Sunset (1988)

Genres - Comedy, Mystery, Western  |   Sub-Genres - Comedy Western, Whodunit  |   Release Date - Apr 29, 1988 (USA)  |   Run Time - 106 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Director Blake Edwards departed from his customary sex farces to direct an unusual satirical Western comedy-thriller. In 1927, legendary lawman Wyatt Earp (James Garner) comes to Hollywood to serve as an advisor to a film studio making a movie about Earp's life. He meets silent screen cowboy star Tom Mix (Bruce Willis). The two stumble upon a murder that has apparently occurred on the set but is linked to a renowned bordello. The aging cowboy and the young actor set off on a series of time-warp misadventures to try to solve the mystery. Along the way, they encounter the shady Alfie Alperin (Malcom McDowell) and the intriguing Cheryl King (Mariel Hemingway).

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actor, film-studio, Hollywood, lawman, murder, brothel, prostitute/prostitution