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The Adventures of Ford Fairlane (1990)

R
104 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A vulgar private detective is hired to find a missing groupie and is drawn into a mystery involving a series of murders tied to the music industry.
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Writers
Daniel Waters (screenplay) | James Cappe (screenplay) (story) | David Arnott (screenplay) (story) | Rex Weiner (characters)
Composer
Yello (music score by)
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Budget
$ 40,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 6,374,391
Gross (USA)
$ 21,413,502
Gross (World)
$ 21,413,502
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Release date
Jul 11, 1990 (United States)

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Andrew Dice Clay
Ford Fairlane Ford Fairlane   See fewer
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Wayne Newton
Julian Grendel Julian Grendel   See fewer
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Priscilla Presley
Colleen Sutton Colleen Sutton   See fewer
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Morris Day
Don Cleveland Don Cleveland   See fewer
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Maddie Corman
Zuzu Petals Zuzu Petals   See fewer
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Gilbert Gottfried
Johnny Crunch Johnny Crunch   See fewer
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Brandon Call
The Kid The Kid   See fewer
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Ed O'Neill
Lt. Amos Lt. Amos   See fewer
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Vince Neil
Bobby Black Bobby Black   See fewer
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Sheila E.
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David Arnott
Club Guy Club Guy   See fewer
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Mark Goldstein
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Cody Jarrett
Kyle Troy Kyle Troy   See fewer
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William Shockley
Punk Gunslinger Punk Gunslinger   See fewer
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Mark Zuelke
Punk Gunslinger Punk Gunslinger   See fewer
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Steve White
Detective Detective   See fewer
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Kari Wuhrer
Melodi Melodi   See fewer
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Delia Sheppard
Pussycat Pussycat   See fewer
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Kimber Sissons
Pussycat Pussycat   See fewer
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Monique Mannen
Pussycat Pussycat   See fewer
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Kurt Loder
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Phil Soussan
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Carlos Cavazo
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Randy Castillo
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Peter Michael Escovedo
Club Band Club Band   See fewer
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Juan Jose Escovedo
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Paul Christopher
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J.D. Reilly
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College Boy College Boy   See fewer
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Robert Mangiardi
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Damion Flemm Damion Flemm   See fewer
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6.3 / 10 | 15,957 votes