Johnny Handsome is a deformed gangster who plans a successful robbery with a friend of his, Mikey Chalmette, and another couple (Sunny Boid and Rafe Garrett). During the heist, Johnny and Mikey are double-crossed by Sunny and Rafe.
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No frills pulp film making. Stripped down, lean and mean. Hill gives the film a pummeling velocity that shames modern action picture directors. They don't make them like this anymore. This is the fine wine of crime films.
Not exactly the overlooked gem I thought it would be. But solid guilty pleasure type fun. A bit slow running in second half of first part. Which is also at deadly. Rourke really brings it which is always nice to see.