A Slight Case of Murder (1999)

09/19/1999 (US) MysteryComedyCrime 1h 34m

Homicide. Seduction. Betrayal. The classics never go out of style.


In the midst of a spat, film critic Terry Thorpe accidentally kills his lover. Though Thorpe covers his tracks, he raises the suspicions of a private investigator, who then tries to blackmail him. Thorpe also falls under the watchful eye of Detective Fred Stapelli, a cop who is intent on becoming a screenwriter. Before long, Thorpe's girlfriend, Kit, and Stapelli's wife, Patricia, are roped into the case.

  1. Steven Schachter

    Director, Teleplay, Writer

  2. William H. Macy

    Teleplay, Writer

  3. Donald E. Westlake


Top Billed Cast

  1. William H. Macy

    William H. Macy

    Terry Thorpe

  2. Adam Arkin

    Adam Arkin

    Detective Fred Stapelli

  3. Felicity Huffman

    Felicity Huffman

    Kit Wannamaker

  4. James Cromwell

    James Cromwell

    John Edgarson

  5. Julia Campbell

    Julia Campbell

    Patricia Stapelli

  6. James Pickens Jr.

    James Pickens Jr.

    Detective Larry Gray

  7. Paul Mazursky

    Paul Mazursky

    John Brant

  8. Vincent Pastore

    Vincent Pastore


  9. Michael McMurtry


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A Slight Case of Murder
A Slight Case of Murder

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Original Language English

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