Charley Partanna is a hit-man who works for the Prizzis, one of the richest crime syndicate families in the country. Unbeknownst to Charley,the Prizzis just hired Irene Walker, a free-lance killer, to eliminate someone who double-crossed them. When Irene and Charley fall in love their jobs become complicated. Their jobs become impossible when each is given a contract that neither can go through with. Written by
Hired killers by day. Devoted lovers by night. Until they found their next assignment was each other.
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Prizzi's Honor was the only "Prizzi" story to be adapted from one of Richard Condon's "Prizzi" novels. See more
When Charley and Irene are in her convertible, the shadow from the camera rig becomes visible on the road. See more
Don Corrado Prizzi
Charley, you swore an oath of blood, my blood and yours, that you would always put the family before anything else in your life. We are calling on you to keep that sacred oath.
Irene is my family. She's my wife.
Angelo 'Pop' Partanna
Charley, she is a woman you have known only for a few weeks. She is your wife. We are your life.
Spoofed in Mitzi's Honor
Overture to 'La Gazza ladra'
Composed by Gioachino Rossini See more