Angel Heart
Angel Heart (1987)

Set in the mid '50s, a private eye from Brooklyn is hired to locate a missing Pop singer. As he tries to solve the mystery, everybody who might know something comes up dead. Nothing is as it seems in this contemporary film… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 23, 1998
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78%
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81%



Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Richard Luck
Film4

The book's so good it deserves a better movie, but Rourke's performance is such that Angel Heart stands out from the necromancy movie crowd.

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Clint Morris
Moviehole

A hot little movie with even hotter performances

John Urbancich
Your Movies (cleveland.com)

An underappreciated thriller with a sizzling Lisa Bonet to boot!

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Offbeat Faustian voodoo tale about the descent of a sleazy private detective into hell.

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Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Seriously creepy bayou noir with more twists than you can shake a chicken bone at.

Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Este excepcional noir conta com maravilhosa fotografia, edição primorosa, roteiro envolvente e - o mais importante - uma atuação genial de Rourke, digna de Marlon Brando.

Joseph Jon Lanthier
Slant Magazine

Metaphysical and emotional anemia is an important tradition in cult horror/mystery, a category the daffy plot twists and crimson, incestuous excesses of Angel Heart sit quite cozily in.

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Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

feels awfully conventional on the whole

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Widgett Walls
Needcoffee.com

Erotic, twisty and incredibly disturbed. Splendid!

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Flixster Audience Score: 81% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Psychological horror films are quite hard to pull off, but Angel; Heart on the other hand is a stunning achievement, a film that is so haunting, dark atmosphere… More
xGary Xx
Down at heel private eye Harry Angel is employed to track down an old time crooner and becomes embroiled in a world of black magic and murder. Allan… More
Clintus Maximus
I thoroughly enjoyed this film, though it was creepy enough to make my skin crawl. I sensed a palpable stench of death throughout the film. The acting was… More
Carlos Magalhães
A spectacular thriller that successfully blends noir and horror, boasting beautiful cinematography, perfect editing, a fascinating story that holds your… More
Apeneck Fletcher
Altho the destination is apparent early on, nonetheless its the journey that makes this trip into steamy voodoo country enjoyable. See Mickey Roarke at the top… More
David Ladd
What can I say but I love this film. Its one of my all time favorites. I will try to keep this as short and sweet as I can because I could just go on and on… More