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Six Ways to Sunday (1999)

Six Ways to Sunday (1999)

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Writer, director, and producer Adam Bernstein followed up the disastrous comedy It's Pat: The Movie (1994) with this black comedy that mixes elements of Psycho (1960) and Goodfellas (1990). Former male model Norman Reedus stars as Harry Odum, a henpecked, 18-year-old momma's boy in Youngstown, Ohio, who -- with his violent temper -- impresses a local boss of the Jewish Mafia. Soon he's found his calling as a hit man alongside his crack addict partner Arnie Finklestein (Adrien Brody), and he discovers that his rage and complicated psychosis fuel his murderous abilities. Harry also falls for the organization's limping, Hungarian-born maid Iris (Elina Lowensohn), a romance complicated by Harry's Oedipal, sexual relationship with his domineering mother Kate (Deborah Harry).Six Ways to Sunday (1997) was based on the Charles Perry novel Portrait of a Young Man Drowning.

Cast

Norman Reedus
as Harry Odum
Deborah Harry
as Kate Odum
Adrien Brody
as Arnie Finklestein
Paul D'Amato
as Fishetti
Peter Appel
as Abie `The Bug' Pinkwise
Eugene Long
as Angry Chinese Man
Clark Gregg
as Benjamin Taft
Steve Itkin
as Rudolph Sax
Jerry Adler
as Louis Varga
Anna Marie Wieder
as Madame Royce
Anna Levine
as Annibelle
Vincent Pastore
as Uncle Max
Christopher Mackin
as Men's Room Victim
Joseph Scott
as Concerned Neighbor
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Critic Reviews for Six Ways to Sunday

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (2)

Lots of fun surprises in Adam Bernstein's debut feature.

December 12, 2006 | Rating: 4/5
ColeSmithey.com

What can I really say about a movie that culminates with the main character having sex with his mother?

February 25, 2003 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…
Reel Film Reviews

Exemplifies, all too painfully, the traditional criticisms of independent film.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 0/4 | Full Review…
TheMovieReport.com

A sometimes funny parody and uncanny black comedy about incest, sexual repression, and the Jewish mob.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
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