Get Shorty (1995) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Get Shorty

Barry Sonnenfeld, 1995

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Get Shorty
Elmore Leonard, 1990

Get Shorty is a movie directed by Barry Sonnenfeld in 1995 and based on the book of the same name by Elmore Leonard, first published in 1990. The movie features John Travolta, Gene Hackman, René Russo, Danny DeVito, Dennis Farina, Delroy Lindo, and others.

What users say

“The movie is better than the book”

But the book is worth reading.

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RATING

6.9

/ 10

Movie Poster: Get Shorty (Barry Sonnenfeld, 1995)

7.9

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Book Cover: Get Shorty (Elmore Leonard, 1990)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Get Shorty, the 1990 book by Elmore Leonard.

Get Shorty

Read by: Joe Mantegna

Storyline

Chili Palmer, a Miami loan shark, finds himself working for Ray Bones Barboni after the death of Palmer’s boss, Momo. Chili and Bones constantly clash, and he orders Chili to Las Vegas collect a debt from Leo Devoe, who faked his death to claim $300,000 in an insurance scam. While in Vegas, Chili picks up a second job to collect a debt from film producer Harry Zimm.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Get Shorty, the 1995 movie by Barry Sonnenfeld

Year

1995

Minutes

105

Movie Rate

6.90

Source: IMDb

Movie

Get Shorty

Country: USA

Year: 1995

Length: 1h45m

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Cover of Get Shorty, the 1990 book by Elmore Leonard

Year

1990

Pages

384

Book Rate

7.92

S: Goodreads

Book

Get Shorty

Country: USA

First published in: 1990

Length: 384 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the book

TV Series poster
Get Shorty (2017-2019)
TV Series by Davey Holmes

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Poster of Get Shorty, the 1995 movie by Barry Sonnenfeld

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IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Get Shorty, the 1990 book by Elmore Leonard

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