Let the Devil Wear Black (1999)


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Director and screenwriter Stacy Title (best known for the independent feature The Last Supper) obviously knows a good story when she sees one, and proves it with Let The Devil Wear Black, which takes the framework of Shakespeare's Hamlet and recasts it with present-day characters and dialogue. Jack (Jonathan Penner), a professional student, is convinced something is rotten in the state of his family after the recent death of his father -- especially when Uncle Sammy (Jack Sheridan) decides to … More

Rating: R (adult situations/language, sex, violence)
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Jonathan Penner
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 20, 2000


as Sol Hirsch

as Jack's Father

as Young Jack

as Trainor Bradbury

as Jesse Braughtigan

as Bartender

as Pharmacist

as Tall

as Mexican Cook

as Pleasure Dome Barten...

as Bobo

as Dr. Rona Harvey

as Counterman

as Cop No. 1

as Cop No. 2

as Hired Killer
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Critic Reviews for Let the Devil Wear Black

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | June 18, 2008
Top Critic

May 29, 2001
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Suffers from an emotional detachment from any of the characters.

Full Review… | January 1, 2007

...I'll pretty much watch anything that features Mary Louise Parker...

Full Review… | August 1, 2003
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Full Review… | December 6, 2005
Film Threat

October 7, 2005
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Audience Reviews for Let the Devil Wear Black

Mediorce unfocused reworking of Hamlet.

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