The First Deadly Sin Poster

Release Date: 1980

DVD Release Date: May 18th, 1999

R|1 hr 52 min

Plot Summary
Edward Delaney (Frank Sinatra) is nearing the end of his career as a New York City homicide detective. But, before he can retire, he picks up a case involving multiple brutal murders, the victims of which have nothing in common. With help from a museum curator (Martin Gabel), Edward starts to piece together the few clues the vicious killer has left behind. As he starts to close in on the killer, his wife, Barbara (Faye Dunaway), is diagnosed with a serious disease.

Cast: Frank Sinatra, Faye Dunaway, David Dukes, George Coe, Brenda Vaccaro, Martin Gabel, Joe Spinell, Jeffrey DeMunn

Director: Brian Hutton

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Artanis Productions Inc., Cinema VII

Keywords: Brooding, Suspenseful, Hospital, Intense, Wife, Pursuit, Investigation, 1980s, New York City