Overview

In a comedy that is dead-in-the-water, a disconnected series of events serves as a framework for Jerry Lewis to put on his stock-in-trade mugging act. He plays a Las Vegas policeman visiting his ex-wife in France, only to be caught up in the shenanigans of a group of art thieves. His ex-wife has remarried and her husband is undercover among the art thieves, carrying out an assignment given him by his superiors in the police force. Inevitably, the current husband and the ex-husband are bound to clash.

  1. Michel Gérard

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jerry Lewis

    Jerry Lewis

    Jerry Logan

  2. Michel Blanc

    Michel Blanc

    Laurent Martin

  3. Charlotte de Turckheim

    Charlotte de Turckheim

    Marie-Christine Martin

  4. Michel Peyrelon

    Michel Peyrelon

    Franz

  5. Gérard Hérold

    Gérard Hérold

    Jean-Benoît

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The Defective Detective

Facts

Original Title Retenez-moi... ou je fais un malheur!

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 31, 1984
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

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86

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