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Miller's Crossing (1990) Movie Information

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Miller's Crossing (1990)
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Overall Rank:

532

Avg. Rating:

3.05/4

# of Ratings:

212

Genres:

Crime, Thriller

Rating:

R

Language:

English

Theater Date:

09/22/1990

Director:

Joel Coen

Actors:

Gabriel Byrne
John Turturro
Albert Finney
Marcia Gay Harden
Steve Buscemi
Michael Jeter

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

During prohibition, crime bosses rage ware against each other as loyal and betrayal often occur.

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FSUNoles27TS 01/10/2013 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
2.5/4 

First off, if you are reading this review, I don't see eye to eye with other fan's views on the Coen brothers. I think they have put together a lot of decent films and a couple great ones, but I don't find many of their films "special". This movie is no exception. I found it to be okay. I watched it all the way through at least. It is just flat to me. I didn't feel very strong feelings towards any of the players, except maybe the sister, she was easy to hate. With these gangster type movies, what really draws me is when I feel emotionally connected to what is happening through liking the one side or hating the other. I feel they did not accomplish that with these characters.

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Moviehead 04/01/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
4/4 

Great movie. Very smart, it will surprise you. Do not underrate it and it will be your favourite noir(neo-noir, whatever).

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mitchellyoung 01/12/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3.5/4 

This is a pretty straightforward film from the Coen Brothers, an homage to noir and gangster films. Of course, it is populated with the usual slightly strange caricature characters that the Coens have become known for. Not as thought-provoking as later films of theirs, but an effective crime thriller, with dark comedy elements.

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  Yojimbo
Yojimbo
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01/07/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

"Miller's Crossing" by Yojimbo

An Irish gangster splits with his boss after an argument over his mistress and finds both sides of a mob war trying to tempt him over to their side. Unusually lacking in their trademark quirky humour, Miller's Crossing is possibly the most "straight" film the Coens have made so far. Ostensibly an homage to the gangster films of the 1930s with a Film Noir spin, there are no "heroes" here, just a bunch of self-serving weasels trying to put one over on each other. This gives it the grimy undercurrent of a spaghetti western but with tommy guns instead of six shooters, with a whisky sodden hardcase stalking through the middle of it all played by Gabriel Byrne in one of his best performances. Albert Finney is also as marvellous as ever as his boss and long term comrade at arms and one of the hi...

Rating of
3.5/4 

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  SIngli6
SIngli6
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10/25/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

The Coens' First Masterpiece

The Coen Bros for the first demonstrated to the world their unparalleled mastery in plotting with 'Miller's Crossing', a neo-noir so elaborate that multiple sittings are almost mandatory to fully process and appreciate the baroque richness of the work. Although the Coens' earlier works often suffered from American sensibilities and a general lack of cynicism, 'Miller's Crossing' boasts none of these flaws and instead displays a nihilistic and misanthropic irreverence towards man with various astute and grotesque caricatures of Prohibition era Americans. Indeed, 'Miller's Crossing' can be said, ironically enough, to be one of the Coens' most nihilistic works. Evidently, the Coens didn't realise that they had found their alcove of refinement, and sadly would only become sensible of the afor...

Rating of
4/4 

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  Daniel Corleone
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08/14/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Miller's Crossing review

Tom Regan (Gabriel Byrne) is affiliated with a Mafioso named Leo O’Bannon (Albert Finney). Leo’s rival Johnny Caspar (Jon Polito) plans of eliminating Leo’s bookie Bernie (John Turturro). Bernie’s sister Verna, has a relationship with Leo but has an affair with Tom. Leo and Tom had a major conflict so he sides with Caspar. Johnny Caspar’s right hand Eddie Dane does his best to prove that Tom is a fake. In the end, only one man will prevail from the war. Some interesting quotes from the picture: Tom – “Nobody knows anybody. Not that well.” Johnny Caspar – “You double-cross once - where's it all end?” Bernie – “I'm praying to you! Look in your heart.” Eddie Dane – “Up is down, black is white.”

The casting was precise, talented performances were brought out from each character, n...

Rating of
2.5/4 

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