Five Easy Pieces movie trailer - starring Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, Lois Smith, Billy Green Bush, Sally Struthers, Fannie Flagg. Directed by Bob Rafelson. Genre: Drama
Often funny tale of a short-order cook who romances a reluctant waitress. First-rate cast!
Jack Nicholson's first major movie vehicle was Five Easy Pieces (1970), about a classical pianist pursuing a blue-collar life.
Tammy Wynette's Stand By Your Man sets the tone for the opening credit sequence from director Bob Rafelson's Five Easy Pieces, 1970.
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Al Pacino and Michelle Pfeiffer light up the screen in this captivating romantic comedy. Pfeiffer plays Frankie, a waitress at a N.Y.C. coffee shop. After a series of hurtful relationships, the last thing Frankie's looking for is a new man...until he comes looking for her. Pacino is an outgoing ex-con who's hired as the new short-order cook. He's head-over-heels crazy for Frankie. But to Frankie, they're as different as scrambled and hard-boiled. What can he mean when he says, "We were a couple before we ever met"? Directed by Garry Marshall(Pretty Woman), Frankie & Johnny is a "delightfully unique love story with a delightfully unique sense of fun" (David Sheehan, KNBD-TV, Los Angeles).
Johnny has just been released from prison, and gets a job in a cafe beside waitress Frankie. Frankie is a bit of a loner, but Johnny is determined their romance will blossom.
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