• PG, 1 hr. 32 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Robert Moore
    In Theaters:
    Jan 1, 1978 Wide
    On DVD:
    Nov 13, 2001

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The Cheap Detective Reviews

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Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Better received in 1978 than now when it seems too contrived.

| Original Score: 3/5

December 19, 2005
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Very funny send-up of the hard-boiled detective genre.

| Original Score: 4/5

November 20, 2003
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Not even in the same galaxy as Neil Simon's best work, but fans of the genre will appreciate the gags.

| Original Score: 3/5

July 26, 2002
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

You don't have to be familiar with Casablanca or The Maltese Falcon to appreciate the humor but it helps. Writer Neil Simon has thoroughly spoofed both classics.

| Original Score: 8/10

December 11, 2001
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 2/5

June 17, 2005
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

| Original Score: 2/5

November 1, 2003
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

| Original Score: 4/5

September 27, 2003
Joshua Tanzer
Offoffoff

| Original Score: 4/5

March 25, 2003
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

| Original Score: 2/5

March 7, 2003
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 2/5

August 29, 2002
Bob Grimm
Las Vegas Mercury

| Original Score: 2/5

July 26, 2002
Ryan Cracknell
Apollo Guide

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 41/100

November 17, 2001

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February 9, 2006
Vincent Canby
New York Times
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May 24, 2003
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
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