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FULL SYNOPSIS

Controversial and often offensive stand-up comedian Andrew Dice Clay made his debut as a feature film star in this crude comedy. Fairlane is a "rock and roll detective" who works in the music business, has an office on Sunset Boulevard, and drives a 1957 Ford, with clothing to match. He floats through the rock clubs of Hollywood, picking up women and clients, and soon stumbles into a case involving the death of a heavy metal singer, a corrupt music executive (Wayne Newton), the murder of a radio shock-jock (Gilbert Gottfried), and the kidnapping of the jock's daughter (Maddie Corman). Music stars like Sheila E. and Motley Crue singer Vince Neil also have cameos in the film, which attempts to transplant Clay's aggressively obnoxious stage persona into a movie environment. ~ Don Kaye, Rovi

  • Release date:July 11, 1990

Cast

Andrew Dice Clay
as Ford Fairlane
Wayne Newton
as Julian Grendel
Priscilla Presley
as Colleen Sutton
Morris Day
as Don Cleveland
Lauren Holly
as Jazz
Robert Englund
as Smiley
Maddie Corman
as Zuzu Petals
Gilbert Gottfried
as Johnny Crunch
David Patrick Kelly
as Sam
Brandon Call
as The Kid
Ed O'Neill
as Lt. Amos
Lala Sloatman
as Sorority Girl
Kristin Pearcey
as Sorority Girl
Randy Crenshaw
as Bel Air Party Singer
Lori Pfeiffer
as Sorority Girl
Tone-Loc
as Slam the Rapper
David Arnott
as Club Guy
Jordan Lund
as Amiable Tourist
Monique Mannen
as Josie/Pussycat
Cody Jarrett
as Kyle Troy
John Menzano
as Studio Musician
David McLaurin
as Studio Musician
Kathleen Monica
as Receptionist
Kimber Sissons
as Pussycat
Sheila E.
as Club Singer
Vince Neil
as Bobby Black
Lee Thornberg
as Studio Musician
Sandra Sheeler
as Girl on Ladder
Jimmy Dale
as Studio Musician
Kari Wuhrer
as Melodi
Rita Bland
as Receptionist
Phil Soussan
as Black Plague Band Member
Hili Park
as Twin Club Girl
Steve White
as Detective
Jaz Kaner
as Mixer
Charlie Hawke
as Mortician
Diana Barrows
as Sorority Girl
Paul Christopher
as Club Band
Consuela Nance
as Backup Singer
William Shockley
as Punk Gunslinger
Gry Park
as Twin Club Girl
Willie Garson
as Frat Boy
Kurt James Stefka
as Bouncer
David Bowe
as College Boy
Aurorah Allain
as Backup Singer
Ed. E. Villa
as Piano Mover
Mark Goldstein
as Club Guy
Lee Lawrence
as Bartender
Diane Almeida
as Backup singer
Lala
as Sorority Girl
Mark Zuelke
as Punk Gunslinger
Kurt Loder
as MTV VJ
Robert Mangiardi
as Sleazy Guy
Allan Wasserman
as Mortician
Pamela Segall
as Pussycat
Rick Marotta
as Studio Musician
Ladd Vance
as Frat Boy
Bonnie Boyer
as Club Band Member
Delia Sheppard
as Pussycat
Carlos Cavazo
as Black Plague Band Member
Cindy Lehre
as Lydia
Randy Castillo
as Black Plague Band Member

Crew

Renny Harlin
Director
Michael Levy
Producer
David Arnott
Screenwriter
Daniel Waters
Screenwriter
James Cappe
Screenwriter
Oliver Wood
Cinematographer
Tone-Loc
Songwriter
Jon Lind
Songwriter
Josef Myrow
Songwriter
Paul Williams
Songwriter
Jimi Hendrix
Featured Music
Don Was
Songwriter
Harry Ruby
Featured Music
Stephen Flick
Musical Direction/Supervision
Burt Bacharach
Songwriter
Michael Tronick
Editor
John Vallone
Production Designer
Steve Perry
Co-producer
Joel Silver
Co-producer
Suzanne Todd
Associate Producer
Linda Spheeris
Set Designer
Mark Fabus
Set Designer
Marilyn Vance
Costume Designer
Charles Gaspar
Special Effects
Aurorah Allain
Choreography
Scott Eddo
Makeup
Charlie Picerni
Stunts Coordinator
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