Loan shark Chili Palmer (Travolta) is bored with the business. So when he arrives in LA to collect a debt from down-and-out filmmaker Harry Zimm (Gene Hackman), Chili talks tough...and then pitches Harry a script idea. Immediately, Chili is swept into the Hollywood scene: He schmoozes film star Martin Weir (Danny DeVito), romances B-movie queen Karen Flores (Rene Russo) and even gets reservations at the hottest restaurants intown. In fact, all would be smooth for this cool new producer, if it weren't for the drug smugglersand the angry mobster who won't leave him alone!
Danny DeVito,Delroy Lindo,Dennis Farina,Gene Hackman,John Travolta,Rene Russo
A street-smart Miami loanshark tracks a deadbeat film producer all the way to Hollywood, and gets mixed up in the movie business. As it turns out, it's a town and a business for which he is well suited.