Angel Heart

Angel Heart is a 1987 film about a private detective who is hired by a man who calls himself Louis Cyphre to track down a singer called Johnny Favorite.

Directed and written by Alan Parker, based on the novel Falling Angel by William Hjortsberg.
It will scare you to your very soul. (taglines)

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Louis CyphreEdit

  • You know what they say about slugs. They always leave slime in their tracks.
  • The flesh is weak, Johnny. Only the soul is immortal. [darkly] And yours belongs to ME [eyes chillingly shine yellow].
  • They say there's just enough religion in the world to make men hate one another, but not enough to make them love.
  • No matter how cleverly you sneak up on a mirror, your reflection always looks you straight in the eye.

DialogueEdit

Louis Cyphre: Are you an atheist?
Harry Angel: Yeah, I'm from Brooklyn.

Harry Angel: How did he die?
Cop: Technically? Asphyxiation by his own genitalia.
Harry Angel: And not so technically?
Cop: Somebody cut his dick off, stuffed it in his mouth and choked him to death.

Louis Cyphre: Some religions think that the egg is the symbol of the soul, did you know that?
Harry Angel: No I didn't know that.
Louis Cyphre: Would you like an egg?
Harry Angel: No, thank you. I got a thing about chickens. [Sees Cyphre crunching an egg]

Harry Angel: What's your name?
Epiphany Proudfoot: Epiphany Proudfoot.
Harry Angel: Your mother left you a very beautiful name, Epiphany.
Epiphany Proudfoot: Not much else.

Harry Angel: She was doing my chart. I gave her Johnny's birthdate, February 14th. Except someone got to her and took out their own Valentine card. They split her open, and they cut out her heart. I guess she couldn't predict the future for herself.
Louis Cyphre: The future isn't what it used to be Mr. Angel.

Harry Angel: "Louis Cyphre"... "Lucifer". Even your NAME is a dime store joke.
Louis Cyphre: "Mephistopheles" is SUCH a mouthful in Manhattan, Johnny.

Cop: You're going to burn for this, Angel.
Harry Angel: I know. In hell. [Sees his grandson's eyes glowing]

TaglinesEdit

  • It will scare you to your very soul.
  • Harry Angel is searching for the truth... Pray he doesn't find it.
  • Harry Angel has been hired to search for the truth... Pray he doesn't find it.
  • Nothing can prepare you for the ending of Angel Heart.

CastEdit

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