Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid Poster

Release Date: October 29th, 2007

DVD Release Date: March 16th, 1999

PG|1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary
When a famous cheese maker dies in a freak car crash, his daughter (Rachel Ward) is convinced that it was no accident. She thinks he was murdered for his top-secret cheese recipes. To prove her theory, she hires detective Roy Reardon (Steve Martin). His quest to find out what happened to the missing man brings him face-to-face with movie legends, actors such as Humphrey Bogart, Alan Ladd and Burt Lancaster, via footage from classic film noir and crime films.

Cast: Steve Martin, Rachel Ward, Carl Reiner, Reni Santoni, George Gaynes, Francis X. McCarthy, Adrian Ricard, Britt Nilsson

Director: Carl Reiner

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Aspen Film Society, Universal Pictures

Keywords: 1950s, Offbeat, Murder, 1940s, Amusing, Prison, 1980s, Daughter, Witty, Mystery, Office