The Big Easy (1987)

Genres - Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Police Detective Film, Romantic Mystery  |   Release Date - Aug 21, 1987 (USA)  |   Run Time - 101 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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A film that captures the steamy, colorful essence of New Orleans, this crime thriller tells the romantic story of a classy detective whose investigation of a gangland murder lands him in trouble with the city's new District Attorney, a woman with a rigid penchant for following the letter of the law. Despite their differences, the two manage to work together and eventually fall in love. Unfortunately all of this leads them to have to fight for their lives when their investigation into the case and the corruption surrounding it gets them bumped up to the top of a hit man's list.

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detective, investigator, District-Attorney, murder, police-corruption, drug-ring, police-officer, Cajun, hitman, romance