Pulp (1972)

Writer Mickey King's (Michael Caine) pulp fiction has nothing on the memoirs he is ghostwriting for the abusive Hollywood gangster actor Preston Gilbert (a caffeine-and-Sterodent-powered Mickey Rooney). A page later, on-screen and… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 1972
DVD Release Date: April 17, 2007
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Fernando F. Croce

Hodges avails himself of the private-eye genre's deaths, sex and homophobia, yet comedy loosens his nihilism

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

A sempre presente narração em off é um dos muitos problemas do filme - especialmente se considerarmos que o narrador é justamente um escritor medíocre.

Dennis Schwartz
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Had some fun in it.

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Flixster Audience Score: 37% Flixster User Reviews
Daniel Mumby
In 1972 Mike Hodges was faced with a question: how do you follow Get Carter? Having cut his teeth on TV in the 1960s, his debut feature was iconic in its time… More
Stephen Earnest
Let's just say that "Pulp" isn't quite the Mike Hodges we're akin to; the Mike Hodges that made great films such as… More
Aj V
I caught this on TV, and I didn't understand it at all, then I saw it again from the beginning, and I still couldn't quite understand what was all… More
jay nixon
Ordinary crime caper with the conceit of trying to bring pulp novel conventions to screen with only middling results. Lizabeth Scott has a small secondary role… More