The Last Days of Frankie the Fly (1997)


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Frankie "The Fly" (Dennis Hopper) is an awkward, introverted middle-aged, bottom-rung gangster. Though outwardly mild-mannered, Frankie secretly entertains dreams of getting violent revenge upon those who constantly humiliate him. He frequently watches films and idolizes Marlon Brando's performance in On the Waterfront. His boss Sal (Michael Madsen) and Sal's number one thug Vic (screenwriter Dayton Callie) are high on Frankie's imaginary hit list. One day, while on the set of a porno movie … More

Rating: R (adult situations/language, nudity, sex)
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Dayton Callie
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On DVD: Aug 1, 2005
Echo Bridge Home Entertainment


as Margaret

as Sal's Girl

as Race Track Valet

as Bathroom Girl

as Race Track Man

as Hotel Clerk

as Cameraman

as Vic's Sidekick
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Critic Reviews for The Last Days of Frankie the Fly

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A derivative, senseless movie that owes its entire existence to Tarantino.

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Audience Reviews for The Last Days of Frankie the Fly


The film Quentin Tarantino never made, about a down at heel mob flunky (Hopper) infatuated with porn actress Daryl Hannah. Shades of Donnie Brasco crossed with a revenge thriller streaked with black humour. Pretty good on the whole.

xGary Xx

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