Stick (1985)


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Burt Reynolds directed and starred in this actioner from an Elmore Leonard novel about an ex-con living dangerously close to the drug traffickers in Miami. When Stick (Reynolds) arrives in Miami just out of prison, an old buddy of his is murdered, sending Stick on a wild and complex journey to track down the killers. Along the way, he meets the attractive Kyle (Candice Bergen), has to deal with Chucky (Charles Durning in a blond wig and loud tourist shirts), a mob go-fer, and the albino Moke … More

Rating: R (adult situations/language, violence)
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: Elmore Leonard, Joseph C. Stinson
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 27, 2013
MCA Universal Home Video


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Critic Reviews for Stick

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
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The unfairly maligned Stick is actually a very good underworld thriller with Burt Reynolds at his absolute coolest.

October 10, 2005
Fantastica Daily

A pretty awful Elmore Leonard adaptation.

May 12, 2005
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Burt Reynolds tries to direct. He fails miserably. Makes a good drinking game.

June 11, 2003
Juicy Cerebellum

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