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Get Shorty

Because You d Get Shorty
Crime Comedy 
Rated: 18+ (R)19951h 45mOn: HBO MAX HBO Tags: Gangster Based on Books Drug Country: America

Chili Palmer is a Miami mobster who gets sent by his boss, the psychopathic "Bones" Barboni, to collect a bad debt from Harry Zimm, a Hollywood producer who specializes in cheesy horror films. When Chili meets Harry's leading lady, the romantic sparks fly. After pitching his own life story as a movie idea, Chili learns that being a mobster and being a Hollywood producer really aren't all that different.Get Shorty featuring John Travolta and Gene Hackman is streaming with subscription on HBO MAX, streaming on HBO, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 4 others. It's a comedy and crime movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.9 (76,182 votes).

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Barry Sonnenfeld


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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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#5,502 Ranked Movie

#156 Ranked in Gangster Movies

#202 Ranked in Movies on HBO

#1099 Ranked in Crime Movies

Get Shorty has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.9 (76,182 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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