After a rich old man dies in a suspicious car accident in Acapulco, his widow wants his insurance company to pony up $5 million. A hotshot investigator Decker (Grodin) and a charming model (Fawcett) come in to check it out.

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After a rich old man dies in a suspicious car accident in Acapulco, his widow wants his insurance company to pony up $5 million. A hotshot investigator Decker (Grodin) and a charming model (Fawcett) come in to check it out.

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A private dick. A classy chick. An old guy named Al. As detectives they were second to everyone. [USA Theatrical] See more »

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This movie marks the final film appearance of Eleanor Parker. See more »

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References Dirty Harry (1971) See more »

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I'm Mandy, Fly Me
Written by Graham Gouldman, Kevin Godley & Eric Stewart
Performed by 10CC
Courtesy of Phonogram
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Great audio visual entertainment
21 April 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's not "Citizen Cane" nor is it suppose to be, but I will always love this movie. Definitely makes me think of the late 70s, with it's visuals and "neat-o" soundtrack with cool songs by Wings and 10cc. I seen it on Showtime in about 1981 and have loved it ever since. I also remember that I just about flipped when it played "With a little luck" at the end. Charles Grodin is hilarious and Farrah is stunning. Joan Collins is kind of a hot cougar as well, if you are into horny old winos, which I must be. It'd make a great triple feature of late 70s light entertainment and music with "Xanadu" and "FM". Perfect movie to watch on an air conditioned hot summer day.


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