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Author: Barry SonnenfeldScott FrankDanny DeVitoMichael ShambergStacey SherAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, [1998]
Series: Contemporary classics; Contemporary classics (MGM Home Entertainment Inc.)
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : Deluxe widescreen edView all editions and formats
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Loan shark Chili Palmer (Travolta) comes to L.A. to collect a debt from filmmaker Harry Zimm (Gene Hackman). Soon Palmer is pitching a script, schmoozing a film star (DeVito), and romancing a movie queen (Russo). But the mob and drug smugglers who assigned him to collect come after him.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Comedy films
Gangster films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Fiction films
Drama
Named Person: Elmore Leonard
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Sonnenfeld; Scott Frank; Danny DeVito; Michael Shamberg; Stacey Sher; John Travolta; Gene Hackman; Rene Russo; Dennis Farina; Delroy Lindo; James Gandolfini; David Paymer; John Lurie; Jim Miller; Donald Peterman; Elmore Leonard; Jersey Films.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN: 0792837924 9780792837923
OCLC Number: 39062614
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the novel by Elmore Leonard.
Videocassette release of the 1995 motion picture.
Credits: Production design, Peter Larkin ; music, John Lurie ; editor, Jim Miller ; director of photography, Don Peterman.
Cast: John Travolta, Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, Danny DeVito, Dennis Farina, Delroy Lindo, James Gandolfini, David Paymer.
Awards: Golden Globe awards, 1995: Best actor, comedy (Travolta).
Target Audience: Rated R.
Description: 1 videocassette (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS hi-fi stereo, Dolby surround.
Series Title: Contemporary classics; Contemporary classics (MGM Home Entertainment Inc.)
Responsibility: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents a Jersey Films production ; a Barry Sonnenfeld film ; screenplay by Scott Frank ; produced by Danny DeVito, Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher ; directed by Barry Sonnenfeld.

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Loan shark Chili Palmer (Travolta) comes to L.A. to collect a debt from filmmaker Harry Zimm (Gene Hackman). Soon Palmer is pitching a script, schmoozing a film star (DeVito), and romancing a movie queen (Russo). But the mob and drug smugglers who assigned him to collect come after him.

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