Deadfall (1993 film)
|Directed by||Christopher Coppola|
|Produced by||Mark Amin
|Written by||Christopher Coppola
|Music by||Jim Fox|
|Edited by||Phillip Linson|
|Distributed by||Trimark Pictures|
|Release date(s)||October 8, 1993|
|Running time||98 minutes|
Deadfall is a 1993 comedy-drama film directed by Christopher Coppola. Coppola co-wrote the script with Nick Vallelonga. The film stars Michael Biehn, Nicolas Cage, Charlie Sheen, James Coburn, and Peter Fonda.
After con artist Joe Dolan (Michael Biehn) accidentally kills his father Mike (James Coburn) during a sting, he tries to carry out Mike's dying wish by recovering valuables that Mike's twin brother Lou (also played by Coburn) stole from him years earlier. But Uncle Lou is also a confidence artist, and Joe is soon drawn into his increasingly dangerous schemes.
- Michael Biehn as Joe Donan
- Sarah Trigger as Diane
- Nicolas Cage as Eddie
- James Coburn as Mike Donan / Lou Donan
- Peter Fonda as Pete
- Charlie Sheen as Morgan "Fats" Gripp
- Talia Shire as Sam
- Micky Dolenz as Bart
- Ron Taylor as The Baby
The movie was widely panned by critics, although Nicolas Cage's performance is considered by many to be so over-the-top that it is unintentionally hilarious and to this day many cite this as one of Cage's best performances not meant to be taken seriously.
The film holds a 0% "Rotten" rating on Rotten Tomatoes based on 5 reviews.
- "MOVIE REVIEW : 'Deadfall' a Coppola Family Affair". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2012-06-01.
- "Deadfall". Variety. Retrieved 2012-06-01.
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