The Big Easy



Remy McSwain is a New Orleans police lieutenant who investigates the murder of a local mobster. His investigation leads him to suspect that fellow members of the police force may be involved.

  1. Jim McBride


  2. Daniel Petrie Jr.


Top Billed Cast

  1. Dennis Quaid

    Dennis Quaid

    Remy McSwain

  2. Ellen Barkin

    Ellen Barkin

    Anne Osborne

  3. Ned Beatty

    Ned Beatty

    Jack Kellom

  4. John Goodman

    John Goodman

    Andre DeSoto

  5. Lisa Jane Persky

    Lisa Jane Persky


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The Big Easy
The Big Easy



Status Released

Release Information

  • August 21, 1987


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 42m

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