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After making a 3-hour fiasco about New York City's water supply, a two-man film crew decides to take it up a notch by documenting life in the private investigator offices of "Boone and ... See full summary »

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After making a 3-hour fiasco about New York City's water supply, a two-man film crew decides to take it up a notch by documenting life in the private investigator offices of "Boone and Murphy". Cheating husbands and missing dogs fail to bring in the big bucks however, and after sleeping with the wife of one of their clients Murphy leaves. To stop Boone from having to close down the business the two film-makers must resort to a hands-on approach in the investigations to ensure the completion of their movie. Written by Signy

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A comedy about passion, murder and things that can only happen in the movies.


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Rated R for language and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »
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1 October 1998 (USA)  »

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A Marlowe-rejt√©ly  »

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$3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,985 (USA) (12 November 1999)

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$5,985 (USA) (12 November 1999)
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Trivia

John Slattery plays Miguel Ferrer's business partner. Slattery is married to Talia Balsam, whose ex-husband is Ferrer's cousin, George Clooney. See more »

Quotes

Kevin Murphy: It's been real.
Wilton Crawley: It's a documentary!
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References The Sleeping City (1950) See more »

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All Blues
Written by Miles Davis
Performed by Mos Def and John Livingston
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A sleeper that keeps your interest and actually entertains.
10 May 2001 | by (seattle) – See all my reviews

Channel surfing one night, saw Miguel Ferrer, stopped flicking and I'm so glad I did. How do movies like this not make more impact at the box office? Probably because there are no explosions or chase scenes and the audience was forced to think. Ahh, the horrors of having to think. Bullets don't fly around, but boy does the plot ever! I found myself thoroughly entertained throughout and even a bit confused sometimes, but I think that was the idea. Solid performances from everyone, including the script and direction. The camera work was excellent. Miguel Ferrer is a wonderful actor and more surprising than the standard top ten Hollywood throws at us nonstop. Miguel, this piece of work is rock solid. Keep it up.


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