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The Detective
Directed by:
Gordon Douglas

Released in the USA on May 28 of 1968, "The Detective" (also known as "Detektiv, Der", "Inchiesta pericolosa") is a Crime/Drama film directed by Gordon Douglas . Frank Sinatra is starring, alongside Lee Remick, Ralph Meeker, Jack Klugman, Horace McMahon and Lloyd Bochner.

Who is the director of "The Detective":

The Detective was directed by Gordon Douglas, an American director, writer, actor, and producer.

Before The Detective, Gordon Douglas had directed Tony Rome, released in 1967, Chuka (1967), In Like Flint (1967), Way... Way Out (1966), Stagecoach (1966), and Harlow (1965). Since, he directed Lady in Cement, released in 1968, Skullduggery (1970), They Call Me MISTER Tibbs! (1970), Skin Game (1971), Viva Knievel! (1977).

What was the release date of "The Detective":

The Detective was initally released in the United States on Tuesday, May 28, 1968. Another film released on Tuesday, May 28, 1968 is The Long Day's Dying (dir. Peter Collinson). This was fifty-one (51) years ago.

It has been released on Thursday, September 05, 1968 in Germany and on Thursday, April 10, 1969 in Spain.

What is the cast of "The Detective":

At the casting of The Detective we find Frank Sinatra, previously seen in Tony Rome (1967) and The Naked Runner (1967); Lee Remick (No Way to Treat a Lady (1968), The Hallelujah Trail (1965)); Ralph Meeker (The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967), The Dirty Dozen (1967)) [ more... ]

  • Pat Henry and Frank Sinatra also appeared together in Lady in Cement, released in 1968.
  • Tony Musante and Robert Duvall have both also be seen in We Own the Night, released in 2007.
  • Frank Sinatra and Lloyd Bochner also worked together in Tony Rome, released in 1967.
  • Jacqueline Bisset and Robert Duvall also appeared together in Bullitt, released in 1968.

What is the Storyline of "The Detective":

Detective Joe Leland is called to the home of a murder victim who has been beaten to death and has had his genitals removed. Puzzled and disgusted, the police on call are left bemused, Leland holding things together with his direct, no-nonsense approach.

Few leads are found, other than the fact that a house-mate of the victim remains conspicuous by his absence. All the while notions about the victim's sexuality and personal interests warp the ideals of the officers assigned to the task. Leland tries [...]

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