The Cheap Detective

  • 1978
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Comedy, Mystery

A real romp for Falk playing a wacky Bogart-like gumshoe running around San Francisco and parodying many a Bogie film. Simon's slapstick comedy is a cut below his MURDER BY DEATH but is nevertheless consistently funny--and often hilarious. Falk's character lurches and scrambles through the plots of number of movies--THE MALTESE FALCON and CASABLANCA, to...read more

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  • Released: 1978
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: A real romp for Falk playing a wacky Bogart-like gumshoe running around San Francisco and parodying many a Bogie film. Simon's slapstick comedy is a cut below his MURDER BY DEATH but is nevertheless consistently funny--and often hilarious. Falk's character… (more)

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