforcer sent to collect a debt from a sleazy movie producer played by Gene Hackman. In the process, Travolta's character falls for an actress played by Rene Russo and also gets the idea to pitch his life story as a potential movie idea. The result is a farce in which the gangster discovers that life in Hollywood is just about as dirty as his life as a mobster. The film was directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and also stars Danny DeVito. It was released in October 1995.

Get Shorty
Get Shorty
Get Shorty

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Description
In this crime comedy based on the book by Elmore Leonard, John Travolta plays a mob enforcer sent to collect a debt from a sleazy movie producer played by Gene Hackman. In the process, Travolta's character falls for an actress played by Rene Russo and also gets the idea to pitch his life story as a potential movie idea. The result is a farce in which the gangster discovers that life in Hollywood is just about as dirty as his life as a mobster. The film was directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and also stars Danny DeVito. It was released in October 1995.

Get Shorty is a 1995 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 45 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.9 and a MetaScore of 82.

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  • Release Date
    1995
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 45 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (76,690)
  • Metascore
    82