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The Cheap Detective (1978)

PG 06/23/1978 (US) ComedyThrillerCrimeMystery 1h 32m

Who dunnit? This time it's Neil Simon who's really dunnit.


A spoof of the entire 1940s detective genre. San Francisco private detective, Lou Pekinpaugh is accused of murdering his partner at the instigation of his mistress—his partner's wife.

  1. Robert Moore


  2. Neil Simon


Top Billed Cast

  1. Peter Falk

    Peter Falk

    Lou Peckinpaugh

  2. Ann-Margret


    Jezebel Dezire

  3. Eileen Brennan

    Eileen Brennan

    Betty DeBoop

  4. Sid Caesar

    Sid Caesar

    Ezra Dezire

  5. Stockard Channing

    Stockard Channing


  6. James Coco

    James Coco


  7. Dom DeLuise

    Dom DeLuise

    Pepe Damascus

  8. Louise Fletcher

    Louise Fletcher

    Marlene DuChard

  9. John Houseman

    John Houseman

    Jasper Blubber

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The Cheap Detective
The Cheap Detective

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Original Language English

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