Parting Shots (1999)

05/14/1999 (GB) RomanceCrimeComedy 1h 39m
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When Harry found out he had six weeks to live, something snapped...and it wasn't his camera.

Overview

Harry Sterndale, a failed photographer, is told that he has only three months to live due to him getting cancer. After thinking things over he decides that since he is dying anyway that he will kill or destroy all the people that has ever crossed or hurt him during his entire life. So Parting Shots becomes literally the shots fired by Harry when he knows he is parting this earth. After all, he will be dead anyway long before he can come to trial and get his just desserts from society. Harry even falls in love with Jill and hires an assassin to kill him in style. However there is just one small problem with Harry's master plan - the cancer diagnosis is totally inaccurate and now he's got a hitman on his trail and several policemen want to talk to him over some murders...

  1. Michael Winner

    Director, Screenplay, Story

  2. Nick Mead

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Chris Rea

    Chris Rea

    Harry Sterndale

  2. Felicity Kendal

    Felicity Kendal

    Jill Saunders

  3. John Cleese

    John Cleese

    Maurice Walpole

  4. Ben Kingsley

    Ben Kingsley

    Renzo Locatelli

  5. Bob Hoskins

    Bob Hoskins

    Gerd Layton

  6. Diana Rigg

    Diana Rigg

    Lisa

  7. Joanna Lumley

    Joanna Lumley

    Freda

  8. Oliver Reed

    Oliver Reed

    Jamie Campbell-Stewart

  9. Patrick Ryecart

    Patrick Ryecart

    Cleverley

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Parting Shots

Status Released

Original Language English

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Content Score

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