Private detective and former football player Harry Moseby gets hired on to what seems a standard missing person case, as a former Hollywood actress whose only major roles came thanks to being married to a studio mogul wants Moseby to find and return her daughter. Harry travels to Florida to find her, but he begins to see a connection between the runaway girl, the world of Hollywood stuntmen, and a suspicious mechanic when an unsolved murder comes to light. Written by
Gary Dickerson <email@example.com>
What private eye Harry Moseby doesn't know about the girl he's looking for... just might get him killed.
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Did You Know?
Second of three collaborations between actor Gene Hackman
and director Arthur Penn
. The others were Bonnie and Clyde
(1967) and Target
(1985). Night Moves
(1975) was the first of two of them where Hackman had the top-billed leading role. The three pictures were made in consecutive decades of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. See more
Harry rents a car when he is in Florida. When the car is filmed either from the front or the back, the car has a rear view mirror. When the car is filmed from the side, the rear view mirror is missing. See more
Well, the world is getting smaller, the kids are getting younger and I'm getting drunk!
Referenced in The Day of the Director