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Angel Heart


Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, Lisa Bonet, Charlotte Rampling View All


Alan Parker (Screenplay), Alan Parker (Director) View All

Release: Mar. 6th, 1987
Runtime: 1 hour, 53 minutes
Down-and-out private detective Harry Angel is ordered by the mysterious Louis Cyphre to go on a mission to find a missing person. His routine failure soon leads to a bloody spar with himself, as he goes on a supernatural journey into his own soul.
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12 Angel Heart
gave this movie a rewatch, havent seen it in years, what a great film, the direction, the spooky atmosphere, mikey rourke is great in this, the whole premise is great, in my list of the best movies. w...
3 What do you think of Angel Heart (1987)?
I saw the movie again, after quite a few years. I feel that it's close but no cigar perhaps, as the cinematography, sets, music, costumes and acting is all very good actually. The style is great! ...

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Parker's film-making has always given me a weird vibe that doesn't quite make him an auteur but does leave a distinct impression on some outwardly journeyman-like films; while this lent extra personality to straightforward works like Mississippi Burning or The Commitments, in a film like Angel Heart....
Citizen Rules
Then the scene would open up to a master shot so we could see the entire scene.
I think violent death scenes would fit the film and it would certainly be better than just have de Niro tell that the person is dead.
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