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.
The car accident at the beginning of the movie (the killing of the scientist) is taken from "Keeper of the Flame (1942)." That movie, however, is not listed in the credits as the source of the footage.
Captain Carlos Rodriguez:
Are you wearing pajamas? Senor, I'll help you take them off.
Rigby Reardon: I don't need help with my pajamas!
Captain Carlos Rodriguez: Stop! Now.
Rigby Reardon: See? Carlos!
Captain Carlos Rodriguez: Don't worry about your pajamas, senor. I'll take care of them.
Captain Carlos Rodriguez: Out of the way! We're chasing a killer! Everybody, stand back! He's ...
Captain Carlos Rodriguez: ...
In the grocery store by the boxes of Farina, in the shot with Steve Martin, the baby on the box is facing the left of the box. In the shot from Double Indemnity with Fred MacMurray, the baby is facing the right side of the box.
The logo Universal Pictures 1928-1931.
$4,289,601 23 May 1982
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