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Dick Tracy (1990) - Plot Summary Poster

(1990)

Plot Summary

  • All Tess Trueheart wants is to settle down to a quiet life with her boyfriend, detective Dick Tracy. But there's something pretty rotten going on in town, with someone pretty rotten behind it, and Tracy has his hands full with the likes of villain Big Boy Caprice and with the almost irresistable Breathless Mahoney.

    - Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>
  • Based off of a comic book created by Chester Ghould. Dick Tracy is one of the toughest and the best police officer for the city. He is currently on the hunt for the biggest crime boss named Big Boy Caprice who recently killed off the former crime boss Lips Manless. Now Big Boy is rallying up all of the criminals in the city who are not only trying to make the city bow to Big Boy's wishes but to eliminate Tracy their only huge competition. However Tracy is facing with a whole lot of issues, as he is trying to not only track down Big Boy, but to keep his girlfriend Tess Trueheart, take care of a nameless orphan and dodge a seductive club dancer Breathless Mahoney and a mysterious gangster named "The Blank". Can Tracy overcome these obstacles and save the city?

    - Written by John Wiggins
  • Well-respected officer of the law Dick Tracy faces mobster Big Boy Caprice and mysterious figure The Blank while dealing with love-starved girlfriend Tess Trueheart, taking care of tough orphan The Kid, and dodging advances from seductive Breathless Mahoney.

    - Written by Anonymous
  • Well-respected officer of the law Dick Tracy faces mobster Big Boy Caprice and mysterious figure The Blank while dealing with love-starved girlfriend Tess Trueheart, taking care of tough orphan The Kid, and dodging advances from seductive Breathless Mahoney.

    - Written by jokerswild1
  • Legendary police detective Dick Tracy is the only man tough enough to take on gangster boss Big Boy Caprice and his band of menacing mobsters. Dedicated to his work but at the same time devoted to his loyal girlfriend, Tess Trueheart, Tracy find himself torn between love and duty. His relentless crusade against crime becomes even more difficult when he gets saddled with an engaging orphan and meets seductive and sultry Breathless Mahoney, a torch singer determined to get the best of Tracy. A faceless character, known as the Blank, threatens both Tracy and Big Boy, and it takes all of Tracy's skills to save the city.

    - Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

Synopsis

During the film's opening credits, radio news broadcasts and newspaper headlines proclaim various gangland atrocities...

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