Get Shorty (1995) (Rated: R)

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Drug Smuggling. Racketeering. Loan Sharking. Welcome to Hollywood! Golden Globe winner John Travolta leads an all-star cast in "the most flat-out enjoyable movie of the year" (NY Newsday) - a hysterical comedy that insists it doesn't take much to make it in the movies... just a background with the mob.

Loanshark Chili Palmer (Travolta) has done his time as a gangster. So when "business" takes him to Los Angeles to collect a debt from down-and-out filmmaker Harry Zimm (Gene Hackman), Chili talks tough and then pitches Harry a script idea. Immediately, Chili is swept into the Hollywood scene: he schmoozes film star Martin Weir (DeVito), romances "B" movie queen Karen Flores (Rene Russo) and even gets reservations at the hottest restaurants in town. In fact, all would be smooth for this cool new producer, if it weren't for the drug smugglers and an angry mobster who won't leave him alone. But hey, this is Hollywood and no one said it would be easy!

DVD Features...

Scene Access, Trailers

Easter Eggs...


John Travolta, Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, Danny DeVito, Dennis Farina, Delroy Lindo, James Gandolfini, Jon Gries, Renee Props, David Paymer, Martin Ferrero, Miguel Sandoval, Jacob Vargas, Linda Hart, Bobby Slayton, Ron Karabatsos, Alison Waddell, Amber Waddell, John Cothran Jr., Jack Conley, Bernard Hocke, Big Daddy Wayne, Xavier Montalvo, Carlease Burke, Vito Scotti, Rino Piccolo, Alfred Dennis, Ralph Manza, Zed Frizzelle, Harry Victor, Patrick Breen, Barry Sonnenfeld, Donna W. Scott, Zack Phifer, Greg Goossen, Stephanie Kemp, Rebeca Arthur, Jeffrey J. Stephen, Ernest 'Chili' Palmer, Penny Marshall, David Groh, Bette Midler, Alex Rocco, Harvey Keitel

Directed By...

Barry Sonnenfeld

See Also...

Get Shorty

Technical Details...
Running Time:
105 mins
Release Date:
Picture Format:
Anamorphic Widescreen , Pan & Scan 1.33:1
Soundtrack Languages:
English: DD 5.1, French: DD 5.1, Spanish: DD 3

Jersey Films, MGM Home Entertainment
Comedy, Suspense/Thriller
English, French, Spanish


DVD Features:

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