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The Detective (1968)

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114 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Police detective Joe Leland investigates the murder of a gay man. While investigating, he discovers links to official corruption in New York City in this drama that delves into a world of sex and drugs.
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Writers
Abby Mann (screenplay) | Roderick Thorp (novel)
Cinematographer
Editor
Robert L. Simpson (as Robert Simpson)
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Budget
$4,490,000
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Release date
May 28, 1968 (United States)

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43 cast members
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Frank Sinatra
Joe Leland Joe Leland   See fewer
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Lee Remick
Karen Karen   See fewer
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Ralph Meeker
Curran Curran   See fewer
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Jack Klugman
Dave Schoenstein Dave Schoenstein   See fewer
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Horace McMahon
Farrell Farrell   See fewer
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Lloyd Bochner
Dr. Roberts Dr. Roberts   See fewer
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William Windom
Colin MacIver Colin MacIver   See fewer
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Robert Duvall
Nestor Nestor   See fewer
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Pat Henry
Mercidis Mercidis   See fewer
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Patrick McVey
Tanner Tanner   See fewer
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Dixie Marquis
Carol Linjack Carol Linjack   See fewer
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Renée Taylor
Rachael Schoenstein Rachael Schoenstein   See fewer
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James Inman
Teddy Leikman Teddy Leikman   See fewer
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Tom Atkins
Harmon Harmon   See fewer
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Jacqueline Bisset
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Mikel Angel
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Ted Beniades
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Mark Dawson
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James Dukas
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Jan Farrand
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Don Fellows
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Tom Gorman
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Sharon Henesy
Sharon (uncredited) Sharon (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Krisher
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Lou Krugman
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Paul Larson
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Bette Midler
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Earl Montgomery
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Peg Murray
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Lou Nelson
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Frank Raiter
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Jilly Rizzo
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Jose Rodriguez
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Joe Santos
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Diane Sayer
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Philip Sterling
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6.5 / 10 | 2,618 votes