Get Shorty Reviews

  • May 30, 2020

    Travolta makes this film a hit of the 90s

    Travolta makes this film a hit of the 90s

  • Apr 02, 2020

    The acting was really well done I wish we saw a little bit more of Danny DeVito‘s character. It's not a must see but it's definitely worth a walk

    The acting was really well done I wish we saw a little bit more of Danny DeVito‘s character. It's not a must see but it's definitely worth a walk

  • Feb 25, 2020

    There's plenty of entertainment to be had here, but Get Shorty really shines in its terrific casting choices. Still, you can't really shake the feeling that the critics' love for this film stems from its portrayal of their own backyard.

    There's plenty of entertainment to be had here, but Get Shorty really shines in its terrific casting choices. Still, you can't really shake the feeling that the critics' love for this film stems from its portrayal of their own backyard.

  • Feb 21, 2020

    Very entertaining movie. Great cast, good pacing, mildly humorous. It did not have that special something that makes movies great. It seems like a movie where everybody enjoyed making the movie, but at the end of the shoot, it was just another movie.

    Very entertaining movie. Great cast, good pacing, mildly humorous. It did not have that special something that makes movies great. It seems like a movie where everybody enjoyed making the movie, but at the end of the shoot, it was just another movie.

  • Feb 04, 2020

    This movie is a classic. It is a smart comedy with a great script and a stellar cast.

    This movie is a classic. It is a smart comedy with a great script and a stellar cast.

  • Feb 04, 2020

    Really funny stuff, good story too

    Really funny stuff, good story too

  • Nov 14, 2019

    The movie's plot was kind of eh. It was funny and entertaining to watch but it felt like it was missing something to make it a great movie.

    The movie's plot was kind of eh. It was funny and entertaining to watch but it felt like it was missing something to make it a great movie.

  • Aug 05, 2019

    Get Shorty is too populated with awkward appearances. I.E. Danny DeVito comes in at a restaurant scene and leaves quickly before the food arrives and a dramatic or funny conversation is had.

    Get Shorty is too populated with awkward appearances. I.E. Danny DeVito comes in at a restaurant scene and leaves quickly before the food arrives and a dramatic or funny conversation is had.

  • Jul 31, 2019

    Adaptation d'un des meilleurs romans d'Elmore Leonard, Get Shorty est une comédie de Barry Sonnenfield particulièrement bien rythmée, avec un casting absolument parfait qui fait quasiment les trois quarts du boulot. John Travolta était né pour jouer Chili Palmer, James Gandolfini et Gene Hackman sont de très solides seconds rôles tandis que Dennis Farina est un splendide bad guy. Entre humour pince-sans-rire et critique de l'Hollywood des 90s, en passant par des dialogues qui reprennent l'essence du texte originale de Leonard sans tomber dans la citation bas du front (même si on s'en approche quelques fois), Get Shorty est une réussite.

    Adaptation d'un des meilleurs romans d'Elmore Leonard, Get Shorty est une comédie de Barry Sonnenfield particulièrement bien rythmée, avec un casting absolument parfait qui fait quasiment les trois quarts du boulot. John Travolta était né pour jouer Chili Palmer, James Gandolfini et Gene Hackman sont de très solides seconds rôles tandis que Dennis Farina est un splendide bad guy. Entre humour pince-sans-rire et critique de l'Hollywood des 90s, en passant par des dialogues qui reprennent l'essence du texte originale de Leonard sans tomber dans la citation bas du front (même si on s'en approche quelques fois), Get Shorty est une réussite.

  • Jul 25, 2019

    Get Shorty is a hilariously funny, brilliantly written and colorfully acted satire of how hard it is to get a Hollywood movie made. All the moving pieces and different parties, each with their own motivations and goals, make it a natural fit for a film-loving gangster. Leonard is the man, as the movie totally depends on his script, and every part of it is awesome (dialogue, characters, story webbing).

    Get Shorty is a hilariously funny, brilliantly written and colorfully acted satire of how hard it is to get a Hollywood movie made. All the moving pieces and different parties, each with their own motivations and goals, make it a natural fit for a film-loving gangster. Leonard is the man, as the movie totally depends on his script, and every part of it is awesome (dialogue, characters, story webbing).