Watching the Detectives

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Overview

A film freak has his life turned upside down when he starts dating a real-life femme fatale in this comedy. Neil Cillian Murphy is a dyed-in-the-wool movie fan who runs a video store, "Gumshoe Video," specializing in classic film noir and offbeat cult items. Neil spends nearly every evening on the couch, soaking up classic movies from the blue glow of his television; Neil's lack of a social life has not been good for his relationships with women, and his latest girlfriend walked out on him after he declared he ...
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Overview

A film freak has his life turned upside down when he starts dating a real-life femme fatale in this comedy. Neil Cillian Murphy is a dyed-in-the-wool movie fan who runs a video store, "Gumshoe Video," specializing in classic film noir and offbeat cult items. Neil spends nearly every evening on the couch, soaking up classic movies from the blue glow of his television; Neil's lack of a social life has not been good for his relationships with women, and his latest girlfriend walked out on him after he declared he wanted her to be more like Katharine Ross in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. But then Neil meets Violet Lucy Liu, a sexy and adventurous woman who is immediately taken with him. However, Neil soon decides Violet may be a bit too adventurous -- while he's content to get his excitement from watching movies, she would rather throw herself into thrilling situations rather than observe them from a distance, and her appetite for danger proves to be far more than he bargained for. Watching the Detectives was the first directorial effort from Paul Soter, who as a member of the Broken Lizard comedy troupe helped write the films Super Troopers and Beerfest.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/12/2008
  • UPC: 796019814553
  • Original Release: 2007
  • Rating:

  • Source: Peace Arch
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Time: 1:34:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 66,164

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Cillian Murphy Neil
Lucy Liu Violet
Jason Sudeikis
Michael Panes
Callie Thorne
Michael Yurchak
Heather Burns
Mark Harelik
Ali Reza
Josh Pais
Brett Gelman
Lonny Ross
Paul Scheer
Richard Waddingham
Technical Credits
Paul Soter Director, Screenwriter
Paul Stoker Director
Carina Alves Co-producer
Nathan Barr Score Composer
Bill Benenson Executive Producer
Trip Brock Sound Editor
Jeff W. Canavan Editor
Allison Wright Clark Musical Direction/Supervision
Mariela Comitini Asst. Director
John Flock Executive Producer
Pamela Hirsch Co-producer
Gary Howsam Executive Producer
Ken Ishii Sound/Sound Designer
Kurt & Bart Costumes/Costume Designer
Christophe Lanzenberg Cinematographer
Daniela Taplin-Lundberg Producer
Galt Niederhoffer Producer
John Nyomarkay Production Designer
Celine Rattray Producer
Brian Richards Musical Direction/Supervision
Irving Schwartz Executive Producer
Reagan Silber Executive Producer
Randy Simon Executive Producer
Lewin Webb Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Watching the Detectives
1. Nice Shot Lover [8:30]
2. I'm on the Phone [12:32]
3. Media Giant [13:01]
4. Over Analysis [9:23]
5. Life of Adventure [9:19]
6. Something to Talk About [10:02]
7. Catch the Game [8:02]
8. Japanese Death Anime [4:26]
9. Western Round Up [5:18]
10. Wildest Thing [3:31]
11. The Break Up [6:30]
12. End Credits [3:25]
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Disc #1 -- Watching the Detectives
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Absolutely entertaining!

    I've watched this movie over and over. It is so cute. Amazing performance by Cillian Murphy at his rock star self. It's just a classic.

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