Two television actors who play detectives are fired when the show's star gets upset that they are getting the better parts to play. So, they decide to try it for real.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (story) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Mahogany (1975)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Tracy, an aspiring designer from the slums of Chicago puts herself through fashion school in the hopes of becoming one of the world's top designers. Her ambition leads her to Rome spurring ... See full summary »

Directors: Berry Gordy, Tony Richardson, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Perkins
A Friend to Die For (TV Movie 1994)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

When popular and beautiful cheerleader Stacey is stabbed to death, who could have done it? It could have been asocial Goth girl Monica, it could've been angst-ridden Jill - or maybe it was the plain girl nobody suspected.

Director: William A. Graham
Stars: Kellie Martin, Tori Spelling, James Avery
Awake to Danger (TV Movie 1995)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Several of the Collin's neighbors are victims of a series of burglaries. One evening their house is tragically hit, too: Mr. Collins finds his wife dead in the bathroom, his 16 years old ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Tuchner
Stars: Tori Spelling, Michael Gross, John Getz
Deadly Pursuits (TV Movie 1996)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A former stripper befriends a young man looking for his father, all the while trying to avoid a hitman for the mob, to whom she is deeply in debt.

Director: Félix Enríquez Alcalá
Stars: Tori Spelling, Patrick Muldoon, Richard Belzer
Hit! (1973)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A federal agent whose daughter dies of a heroin overdose is determined to destroy the drug ring that supplied her. He recruits various people whose lives have been torn apart by the drug ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney J. Furie
Stars: Billy Dee Williams, Richard Pryor, Paul Hampton
The Force of Evil (TV Movie 1977)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A murderer on parole victimizes a family against whom he holds a grudge.

Director: Richard Lang
Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Pat Crowley, Eve Plumb
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Bill O'Keefe
...
Douglas Hawk
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Hazel
Edwin Avedissian ...
Mitch
...
Snuffy
Angela Black ...
TV Newswoman
...
Driscoll
...
Janie
...
Patrick
Elizabeth Foxx ...
Tracy
...
Prop Man
D.D. Howard ...
Glenda
Monty Jordan ...
Detective
...
Laura
Edit

Storyline

Two television actors who play detectives are fired when the show's star gets upset that they are getting the better parts to play. So, they decide to try it for real.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Comedy

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

28 July 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Lannistumattomat  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Good Story, Good Stars - Why doesn't it work??

They say movies are magic. It must be true. There must be a magic ingredient beyond script and actors that make movies work. This movie does not have the magic! Parker Stevenson and Billy Dee Williams star as TV detectives that get cancelled and decide to try it for real. On their first case they have to use a movie prop as a gun ( There is a waiting period to buy a gun). It should work. You are rooting for it to work! But it never does. It reminds you of a pilot for a TV series. Maybe that's what it needed. A little more time for the characters to grow and the plot to develop.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?