The Adventures of Ford Fairlane
Director: Renny Harlin Run Time: 104 min. Format: 35mm Rating: R Release Year: 1990
Starring: Ed O'Neill, Gilbert Gottfried, Priscilla Presley, Andrew Dice Clay, Lauren Holly, Wayne Newton
Dice channels Philip Marlow by way of Jersey in the goofball private eye comedy THE ADVENTURES OF FORD FAIRLANE. Presented in 35mm!
I’ve been getting in trouble my whole life and I really don’t care what anybody thinks of what I do on stage as a comic. – Andrew Dice Clay
The rock-and-roll comedian takes a small step into the role of a rock-and-roll private dick in this crass LA noir-comedy. Dice plays Ford Fairlane, a detective who specializes in sleazy music biz cases. When an apparent accident at a heavy metal concert leaves a rock star dead, a shock jock hires Fairlane to track down a missing groupie who might have a lead on the singer’s death. A parade of LA bimbos, sleazeball record execs and a koala bear follow leading Fairlane on the ride of his life with barely enough bullets for all of the people he’d like to kill.
Part of Nitehawk’s summer program COMEDIANS IN FILM (Stand Up/Stand Up Companion).