The Last Days of Frankie the Fly

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The Last Days of Frankie the Fly
Directed by Peter Markle
Produced by Elie Samaha[1]
Screenplay by Dayton Callie
Starring Dennis Hopper
Michael Madsen
Kiefer Sutherland
Daryl Hannah
Music by George S. Clinton[1]
Cinematography Phil Parmet
Edited by David Campling[1]
Nu Image
Phoenician Films
Distributed by Nu Image
Release date
  • October 24, 1996 (1996-10-24) (UK)
  • March 15, 1997 (1997-03-15) (Santa Barbara Film Festival)
Running time
95 minutes[1]
Country United States
Language English

The Last Days of Frankie the Fly is a 1996 crime noir drama film directed by Peter Markle, written by Dayton Callie and starring Dennis Hopper, Michael Madsen, Kiefer Sutherland, and Daryl Hannah.[1]


Frankie (Dennis Hopper) is a leg man for the mob, and works for Sal (Michael Madsen) and his sidekick, Vic (Dayton Callie). Frankie goes to the set of a porno one day, directed by his friend Joey (Kiefer Sutherland), a NYU film school graduate who owes Sal money. Frankie immediately becomes infatuated with Margaret (Daryl Hannah), a former junkie wants to become a serious actress. Once a good girl who came to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career, tough situations led her to do drugs and prostitution. Frankie becomes fixated on saving Margaret from the path she's on and keeping her from Sal.[1]



  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Levy, Emanuel (29 March 997). "Review: ‘The Last Days of Frankie the Fly’". Variety. Retrieved 5 December 2013.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ a b "The Last Days of Frankie the Fly (1997)". New York Times. Retrieved 5 December 2013. 

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