Pennies From Heaven 1981
Amazon Instant Video
|Genres||Musical, Drama, Romance|
|Starring||Christopher Walken, Jessica Harper|
|Supporting actors||Jessica Harper, Vernel Bagneris, John McMartin, John Karlen, Jay Garner, Robert Fitch, Tommy Rall, Eliska Krupka, Christopher Walken, Francis X. McCarthy, Raleigh Bond, Gloria LeRoy, Nancy Parsons, Toni Kaye, Shirley Kirkes, Jack Fletcher, Hunter Watkins, Arell Blanton|
|MPAA rating||R (Restricted)|
|Captions and subtitles||English Details|
|Rental rights||24 hour viewing period. Details|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
Steve Martin is brilliant dancer and with Bernadette Peters ( a musical performer), they do make a nice pair.
Gordon Willis shot the film, so it is beautiful and dark; but the film remains a sad, beautiful curiosity, one that you admire more than you like.
This was just a bad idea to do this film, and honestly, there really was no way to do it well, especially in such a short running time.
This movie seemed to have vanished since its release in 1981. Bingo its back! Martin a sheet music salesman, Jessica Harper his wife, Walken, a pimp, Peters a grade school teacher... Read morePublished 1 month ago by kindlemeister
On the whole the movie is disappointing. I'd buy it again anyway just to have the singing and dancing of Bernadette Peters [expected] and Christopher Walken [entirely UNexpected! Read morePublished 5 months ago by Organgrinder1010
Steve Martin burst onto the national radar with his comedy album “A Wild and Crazy Guy” (1978). He followed that success by starring in his first feature film, the box office... Read morePublished 5 months ago by THE BLUEMAHLER
The condition of the DVD was as described and delivery was timely. However, the item's description did not include the fact that the soundtrack was monaural, which is a significant... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Sy Attie
I love musicals. I can't believe I've never seen this picture!
The story and its themes are dark; the film deals with lust, infidelity, poverty, violence, abortion and... Read more
Strange movie, to say the least, albeit Christopher Walken does liven it up with his witty banter and does a really cool dance I'm trying to learn for my girfriend .Published 7 months ago by elverine
I ordered this movies because it was Steve Martin and song and dance. What I didn't know, was what the story was about and the language. I'm sorry I got it.Published 7 months ago by Gloriajean Penny
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Being a huge fan of 30's musicals, was not disappointed in the American sanitized version of inciting the audience to appreciate... Read more
A very complex movie. It requires some intellectual effort because the characters, although very interesting, are not particularly pleasant. Read morePublished 8 months ago by elizabeth pataki