Top 1 The Detective Movie Facts

Following is our collection of The Detective 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 The Detective film message.

Frank Sinatra starred in the movie "The Detective" (1968) while Bruce Willis starred in "Die Hard" (1988). These movies were based off the same series of novels, meaning that Sinatra and Willis played the same character. Books by Roderick Thorp
Frank Sinatra starred in the movie "The Detective" (1968) while Bruce Willis starred in "Die Hard" (1988). These movies were based off the same series of novels, meaning that Sinatra and Willis played the same character. Books by Roderick Thorp

The Detective poster
The Detective poster

The Detective Plot

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.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of The Detective. 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 Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director Gordon Douglas
Production 20th Century Fox Film Corporation
Stars Frank Sinatra, Lee Remick, Ralph Meeker, Jack Klugman
IMDB score 6.5