Art Deco Detective (1994)

Genres - Mystery  |   Sub-Genres - Detective Film  |   Run Time - 102 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this satirical political thriller, detective Arthur Decowitz (John Dennis Johnston), better known as Art Deco, is a hard-boiled private eye. A dangerous international criminal genius, The Hyena (Stephen McHattie), plans to blow up Los Angeles, and the CIA have gotten wind of his plan. However, they need a fall guy for their plot to foil the Hyena's scheme, and they set up Art Deco as a possible conspirator. Cult figure Brion James appears in the supporting cast.

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bad-guy, conspiracy, detective, frame-up, good-guy, politician