Fingers (1978)

A wannabe concert pianist spends his days making a living by collecting debts for his Mafioso father, a lifestyle that could eventually ruin his dreams of a musical career.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 2, 1978
DVD Release Date: November 5, 2002
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Critic Score: 91% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It blends together high and low culture, as Toback bet on this combo to win despite its long odds.

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Rob Gonsalves

Probably one of the most naked psychodramas of its decade.

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Christopher Null

To see Fingers is to see Keitel perform as if he's doing dramatic improv. And that's absolutely fine as it is.

Fernando F. Croce

Portrait of the artist as a young thug

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Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

A penetrating portrait of tortured, impotent masculinity and the foolishness of attempting to be something you're not.

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Cole Smithey

Wow. Cool.

Scott Weinberg
DVD Clinic

Fingers works for a handful of reasons - not the least of which is a phenomenal early performance by Harvey Keitel.

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
What was the point of this awful, nonsensical movie? None that I could see. Ugly and aimless.
Christopher Brown
Keitel plays a sensitive, womanizing mafia collector in Tobak's debut film. Heavily criticized on it's release, it has thankfully gained a cult… More
Eric Broome
"Fingers" may be a homely stepbrother to Robert De Niro's classic Martin Scorsese vehicles, but it's an interesting curiosity (if hardly a… More
Lesley N
Rough and ready original version of the French THE BEAT MY HEART SKIPPED, with Harvey Keitel torn between the two career choices of being a classical pianist… More