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  • The Big Easy (1986)
  • R
    102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
The Big Easy (1986)
R
102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

A corrupt lieutenant in the homicide division is threatened by the righteous DA while trying to solve a string of mysterious murders.
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Director
Writer
Daniel Petrie Jr. (screenplay by)
Producer
Stephen J. Friedman (as Stephen Friedman)
Composer
Cinematographer
Casting Director
Production Designer
Jeannine Oppewall (as Jeannine Claudia Oppewall)
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Release date
Aug 21, 1987 (United States)

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Cast

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52 cast members
Name Known for
Dennis Quaid
Remy McSwain Remy McSwain   See fewer
Ellen Barkin
Anne Osborne Anne Osborne   See fewer
Ned Beatty
Jack Kellom Jack Kellom   See fewer
John Goodman
Det. Andre DeSoto Det. Andre DeSoto   See fewer
Ebbe Roe Smith
Ed Dodge Ed Dodge   See fewer
Tom O'Brien
Bobby McSwain Bobby McSwain   See fewer
Charles Ludlam
Lamar Parmentel Lamar Parmentel   See fewer
Marc Lawrence
Vinnie 'The Cannon' DiMotti Vinnie 'The Cannon' DiMotti   See fewer
Solomon Burke
Daddy Mention Daddy Mention   See fewer
Gailard Sartain
Chef Paul Chef Paul   See fewer
Jim Chimento
Freddie Angelo Freddie Angelo   See fewer
Edward Saint Pe'
Patrolman (as Edward St. Pe) Patrolman (as Edward St. Pe)   See fewer
Robert Lesser
'Silky' Foster 'Silky' Foster   See fewer
Cheryl Starbuck
Hostess Hostess   See fewer
Margie O'Dair
Mugging victim Mugging victim   See fewer
Arden Lo
Mugger #1 Mugger #1   See fewer
Rickey Pierre
Mugger #2 Mugger #2   See fewer
Nick Krieger
Man in car Man in car   See fewer
Gary Anthony Sturgis
Car vandal #1 Car vandal #1   See fewer
Byron Nora
Car vandal #2 Car vandal #2   See fewer
Archie Sampier
Forensic #1 Forensic #1   See fewer
Jeff Hollis
Sgt. Duvivier Sgt. Duvivier   See fewer
Joy N. Houck Jr.
Sgt. Guerra Sgt. Guerra   See fewer
Steve Broussard
Dewey Piersall Dewey Piersall   See fewer
Eliott Keener
George Joel George Joel   See fewer
August Krinke
Internal Affairs Cop #1 Internal Affairs Cop #1   See fewer
John Schluter
Internal Affairs Cop #2 Internal Affairs Cop #2   See fewer
Zephirin Hymel IV
Internal Affairs Cop #3 Internal Affairs Cop #3   See fewer
Jack Harris
Waiter Waiter   See fewer
George Dureau
Maitre d' Maitre d'   See fewer
Patrick Frederic
First Young Lawyer First Young Lawyer   See fewer
Lane Trippe
Second Young Lawyer Second Young Lawyer   See fewer
Nik Hagler
Hugh Dowling Hugh Dowling   See fewer
Don Lutenbacher
Bailiff (as Don K. Lutenbacher) Bailiff (as Don K. Lutenbacher)   See fewer
Peter Gabb
Magnet Salesman Magnet Salesman   See fewer
Jim Garrison
Judge (as Judge Jim Garrison) Judge (as Judge Jim Garrison)   See fewer
Dave Petitjean
Uncle Sos Uncle Sos   See fewer
Buddy Quaid
Justin Justin   See fewer
Dennis Curren
Cousin Terry Cousin Terry   See fewer
Rico Wheat
Rodney Rodney   See fewer
Robert Kearney
Desk Sergeant Desk Sergeant   See fewer
Joe Catalanotto
Garage Dispatcher (as Joseph Catalanotto) Garage Dispatcher (as Joseph Catalanotto)   See fewer
Terrance Simien
Band Leader in Tipitina's Restaurant (as Terrance Simien & The Mallet Playboys) Band Leader in Tipitina's Restaurant (as Terrance Simien & The Mallet Playboys)   See fewer
Gene Chambers
Guitarist in Tipitina's Restaurant (as Terrance Simien & The Mallet Playboys) Guitarist in Tipitina's Restaurant (as Terrance Simien & The Mallet Playboys)   See fewer
Popp Esprite
Bassist in Tipitina's Restaurant (as Terrance Simien & The Mallet Playboys) Bassist in Tipitina's Restaurant (as Terrance Simien & The Mallet Playboys)   See fewer
Earl Sally
Scrubboardist in Tipitina's Restaurant (as Terrance Simien & The Mallet Playboys) Scrubboardist in Tipitina's Restaurant (as Terrance Simien & The Mallet Playboys)   See fewer
Rudy Chambers
Drummer & Percussionist in Tipitina's Restaurant (as Terrance Simien & The Mallet Playboys) Drummer & Percussionist in Tipitina's Restaurant (as Terrance Simien & The Mallet Playboys)   See fewer
Phillip V. Caruso
Courtroom Bailiff (uncredited) Courtroom Bailiff (uncredited)   See fewer
Duane Delco
Rhythm Guitarist in Tipitina's Restaurant (uncredited) Rhythm Guitarist in Tipitina's Restaurant (uncredited)   See fewer
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