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Academy Award® nominee Bob Hoskins delivers a ferocious performance as mobster Harold Shand, the all-powerful boss of the London underworld. But on the day he is about to close the ultimate deal with an American crime family, Shands empire suddenly and literally begins to explode around him. Who would dare attack Britains most ruthless gangster? How far will he go to find the truth? And what is the deadly secret behind the havoc of THE LONG GOOD FRIDAY? Oscar® nominee Helen Mirren (GOSFORD PARK, CALIGULA), tough guy icon Eddie Constantine (ALPHAVILLE), and Pierce Brosnan (in one of his first film roles) co-star in this now-classic crime drama that critics compare to THE GODFATHER and SCARFACE as one of the greatest gangster films of all time.
Not one my favorite gangster movies, but Hoskins and Mirren are a treat to watch. NO SUBTITLES, unfortunately (really, Criterion??? Read morePublished 7 months ago by PepperJay
A must see film for fans of The Godfather, Bob Hoskins, would appear to be quite a limited actor, gives an emotionally-textured performance that is indeed something to see, and is... Read morePublished 8 months ago by David R. Beynon
"The Long Good Friday"
Title: Shand is ambitious, charismatic, uncompromising and he is a gangster... Read more
Helen and Bob did not disappoint; excellent character movie, worth the watch.Published 13 months ago by Joseph Murphy