Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid

  • 1982
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Comedy, Crime

A consistently hilarious parody of the noir and detective genres, expertly blending classic archival footage with the action. As an inept private eye, Steve Martin tracks killers, playing opposite old film clips of James Cagney, Alan Ladd, Humphrey Bogart, Charles Laughton, and Ava Gardner, among others; scenes are lifted from, inter alia, WHITE HEAT, DOUBLE...read more

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01:56 — As the private eyes of private eyes, Steve Martin is Rigby Reardon. He's tough, rough and ready to take on anything when Juliet Forrest (Rachel Ward) (more…)
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A private eye (Steve Martin) interacts with classic film noir characters to help a beautiful woman in Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982).
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02:00 — Trailer for Dead Man Don't Wear Plaid. As the private eyes of private eyes, Steve Martin is Rigby Reardon. He's tough, rough and ready to take on any (more…)

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  • Released: 1982
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: A consistently hilarious parody of the noir and detective genres, expertly blending classic archival footage with the action. As an inept private eye, Steve Martin tracks killers, playing opposite old film clips of James Cagney, Alan Ladd, Humphrey Bogart,… (more)

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