March 6, 2022

This Day in Halloween: Alan Parker's noir horror thriller "Angel Heart" -- featuring Robert DeNiro -- opens across the U.S. in 1987. / Illustration by Summer Ward

Angel Heart opens across the U.S. in 1987. Though it receives mixed critical and audience response on its release, the film, starring Mickey Rourke and Robert DeNiro, would gather a cult following and come to be regarded as one of the best horror films of the 1980s.