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The Big Black Pill (1981)

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TV Movie | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Joe Dancer is a private detective working in LA. He's given a big money case by Tiffany Farinpour, one of the Farinpour family who include powerful politicians. Tiffany needs Joe to find her younger brother David who has left the family ...See moreJoe Dancer is a private detective working in LA. He's given a big money case by Tiffany Farinpour, one of the Farinpour family who include powerful politicians. Tiffany needs Joe to find her younger brother David who has left the family under a cloud. However in trying to find David Joe is warned off by several thugs before finally finding David in a small town just trying to live a quiet life. Seconds later David is killed by a hidden assassin and Joe finds all evidence of his life in the town has been erased and Joe is facing a murder charge. With the clock ticking Joe must find the killer in a plot that involves danger and deep family secrets. Written by Paul Hunter aka "Bob the Moo" See less
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Updated Jan 29, 1981

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Jan 29, 1981 (United States)

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Robert Blake
Joe Dancer Joe Dancer   See fewer
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JoBeth Williams
Tiffany Farrenpour Tiffany Farrenpour   See fewer
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Neva Patterson
Eliza Farinpour Eliza Farinpour   See fewer
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James Gammon
Captain Jake Jacqualone Captain Jake Jacqualone   See fewer
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Veronica Cartwright
Sister Theresa Sister Theresa   See fewer
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Carol Wayne
Allegra Farinpour Allegra Farinpour   See fewer
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Edward Winter
Jerrold Farinpour Jerrold Farinpour   See fewer
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Phillip R. Allen
Commissioner Wilkie Commissioner Wilkie   See fewer
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Sondra Blake
Charlie Charlie   See fewer
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Eileen Heckart
Sister Clara Sister Clara   See fewer
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Wilford Brimley
Wally Haskell Wally Haskell   See fewer
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Kevyn Major Howard
David Farinpour David Farinpour   See fewer
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Kenneth Tigar
Trotter Trotter   See fewer
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Bubba Smith
Big Foot Big Foot   See fewer
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Robert Phillips
Little Al Little Al   See fewer
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Deborah La Vine
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Marie Todd
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Helen Kelly
Woman in Phone Booth (uncredited) Woman in Phone Booth (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Lizzi
Boat Thug (uncredited) Boat Thug (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.5 / 10 | 60 votes