almost 6 years
Nice mob movie, watch multiple times to catch all the details that make the story web
almost 7 years
It's decent by Coen Brothers standards.
Not a huge fan of Coen Brothers films, but this one was okay
Crafted well & solid performances by all but just not all that enjoyable. Disappointing.
Not the best Coen Bros. film, but still worth a watch.
over 7 years
Coen brothers! But not their best. (You rated this 3 stars on 3/22/2012)
over 7 years
Good plot, good characters, good performances. However, nothing brilliant.
michael & deirdre danner
one of the best from the cohen Bros. superb dialogue, action sequences. 1 mob boss in drag
Miller's Crossing is a 1990 American gangster film by the Coen brothers and starring Gabriel Byrne, Albert Finney, Marcia Gay Harden, Jon Polito and John Turturro. The plot concerns a power struggle between two rival gangs and how the protagonist, Tom Reagan (Gabriel Byrne), plays both sides off each other.
In 2005, Time chose Miller's Crossing as one of the 100 greatest films made since the inception of the periodical. Time critic Richard Corliss called it a "noir with a touch so light, the film seems to float on the breeze like the Frisbee of a fedora sailing through the forest."
Tom Reagan (Byrne) is the long-time confidant of Leo O'Bannon (Finney), an Irish American political boss who runs a Prohibition-era city. When Leo's Italian rival Johnny Caspar (Polito) announces his intentions to kill bookie Bernie Bernbaum (Turturro), Leo goes against Tom's advice and extends his protection to Bernie. Bernie is the brother of Verna Bernbaum (Harden), an opportunistic gun moll who shares a...