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Get Shorty

"The mob is tough, but it’s nothing like show business."

Chili Palmer (Travolta) is a Miami loan shark who's sent to Los Angeles to collect on a gambling debt from film producer Harry Zimm (Hackman). Chili soon discovers that loansharking was the perfect training ground for making movies...though you have to be ruthless to make it in Hollywood

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Released: Oct 20th, 1995
Budget: N/A
Revenue: N/A

Get Shorty Main Cast

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John Travolta
John Travolta
plays Chili Palmer
Gene Hackman
Gene Hackman
plays Harry Zimm
Rene Russo
Rene Russo
plays Karen Flores
Danny DeVito
Danny DeVito
plays Martin Weir
Dennis Farina
Dennis Farina
plays Ray 'Bones' Barboni
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • John Travolta was paid $3.5 million for this film.
  • According to Elmore Leonard, movie star Martin Weir (Danny DeVito), is based on Leonard's own dealings with Dustin Hoffman.
  • Veteran character actor Vito Scotti's last film.
  • Movie Goof (crew or equipment visible): Film crew is visible in the limo reflection during and after Ronnie opens the door for Bear and his daughter.
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Movie Series/Collection

Get Shorty
1995
- Get Shorty
Be Cool
2005
- Be Cool

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