Johnny Handsome Movie Review Summary

Actors: Mickey Rourke, Ellen Barkin, Lance Henriksen, Morgan Freeman, Forest Whitaker, Elizabeth McGovern

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Based on John Godey novel, JOHNNY HANDSOME is a movie directed by Walter Hill in 1989.
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John Sedley's face is deformed and John survives by taking part in heists. But, in the middle of a robbery, his partners Rafe and Sunny kill his friend Mickey and leave him alone on the crime scene. Condemned to 5 years in a penitentiary, John is transferred to Dr. Fisher's department and is successfully operated. John is given the opportunity to work at day on a shipyard where he meets Donna, a young accountant. Once paroled, still dreaming of revenge, John will organize the robbery of the shipyard he's working in and take as partners for the job the same Rafe and Sunny who betrayed him.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   criminals killing each other Vigilante/Revenge?    -   Yes Brain/Body not working?    -   physical disability Lover is...    -   criminal/bad doer

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   thief/con artist Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Deep South City?    -   Yes City:    -   New Orleans Misc setting    -   prison    -   resort/hotel    -   scientific labs    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very explicit references to deaths and torture Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing breasts    -   sex under blankets Any profanity?    -   A lot of foul language Is this movie based on a    -   book

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