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Johnny Handsome (1989)  link to Johnny Handsome on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 1188

poster Johnny Handsome

IMDb Rating:
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6.2/10 (8695 votes)

Country: USA, 94 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Crime

Director(s): Walter Hill

Video Codec: Unknown

Johnny Handsome is a deformed gangster who plans a successful robbery with a friend of his, Mikey Chalmette, and another couple (Sunny Boid and Rafe Garrett). During the heist, Johnny and Mikey are double-crossed by Sunny and Rafe---Mikey is killed and Johnny sent to prison. While in prison, Johnny is invited to a rehabilitation program, where Dr. Steven Fischer rebuilds Johnny's face and helps Johnny get paroled. Johnny starts working in a shipyard, where he meets Donna McCarty and starts a romance. Lt. A.Z. Drones is a skeptical detective who follows the rehabilitation of Johnny. Johnny's new life is consumed by the desire of payback.

Tagline: They changed his looks, his life and his future... but they couldn't change his past.


photo Mickey Rourke Mickey Rourke John 'Johnny Handsome' Sedley / Johnny Mitchell
photo Ellen Barkin Ellen Barkin Sunny Boyd
photo Elizabeth McGovern Elizabeth McGovern Donna McCarty
photo Morgan Freeman Morgan Freeman Lt. A.Z. Drones
photo Forest Whitaker Forest Whitaker Dr. Steven Fisher

Medium: Unknown,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1