Frankie & Johnny (1991)


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Terrence McNally's stage play Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune was a two-character piece, which starred Kathy Bates and F. Murray Abraham on Broadway. Garry Marshall's film version of the McNally play streamlines the title to Frankie and Johnny, expands the dramatis personae to include at least a dozen fascinating characters, and "glamorizes" the decidedly unglamorous Frankie and Johnny in the forms of Michelle Pfeiffer and Al Pacino (their first co-starring stint since Scarface). Purists … More

Rating: R (adult situations/language)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Terrence McNally
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 4, 2001
Paramount Home Video


as Johnny

as Tino

as Luther

as Artemis

as Lester

as Mr. Rosen

as Johnny's Daughter

as Waitress Helen

as Mr. DeLeon

as Officer Joe

as Officer Lee

as Retired Customer

as Pregnant Customer

as Racetrack Customer

as Juggler Customer

as Officer Joe

as Senior Citizen Custo...

as Rude Customer

as Seizure Customer

as Whispering Customer ...

as Cora's customer

as Biker Customer

as Salesman Customer

as Snooty Customer

as Snooty Customer

as Accident Driver

as Garment Worker

as Dental Technician

as Night Cook

as Night Busboy

as Night Waitress

as Night Waitress

as Peter's Roommate

as Nick's Wife

as Attorney at Party

as Greek Dancer

as Greek Dancer

as Jorge's Girlfriend

as Mutzie Calish

as Christine the Hooker

as Johnny's Ex-Wife

as New Husband

as Helen's Nurse

as Sidewalk Preacher

as Megaphone Lady

as Penny Pitcher

as Parking Lot Owner

as Johnny's Daughter

as Johnny's Daughter

as Johnny's Son

as Johnny's Son

as Flower Vendor

as Penny Pitcher

as Flower Vendor

as Flower Driver

as Bowling Twin

as Bowling Twin

as Handsome Bowler

as Pretty Girl Bowler

as Marlon the Disc Jock...

as Abused Neighbor

as Sexy Neighbor

as Sexy Neighbor

as Haircombing Neighbor

as Eating Man

as Eating Woman

as Frankie's Mother

as Minister

as Frankie's Cousin

as Cousin's Husband

as Baby's Godfather

as Party Children

as Party Children

as Aunt Bette

as Party Guest

as Bus Rider

as Bus Rider

as Bus Rider

as Sidewalk Preacher
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Critic Reviews for Frankie & Johnny

All Critics (27) | Top Critics (9)

Full Review… | September 7, 2011
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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Full Review… | October 11, 1991
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | April 7, 2008
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Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | August 30, 2004
New York Times
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Audience Reviews for Frankie & Johnny

Nice classic

Wahida K

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I love this film, my kind of chick flick! Believable and beautiful.

Anthony Lawrie

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Leigh Ryan

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