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The Three Worlds of Johnny Handsome

The book The Three Worlds of Johnny Handsome was made into the movie Johnny Handsome.

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Book details for The Three Worlds of Johnny Handsome

The Three Worlds of Johnny Handsome was written by John Godey. The book was published in 1972 by Random House. More information on the book is available on Amazon.com.

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Movie details for Johnny Handsome

The movie was released in 1989 and directed by Walter Hill, who also directed Brewster's Millions (1985) and Wild Bill (1995). Johnny Handsome was produced by Lions Gate. More information on the movie is available on Amazon.com and also IMDb.

Actors on this movie include Mickey Rourke, Ellen Barkin, Elizabeth McGovern, Morgan Freeman, Forest Whitaker, Lance Henriksen, Scott Wilson, David Schramm, Yvonne Bryceland, Peter Jason, J.W. Smith, Jeffrey Meek, Allan Graf, Ed Zang, John P. Fertitta, Raynor Scheine, Edward Walsh, Jim Burk, Ken Medlock and Gieg Duncombe.

 

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Mickey Rourke stars as the main character John Sedley in this high-energy action movie, directed by Walter Hill ("Red Heat," "48HRS."). Johnny was born severely deformed and makes his living as a small time criminal. During a robbery, he and his best fr... Read More
Mickey Rourke stars as the main character John Sedley in this high-energy action movie, directed by Walter Hill ("Red Heat," "48HRS."). Johnny was born severely deformed and makes his living as a small time criminal. During a robbery, he and his best friend Mikey are double-crossed by their partners. Mikey is shot and killed, and John takes the rap for the robbery and goes to prison. There, thanks to a sympathetic surgeon, he receives a new face. Finally John is released on parole. Seeking revenge, he makes a daring and desperate gamble to get even in this electrifying tale of intrigue and betrayal.