Angel Heart Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 3218

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 103

Theatrical Release Date: 03/06/1987

Language: English

Genre: Horror, Mystery

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Alan Parker

Actors: Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, Lisa Bonet, Charlotte Rampling, Stocker Fontelieu, Brownie McGhee

Plot: Harold Angel (Mickey Rourke) is a detective on a mission to find a solider who welched on a deal with Lou Cypher. Lou intends to collect the hard way.

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 08/11/2021

Like an otherworldly collaboration between Raymond Chandler and Daphne du Maurier, the gruesome and unpredictable "Angel Heart" deserves recognition as one of the most underrated neo-noirs of the 80s.

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Allison - wrote on 12/22/2007


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Yojimbo - wrote on 12/15/2011

Down at heel private eye Harry Angel is employed to track down an old time crooner and becomes embroiled in a world of black magic and murder. Allan Parker's tribute to Film Noir makes great use of the local colour of Harlem and the Louisiana Bayou to create a dark, brooding atmosphere in this beautifully shot supernatural thriller. Mickey Rourke puts in a good performance as the gumshoe who is seemingly out of his depth in this shadowy world and a fine supporting cast all play their part along with some intense sound design to create a suitably otherworldly and Hellish feel. The plot is perhaps a little thin as none of the supporting characters actually live long enough to conjure any really meaningful interaction with the protagonist leaving it feeling a little episodic, but the sense …

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