Prime Cut
Prime Cut (1972)

In this unusual crime thriller, the countryside becomes the homeplace for evil, and the cityscape is a relatively peaceful place. "Mary Ann" is the odd name for Gene Hackman's character, a scandalous cattleman who rips off… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 28, 1972
DVD Release Date: June 14, 2005
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Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Fernando F. Croce

Enchantingly perverse fairy-tale

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Christopher Null

more watchable than it ought to be

Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online

Mesmerisingly tacky crime film about evildoing in a Midwester meat empire that could only have been made by people who never set foot in Kansas.

Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

A imbecilidade deste filme pode ser resumida pela ridícula cena de perseguição envolvendo uma ceifadeira. Não vale nem como curiosidade por ter marcado a estréia de Spacek no cinema.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews really can't go wrong with a film that casts Gene Hackman as a sleazy villain named Mary Ann.

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Chuck O'Leary

A prime piece of machismo.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Nasty stockyard mob tale filled with human link-sausages.

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Violent both in action and intention. Exposing some of the seamy underbelly of the seemingly docile Midwest. Fantastic acting by Marvin, Hackman and a very… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]In "Prime Cut", Mary Ann(Gene Hackman) hides his prostitute and drug operations behind his legitimate livestock business in rural… More
Dean McKenna
Sissy Spacek made her film debut in this sleazy but energetic crime thriller about big-times gangsters and the slaughterhouse they use to convert their enemies… More
Danny Rovira
A Chicago mob enforcer Nick Devlin played in grand performance by Lee Marvin who is as always a charismatic and compulsively watchable screen presence, is sent… More
Curtis Lilly
This movie made me kinda sick. Nothing like women being sold like meat to make you feel all good inside.