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The Big Easy (Nothing But The Truth) (1987)

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Dennis Quaid Dennis Quaid
Remy McSwain
Ellen Barkin Ellen Barkin
Anne Osborne
Ned Beatty Ned Beatty
Jack Kellom
John Goodman John Goodman
Det. Andre DeSoto
Ebbe Roe Smith Ebbe Roe Smith
Ed Dodge
Tom O Tom O'Brien
Bobby McSwain
Charles Ludlam Charles Ludlam
Lamar Parmentel


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Daniel Petrie Jr. Daniel Petrie Jr.
(screenplay by)
Jack Baran Jack Baran
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A good movie

9 years, 8 months ago at May 4 14:10
I wasnโ€™t really sure what to expect from this movie but since Roger Ebert really loved it (he even chose it as one of the best movies of 1986), I was really eager to check it out. Eventually, I thought it was pretty good, even though, to be honest, I wasn't as enthousiast as Roger Ebert. Something I quite enjoyed was the fact that Dennis Quaid was trying something else with this flick and he def... read more
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New Orleans homicide lieutenant Remy McSwain finds that he has two problems: the first of a series of gang killings and Ann Osborne, a beautiful attorney from the D.A.'s police corruption task force, in his office. He begins a relationship with her as the killings continue, only to have charges filed against him for accepting bribes as he stumbles on a police corruption Sting. While this is happening, the criminals insist that none of the crime gangs are behind the killings.
Release date: 26 February 1987
UPC: 031398700234
Tags: Thriller (5), Crime (4), Remake (3), New Orleans (3), 1980s (3), Romance (3), Neo Noir (2), 1986 (2), 1987 (2), Louisiana (2), Mystery (2), Comedy (2), Action (2), 80's (1), HQ (1), Zydeco (1), Noir (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), Sort (1), SnP (1)
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" Directed by: Jim McBride Produced by: Jack Baran, Mort Engelbert, and Stephen J. Friedman Written by: Daniel Petrie, Jr., Jack Baran, and Jim McBride Cinematography: Affonso Beato Edited by: Mia Goldman Music by: Brad Fiedel Distributed by: Columbia Pictures"


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