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A.k.a.
Dead Men Wear No Plaid
Year
1982
Runtime
88 min.
Director
Carl Reiner
Genres
Crime, Comedy, Mystery
Rating *
6.8
Votes *
14,975
Checks
1,509
Favs
88
Dislikes
13
Favs/checks
5.8% (1:17)
Favs/dislikes
7:1
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  1. acoltismypassport's avatar

    acoltismypassport

    Not sure where my comment went, but it seems to have vanished. Anyway:

    I found this absolutely hilarious. A 'must see' for film-noir fans.

    What boosted my enjoyment was recognising virtually all of the sampled films featured. It's spurred me to re-watch some old favourites.

    Great film.
    1 year 9 months ago
  2. aussieflickfan's avatar

    aussieflickfan

    Takes me right to when I saw it in 1982. Still very funny. Film buffs will particularly enjoy it - see it and you will see why I say that (it is not just for the noir setting). 5 years 5 months ago
  3. tigh66's avatar

    tigh66

    Hilarious, brilliantly parodies the noir-era, but in a friendly way. "Cleaning Woman!" will have you howling with laughter. And Marlowe may be the best thing about this picture. Everyone needs to see this. 3 years 3 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #83 in Film Comedy
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  2. This movie ranks #228 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  3. This movie ranks #666 in More Noirs from TSPDT
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