PG | | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Film noir parody with a detective uncovering a sinister plot. Characters from real noirs appear as scenes from various films are intercut.
Was she real? There was only one way to find out. But I remembered Marlowe's words.
Rigby Reardon: What the hell does Marlowe know?
Rigby Reardon: She was real, all right.
Juliet Forrest: What are you doing?
Rigby Reardon: Adjusting your breasts. You fainted and they... shifted all outta whack. There.
Juliet Forrest: Thank ...
When Rigby (Steve Martin) is exchanging a $5 bill for a $1 bill with Ray Milland through the cracked open doorway, you can clearly see that the bill is marked "Series 1969" which is about 25 years after the time the film is set in.
There is a spelling mistake with the Composer. In the credits at the beginning he is spelled: Miklos Rosza. In the credits after the end he is spelled correct: Miklos Rozsa.
$4,289,601 (USA) (21 May 1982)
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