A grumpy semi-retired private investigator partners with a quirky female client to catch the people who murdered his partner.
The nicest movie you'll ever see about murder and blackmail. [Lobby Card]
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Did You Know?
The picture went into development and production after screenwriter Robert Benton
in early 1976 took his screenplay to Robert Altman
who after reading the script decided to make the picture and produce it. See more
The first close-up of Charlie's white shoes with blood on them also shows Ira's black shoes right next to him, but Ira doesn't walk up to help Charlie until the following shot. See more
Why was, uh, this Escobar blackmailing you?
Well, I was seeing this man. We were having an affair.
Your husband didn't know anything about it?
Does the Pope shit in the woods?
References The Thin Man
Lyrics by Stephen Lehner
Music by Ken Wannberg
Sung by Bev Kelly See more