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  • Dir. Tony Scott
  • USA
  • 1993
  • 121 min. (Director's Cut)
  • R
  • DCP
  • Assistive Listening
  • Hearing Loop

Part of Weekend Classics: Lovers on the Lam

Being the adventures of a large quantity of cocaine on its journey from the small scale dope game to the Hollywood big time. When Clarence (Christian Slater) falls for the charming and sweet sex worker Alabama (Patricia Arquette) and marries her, he couldn’t possibly know he’d be battling cultural appropriating pimps, the mafia, the domestic film industry — and flying low under the aegis of Elvis (Val Kilmer). Written by Quentin Tarantino (see also: NATURAL BORN KILLERS), with Brad Pitt as the affable stoner Floyd.

“There are few objections to TRUE ROMANCE that I haven't thought of, and I dismiss them all with a wave of the hand. This is the kind of movie that creates its own universe, and glories in it… Made with such energy, such high spirits, such an enchanting goofiness, that it's impossible to resist.” —Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times (Sep 10, 1993)

“These gun-crazy, lust-loopy kids on the run are irresistible in the best crime rush since GOOD FELLAS.” —Susan Wloszczyna, USA Today (Sep 10, 1993)