Get Shorty

Get Shorty is a 1995 American crime thriller comedy film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and produced by Danny DeVito, Michael Shamberg and Stacey Sher.  The screenplay was also written by Scott Frank and is based on the book, Get Shorty by Elmore Leonard.

Get Shorty | Get Shorty Movie Poster | 1995 | John Travolta | Gene Hackman | Rene Russo | Danny DeVito | Dennis Farina | James Gandolfini | Delroy Lindo | David Paymer | Jon Gries | Renee Props | Miguel Sandoval | Linda Hart | Barry Sonnenfeld | Bette Midler | |
Get Shorty Movie Poster

Rated:  R (movie contains language and some violence)
Run Time:  1h 45min
Release Date:  October 20, 1995 (USA)
Genre:  Romance, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Director:  Barry Sonnenfeld
Studio:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer




Get Shorty stars John Travolta, Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, Danny DeVito, Dennis Farina, James Gandolfini, Delroy Lindo, David Paymer, Jon Gries, Renee Props, Miguel Sandoval, Bette Midler, Linda Hart and Barry Sonnenfeld.

Get Shorty is the story of Chili Palmer (John Travolta), a loan shark from Miami who finds himself in Los Angeles.

Movie Quotes

“Now I’ve been shot at three times before. Twice on purpose and once by accident. And I’m still here. And I’m gonna be here for as long as I want to be.” – Chili Palmer 
“I once asked this literary agent, uh, what kind of writing paid the best… he said, “Ransom notes.” – Harry Zimm

“What is the point of living in L.A. if you’re not in the movie business?” – Bo Catlett

“Rough business this movie business. I may have to go back to loan sharking for a rest.” – Chili Palmer

Official Movie Trailer

Movie Stars

John Travolta as Chili Palmer

Gene Hackman as Harry Zimm

Rene Russo as Karen Flores

Danny DeVito as Martin Weir

Dennis Farina as Ray ‘Bones’ Barboni

James Gandolfini as Bear

Delroy Lindo as Bo Catllett

David Paymer as Leo Devoe

Jon Gries as Ronnie Wingate

Renee Props as Nicki

Miguel Sandoval as Mr. Escobar

Linda Hart as Fay Devoe

Barry Sonnenfeld as Doorman

Bette Midler