True Romance details
|Formats:||18 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Val Kilmer, Patricia Arquette, Dennis Hopper, Brad Pitt, Christian Slater, Christian Slater, Gary Oldman, Christopher Walken|
|Genres:||Comedy - Romantic, Romance, Thriller - Action/Adventure, Horror|
|Studio:||WARNER HOME VIDEO|
True Romance Bonus Features
|Run time:||1 hour 58 minutes|
|Rental release:||24 Feb 2003|
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I knew there was something rotten in DenmarkBy Ra from Abydos , 23 Dec 2003
[Highly rated reviewer]This modern classic, written by Quentin Tarantino and directed by Tony Scott, is one of the best thrillers of modern times.
Christian Slater is perfect as the shy, Elvis obsessed Clarence, and Patricia Arquette is inspired as Alabama. Together they set out on a great adventure that sees them double cross just about everyone from the mob to Alabama's pimp, a white rastafarian played by Gary Oldman.
Special mention must be given for Dennis Hopper as Clarence's father, Christopher Walken as the Sicilian mobster on Clarence's tail, and James Gandolfini as a mob hardman. The scene where he interrogates Alabama is a shockingly powerful piece that will make your eyes water.
Tom Sizemore is excellent as a cop out to trap a drug dealing movie producer, and you should keep an eye out for Brad Pitt as a permanently stoned layabout, and Val Kilmer as Elvis.
As usual, Tarantino's ultra cool, street style dialogue is filled with memorable one liners, and everyone seems to relish working with such material and deliver top drawer performances.
Standout scene for me is when Christopher Walken interrogates Dennis Hopper about Clarence's whereabouts. In a classic scene that mixes violence with humour, the two men exchange in verbal sparring that is truly inspired, both knowing that Hopper's character is about to die either way. Class.
I urge you to see this film, it's a violent, energetic tour de force.
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Very EntertainingBy a customer , 13 Mar 2013This was a good watch, story improbable but very entertaining, plenty of action, twists & turns, I enjoyed it and recommend it
This is sexy babyBy gianino (615 reviews) from London , 17 Dec 2012Tony Scott and Quentin Tarantino together means great fun guaranteed. Christian Slater is so sexy that I want to eat him alive, Patricia Arquette is great fun, Hopper & Walker are superb,Micahel Raparot is cute and Brad Pitt cameo is awesome. This is sexy from the beginning till the end
Classic film.By lilemp (5 reviews) , 05 Dec 2012Brilliant film. Absolutely brilliant. Got everything you need - action, danger, guns, violence, romance.....If you haven't seen this film, you really have to give it a go.
Freeze! No You Freeze! No you Freeze!By Avanti (36 reviews) , 24 Dec 2011Sexy, gritty, violent, funny, plenty of shades, ghosts, guns, great cameos by Oldman, Walken and Hopper, a whiff of 80s Miami Vice, a heavy dose of Tarantino patter, feathers and drugs. (is that 20 words yet?)
Worth watching for the Hopper/Walken scene aloneBy Bassman71 (617 reviews) from Didsbury, England , 07 Nov 2011Man spends Birthday going to the cinema watching Kung-Fu triple bill, meets girl, hit it off, girl is not what she seems, complications, carnage.
Quentin Tarantino written and Tony Scott directed action adventure with a stellar cast, amazing dialogue and a decent soundtrack backing it up.
From Gary Oldmans dreadlocked Pimp to Saul Rubineks obnoxious Film Producer, its fantastic to see all the actors giving outstanding performances with the standout being the confrontation between Dennis Hopper and Christopher Walken which Id put in my Top 10 film scenes.
Does get quite brutal in the latter stages involving a young and thin James Gandolfini but the big finale is superbly choreographed and shot.