Director: Barry Sonnenfeld
Writer: Elmore Leonard, Scott Frank
Stars: John Travolta, Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, Danny DeVito, Dennis Farina
Countries: United States
Some guys get all the luck, whether they like it or not. Chili Palmer happens to be in Hollywood collecting a gambling debt when he’s struck by lightning (not literally). Called a natural for the movie business, he’s snagged up by a producer. The rest is history.