Directed by Abel Ferrara, "Bad Lieutenant" (also known as "Cattivo tenente, Il") is a Crime/Drama film, released on November 20 of 1992 in the USA . Harvey Keitel is starring, alongside Victor Argo, Robin Burrows, Frankie Thorn, Victoria Bastel and Paul Hipp.
Gambler. Thief. Junkie. Killer. Cop.
Who directed "Bad Lieutenant":
Bad Lieutenant was directed by Abel Ferrara, an American director, writer, and actor.
Before directing Bad Lieutenant, Abel Ferrara had directed King of New York, released in 1990, Cat Chaser (1989), China Girl (1987), Fear City (1984), Ms .45 (1981), and The Driller Killer (1979). Since, he directed Body Snatchers, released in 1993, Dangerous Game (1993), The Addiction (1995), The Funeral (1996), The Blackout (1997), and New Rose Hotel (1998).
What was the release date of "Bad Lieutenant":
Bad Lieutenant was initially released on Friday, November 20, 1992, in the United States. Also released on this day was Meikyű monogatari (dir. Yoshiaki Kawajiri, Rintaro and Katsuhiro Ôtomo). This was twenty-seven (27) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, February 19, 1993 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, September 16, 1992 in Canada; Wednesday, March 10, 1993 in France; Thursday, May 13, 1993 in Germany; Wednesday, July 13, 1994 in Spain and on Thursday, November 04, 1993 in Australia.
What is the casting of "Bad Lieutenant":
At the casting of Bad Lieutenant we find Harvey Keitel, previously seen in Sister Act (1992) and Reservoir Dogs (1992); Victor Argo (Shadows and Fog (1992), McBain (1991)); Robin Burrows [ more... ]
- Peggy Gormley and Harvey Keitel, Victor Argo also appeared in The Last Temptation of Christ, released in 1988.
- Harvey Keitel, Victor Argo and Peggy Gormley can be seen in Blue in the Face, released in 1995.
- Peggy Gormley and Harvey Keitel, Victor Argo also worked together in Lulu on the Bridge, released in 1998.
- Victor Argo and Harvey Keitel can both be seen in Smoke, released in 1995.
What is the Storyline of "Bad Lieutenant":
Keitel's nameless character is a corrupt New York police lieutenant who, throughout the movie, is spiralling rapidly into various drug addictions, including cocaine and heroin.
The "Bad Lieutenant" is also a gambler, who finds himself plunged into debt when the New York Mets baseball team wins a National League Championship, after trailing 3-0 to the Los Angeles Dodgers, featuring former Met Darryl Strawberry. The Mets' comeback is a sort of "minor miracle" that defies the Lieutenant's lack of faith, [...]
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