Overview

A career criminal who has been deformed since birth is given a new face by a kindly doctor and paroled from prison. It appears that he has gone straight, but he is really planning his revenge on the man who killed his mentor and sent him to prison.

  1. John Godey

    Author

  2. Walter Hill

    Director

  3. Ken Friedman

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Mickey Rourke

    Mickey Rourke

    Johnny Handsome

  2. Ellen Barkin

    Ellen Barkin

    Sunny Boyd

  3. Morgan Freeman

    Morgan Freeman

    Lt. A.Z. Drones

  4. Forest Whitaker

    Forest Whitaker

    Dr. Steven Fisher

  5. Elizabeth McGovern

    Elizabeth McGovern

    Donna McCarty

Full Cast & Crew

Johnny Handsome
Johnny Handsome

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Status Released

Release Information

  • September 12, 1989
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 34m

Budget $20,000,000.00

Revenue $7,237,794.00

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