Top 2 Inherent Vice Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Inherent Vice facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Inherent Vice film message.

When Doc is first interrogated by the police each officer is seen picking at their nose during the interrogation. This is a common sign amongst users of cocaine, insinuating that these officers are in fact crooked and work for the Golden Fang, which is later proven in the film.
When Doc is first interrogated by the police each officer is seen picking at their nose during the interrogation. This is a common sign amongst users of cocaine, insinuating that these officers are in fact crooked and work for the Golden Fang, which is later proven in the film.
The credit card shard tool that "Doc" (Joaquin Phoenix) uses on his handcuffs has the name "Shasta Fay" (Katherine Waterston) (Docs former girlfriend) on the shard.
The credit card shard tool that "Doc" (Joaquin Phoenix) uses on his handcuffs has the name "Shasta Fay" (Katherine Waterston) (Docs former girlfriend) on the shard.
Inherent Vice poster
Inherent Vice poster

Inherent Vice Plot

In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Inherent Vice. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Director Paul Thomas Anderson
Stars Joanna Newsom, Katherine Waterston, Joaquin Phoenix, Jordan Christian Hearn
IMDB score 6.7