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Dirty Tricks (1981)

PG | | Comedy | 6 March 1981 (USA)
A Harvard University student finds a strange letter that seems to be signed by George Washington. When trying to contact an expert (Prof. Chandler) to authenticate it, he is murdered but ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Professor Chandler
... Polly Bishop
... Robert Brennan
... Professor Prosser
... Roselli
... Tony
Mavor Moore ... Mr. Underhill
... Bill Darcy
Michael McNamara ... Thorn
Martin McNamara ... Ozzie
Cindy Girling ... Emily
... FBI Agent Wicklow
... FBI Agent Jones (as Angus McInnes)
Hugh Webster ... Mr. Darcy
Irene Kessler ... Mrs. Cohen
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A Harvard University student finds a strange letter that seems to be signed by George Washington. When trying to contact an expert (Prof. Chandler) to authenticate it, he is murdered but the letter disappears. Then Chandler, who does not know anything about the case, gets chased by the mafia and haunted by a TV reporter (Polly Bishop). Written by Michel Rudoy <mdrc@hp9000a1.uam.mx>

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...Just good clean dirty fun. See more »

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6 March 1981 (USA)  »

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Accroche-toi, j'arrive  »

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CAD 5,200,000 (estimated)
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Alvin Rakoff, the film's director, once said of what attracted him to this film: "The salary. My children like to eat. Of course I could give you a lot of baloney about how it was a meaningful part of my life. But I'm not that sort of guy. Or that sort of director". See more »

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