History Film / GetShorty

10th Mar '16 6:19:51 AM Mdumas43073
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A 1990 novel by Creator/ElmoreLeonard, ''Get Shorty'' was made into a 1995 film directed by Creator/BarrySonnenfeld, starring Creator/JohnTravolta as Chili alongside an all-star cast including Creator/GeneHackman, Creator/DannyDeVito, and Rene Russo. Both the novel and movie are an AffectionateParody of the film industry, and both were well-received in and out of Hollywood -- well received enough, in fact, that Leonard wrote a rare sequel to one of his books, ''Be Cool''. It was not as well received, though compared to its [[Film/BeCool film adaptation]], its reception was quite warm indeed.

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A 1990 novel by Creator/ElmoreLeonard, ''Get Shorty'' was made adapted into a 1995 film directed by Creator/BarrySonnenfeld, starring Creator/JohnTravolta as Chili alongside an all-star cast including Creator/GeneHackman, Creator/DannyDeVito, and Rene Russo. Both the novel and movie are an AffectionateParody of the film industry, and both were well-received in and out of Hollywood -- well received enough, in fact, that Leonard wrote a rare sequel to one of his books, ''Be Cool''. It was not as well received, though compared to its [[Film/BeCool film adaptation]], its reception was quite warm indeed.
10th Mar '16 6:16:23 AM Mdumas43073
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A 1990 novel by Creator/ElmoreLeonard, ''Film/GetShorty'' was made into a 1995 film directed by Creator/BarrySonnenfeld, starring Creator/JohnTravolta as Chili alongside an all-star cast including Creator/GeneHackman, Creator/DannyDeVito, and Rene Russo. Both the novel and movie are an AffectionateParody of the film industry, and both were well-received in and out of Hollywood -- well received enough, in fact, that Leonard wrote a rare sequel to one of his books, ''Be Cool''. It was not as well received, though compared to its [[Film/BeCool film adaptation]], its reception was quite warm indeed.

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A 1990 novel by Creator/ElmoreLeonard, ''Film/GetShorty'' ''Get Shorty'' was made into a 1995 film directed by Creator/BarrySonnenfeld, starring Creator/JohnTravolta as Chili alongside an all-star cast including Creator/GeneHackman, Creator/DannyDeVito, and Rene Russo. Both the novel and movie are an AffectionateParody of the film industry, and both were well-received in and out of Hollywood -- well received enough, in fact, that Leonard wrote a rare sequel to one of his books, ''Be Cool''. It was not as well received, though compared to its [[Film/BeCool film adaptation]], its reception was quite warm indeed.
10th Mar '16 6:15:50 AM Mdumas43073
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Originally a novel by Creator/ElmoreLeonard, ''Film/GetShorty'' was made into a 1995 film starring Creator/JohnTravolta as Chili alongside an all-star cast including Gene Hackman, Creator/DannyDeVito and Rene Russo and directed by Creator/BarrySonnenfeld. Both the novel and movie are an AffectionateParody of the film industry, and both were well-received in and out of Hollywood -- well received enough, in fact, that Leonard wrote a rare sequel to one of his books, ''Be Cool''. It was not as well received, though compared to its [[Film/BeCool film adaptation]], its reception was quite warm indeed.

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Originally a A 1990 novel by Creator/ElmoreLeonard, ''Film/GetShorty'' was made into a 1995 film directed by Creator/BarrySonnenfeld, starring Creator/JohnTravolta as Chili alongside an all-star cast including Gene Hackman, Creator/DannyDeVito Creator/GeneHackman, Creator/DannyDeVito, and Rene Russo and directed by Creator/BarrySonnenfeld.Russo. Both the novel and movie are an AffectionateParody of the film industry, and both were well-received in and out of Hollywood -- well received enough, in fact, that Leonard wrote a rare sequel to one of his books, ''Be Cool''. It was not as well received, though compared to its [[Film/BeCool film adaptation]], its reception was quite warm indeed.
11th Feb '16 3:57:42 PM Ohio9
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* TooDumbToLive: Ronnie, Bo's associate.

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* TooDumbToLive: Ronnie, Bo's associate. associate, does not seem to understand that a gun in your belt does little good at close range against someone with a drawn weapon.
5th Nov '15 8:12:26 AM stuthehistoryguy
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* TrespassingToTalk: Chillie breaks into Karen's house to deliver the shylock message to Harry who's sleeping there -then pitches his movie idea. Karen kicks them both out. The next day she comes home to find Chillie waiting in her house to apologize.

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* TrespassingToTalk: Chillie Chili breaks into Karen's house to deliver the shylock message to Harry who's sleeping there -then pitches his movie idea. Karen kicks them both out. The next day she comes home to find Chillie Chili waiting in her house to apologize.
5th Nov '15 8:02:32 AM stuthehistoryguy
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* TheNapoleon: Martin is a powerful but mercurial personality who is also very short. The character in the book was apparently based on Dustin Hoffman, but in the film he's played by the even shorter Danny Devito.

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* TheNapoleon: Martin is a powerful but mercurial personality who is also very short. He has also recently played Napoleon in an OscarBait movie. The character in the book was apparently based on Dustin Hoffman, but in the film he's played by the even shorter Danny Devito.
5th Nov '15 7:43:23 AM stuthehistoryguy
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* AsHimself - The final scene of the movie is the filming of Chili's movie. In it, Harvey Keitel plays himself playing Ray Bones, and Penny Marshall plays herself as the director.

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* AsHimself - The final scene of the movie is the filming of Chili's movie. In it, [[spoiler: Harvey Keitel plays himself playing Ray Bones, and Penny Marshall plays herself as the director.]]


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** Precisely 50% of [[spoiler: HarveyKeitel]]'s dialogue.
17th Oct '15 12:50:46 PM Thurisaz314
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* Angrish: Ray Bones, usually after a run in with Chilli.

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* Angrish: {{Angrish}}: Ray Bones, usually after a run in with Chilli.
1st Sep '15 11:49:20 AM lefton4ya
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* CelebrityParadox - John Travolta's character Chili Palmer says "I mean I could see myself in movies Robert De Niro had been in. Or I could maybe do an Al Pacino movie, play a hard-on. But I couldn't see myself in ones, like say the one where the [[Film/ThreeMenAndABaby three guys get stuck with a baby]]. They don't know how to take care of it and you see these big grown-up assholes acting cute..." This is actually a line from the book, so they kept it in and thus the paradox. ''HilariousInHindsight'', considering 2013's ''Film/KillingSeason''



** See ''CelebrityParadox'' above
1st Sep '15 11:42:12 AM lefton4ya
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* CelebrityParadox - John Travolta's character Chili Palmer says "I mean I could see myself in movies Robert De Niro had been in. Or I could maybe do an Al Pacino movie, play a hard-on. But I couldn't see myself in ones, like say the one where the [[Film/ThreeMenAndABaby three guys get stuck with a baby]]. They don't know how to take care of it and you see these big grown-up assholes acting cute..." This is actually a line from the book, so they kept it in and thus the paradox. ''HilariousInHindsight'', considering 2013's ''Film/KillingSeason''


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** See ''CelebrityParadox'' above
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