The First Deadly Sin (1980)

Genres - Action  |   Sub-Genres - Police Detective Film  |   Release Date - Oct 3, 1980 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 112 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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The First Deadly Sin was Frank Sinatra's final starring movie vehicle. Based on a novel by Lawrence Sanders, it casts Sinatra as Edward Delaney, a big-city detective on the verge of retirement. Beset with profound personal problems--including a gravely ill wife (Faye Dunaway)--Delaney nonetheless tackles the case of an axe murderer who seemingly strikes at random. Be on the lookout for an unbilled Bruce Willis.

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law-enforcement, bad-guy, detective, disease, family-illness, good-guy, hospital, investigator, maniac, murder, police, psychopath, retirement, robbery, search, serial-killer, terminal-illness