Tricks of the Trade Poster

Release Date: 1988

DVD Release Date: October 2nd, 2007

PG-13|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
After her picture-perfect husband is murdered in a prostitute's apartment, Beverly Hills homemaker Catherine (Cindy Williams) is devastated. But she doesn't spend too long mourning, because she's soon on a mission to put her husband's killer behind bars. To do so, she forms an unlikely partnership with Marla (Markie Post), the Hollywood hooker who serviced the deceased. Under Marla's guidance, the pair navigate the seedier side of Los Angeles to put this mystery to rest.

Cast: Cindy Williams, Markie Post, Chris Mulkey, James Whitmore Jr., Scott Paulin, John Ritter

Director: Jack Bender

Genres: Comedy, Thriller

Keywords: Wife, Love, Madcap, Emotional, Pursuit, Los Angeles, 1980s, Mystery, Husband, Love triangle