The Singing Detective Image

Mixed or average reviews - based on 33 Critics

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Universal acclaim- based on 11 Ratings

Summary: The story of a crime novelist (Downey Jr.) who, languishing in his hospital bed, occupies his time by mapping out a screenplay in his head about a cynical private investigator who doubles as a singer in a dance band. (Paramount Classics)
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Runtime: 109 min
Rating: Rated R for strong sexual content, language and some violence.
Production: Icon Productions
Genres: Mystery, Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Mar 23, 2004
Director Credit
Keith Gordon Director
Writer Credit
Dennis Potter Television Series
Principal Cast Credit
Mel Gibson Dr. Gibbon
Robert Downey Jr. Dan Dark
Robin Wright Nicola/Nina/Blonde
Cast Credit
Adrien Brody First Hood
Alfre Woodard Chief Of Staff
Amy Aquino Nurse Nozhki
Carla Gugino Betty Dark/Hooker
Clyde Kusatsu Visiting Japanese Doctor
David Dorfman Young Dan Dark
Eddie Jones Moonglow Bartender
Jeremy Northam Mark Binney
Jon Polito Second Hood
Katie Holmes Nurse Mills
Lily Knight Woman Physiotherapist
Saul Rubinek Skin Specialist
Producer Credit
Bruce Davey Producer
Jane Potter Co-Producer
Kevin Lake Associate Producer
Mel Gibson Producer
Robert Potter Co-Producer
Sarah Potter Co-Producer
Stan Wlodkowski Executive Producer
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