PG certificateThe Cheap Detective is a Film programme that first aired in 1977 and has been classified a PG certificate.

The Cheap Detective is a 3 star programme

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The Cheap Detective (1977)

Directed by
Robert Moore

Neil Simon's madcap spoof of 1940s detective movies, starring Peter Falk as Lou Peckinpaugh, a bumbling San Francisco private detective accused of murdering his partner. As he tries to clear his name, his client Mrs Montenegro hires him to search for a dozen diamond eggs

Written by

Genre: Film

Running Time: 110 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1977

3/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Image for Peter FalkPeter Falk...Lou Peckinpaugh
Ann-Margret...Jezebel Dezire
Eileen Brennan...Betty DeBoop
Sid Caesar...Ezra Dezire
Stockard Channing...Bess
James Coco...Marcel
Image for Dom DeLuiseDom DeLuise...Pepe Damascus
Image for Louise FletcherLouise Fletcher...Marlene DuChard
Image for John HousemanJohn Houseman...Jasper Blubber
Madeline Kahn...Mrs. Montenegro
Fernando Lamas...Paul DuChard
Marsha Mason...Georgia Merkle
Phil Silvers...Hoppy
Abe Vigoda...Sgt. Rizzuto
Paul Williams...Boy