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3.7
2,803 Ratings

True Romance

Directed by Tony Scott
United States, 1993
Crime, Drama, Romance

Synopsis

Scripted by Quentin Tarantino, this violent, darkly comic romance follows a nerdy comic book store clerk who falls for a beautiful call girl and takes her on the run with him after accidentally murdering her pimp and stealing his cocaine.

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True Romance Directed by Tony Scott

Critics reviews

A brilliant pulpy action movie and now a classic and an influential one, notable for the excellence of Quentin Tarantino’s screenplay, but not a movie in which people win Oscars (but of course they should – listing and discussing all of the exceptional, oddball, sometimes brilliant performances in this movie could fill a book).
February 01, 2017
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Bad things happen when you kill a pimp, especially if a cocaine suitcase is involved. So goes this lovers-on-the-run narrative—a trip violent and delightful in equal measure.
October 29, 2014
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[The scene where Gandolfini’s character beats Patricia Arquette] is difficult to watch, and it’s meant to be. Even as his younger and slimmer self, Gandolfini is an imposing physical presence, and he literally doesn’t pull his punches, blasting Arquette as if she’s anywhere near his weight class. Blood flows freely, clotting in Arquette’s hair and soaking through her flimsy outfit. It’s ugly, and for a moment in a film that’s mostly pitched as fantasy, the violence feels real.
June 28, 2013
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