A Slight Case of Murder Poster

Release Date: May 3rd, 2002

DVD Release Date: September 26th, 2006

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary
In the midst of a spat, film critic Terry Thorpe (William H. Macy) accidentally kills his lover. Though Thorpe covers his tracks, he raises the suspicions of a private investigator (James Cromwell), who then tries to blackmail him. Thorpe also falls under the watchful eye of Detective Fred Stapelli (Adam Arkin), a cop who is intent on becoming a screenwriter. Before long, Thorpe's girlfriend, Kit (Felicity Huffman), and Stapelli's wife, Patricia (Julia Campbell), are roped into the case.

Cast: William H. Macy, Adam Arkin, Felicity Huffman, James Cromwell, Julia Campbell, James Pickens Jr., Paul Mazursky, Vincent Pastore

Director: Steven Schachter

Genres: Comedy, Thriller

Production Co: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

Keywords: Girlfriend, Tense, 1990s, Pursuit, New York City, Murder, Fall, Investigation, Wife, Deception


Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie