The Glitter Dome (1984)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  18 November 1984 (USA)
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Al Mackey and Marty are homicide cops in Hollywood and hot on the trail of the murderer of a movie mogul that was moonlighting by making child porno pictures. Willie is one of several ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sgt. Aloysius Mackey
Sgt. Marty Wellborn
Capt. Woofer
Herman Sinclair
Griswold Veals
Lorna Dillman
Billy Kerr ...
William S. Taylor ...
Dusty Morean ...
Dixie Seatle ...
Amazing Grace
Dale Wilson ...
Lloyd / Bozeman


Al Mackey and Marty are homicide cops in Hollywood and hot on the trail of the murderer of a movie mogul that was moonlighting by making child porno pictures. Willie is one of several suspects with motive, opportunity and the evil means to carry out this act. A medal should be in order instead of being arrested. Written by Richard Jones <>

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It's tough to make a killing in Hollywood . . . it's even tougher to solve one See more »


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Release Date:

18 November 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Cidade do Crime  »

Box Office


$3,500,000 (estimated)

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Stuart Margolin performed a number of duties on this production. Margolin was a supporting actor, a producer, music composer and the film's director. Margolin and lead actor James Garner had had a tremendous body of work together in television including Nichols (1971), Bret Maverick (1981) and The Rockford Files (1974). See more »


Featured in Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003) See more »

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21 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a great book, and the casting(except Margot Kidder) seems pretty good. What in the heck happened? I would guess this was Stuart Margolin's first and last directing job. To think that John Lithgow actually had to go thru with this makes you appreciate him all the more. Clearly he got his over-acting out of his system with this woofer. Joe Wambaugh should get this film re-done by someone competent, it'd be an academy award winner. I'd like to see that movie, avoid this one at all costs, unless you are a fan of the morbidly unwatchable. And if you are a fan of that, watch a Bush speech instead. Bigger laughs, and bigger tears.

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