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Time Out says

Writer/director Hodges took his abrasive, mordant style from the Newcastle of Get Carter to the Mediterranean for this, his second feature. Caine plays a pithy author of pulp fiction hired to ghost some secret memoirs. So inevitably he becomes an amateur sleuth, a wisecracking sore thumb in the impenetrable murk of fringe mafioso. There's a touch of hommage here, a dash of indulgence there, but Pulp deserved a kinder critical reception than it received, if only for Rooney's exuberant send-up of himself. One of those movies that's a laugh a line after a pint or three.

Release Details

  • Duration:95 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Mike Hodges
  • Screenwriter:Mike Hodges
  • Cast:
    • Michael Caine
    • Mickey Rooney
    • Lionel Stander
    • Lizabeth Scott
    • Nadia Cassini
    • Al Lettieri
    • Dennis Price
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