Prayer for the Dying Movie Review 1987

Information and Film Reviews for Prayer for the Dying the Movie

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An IRA hitman longs to quit, but he has to complete one last assignment. The hit is witnessed by a priest who becomes an unwitting associate when the hitman hides out at the church. Fine performances from Bates and Rourke, though Hodges and Rourke were not satisfied with finished film.


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Running time 104 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Nuns & Priests, Ireland
Edmund Ward, Martin Lynch
Mickey Rourke, Alan Bates, Bob Hoskins, Sammi Davis, Liam Neeson, Alison Doody, Christopher Fulford
Mike Hodges
Bill Conti
Peter Snell, Samuel Goldwyn Company

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