Dick Tracy (1990 film)

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Dick Tracy is a 1990 American action comedy film based on the 1930s comic strip character of the same name created by Chester Gould.wikipedia
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Glenne Headly

Glenne Headly
Warren Beatty produced, directed, and starred in the film, whose supporting roles include Al Pacino, Madonna, Glenne Headly, and Charlie Korsmo.
She was widely known for her roles in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Dick Tracy, and Mr. Holland's Opus.

Madonna (entertainer)

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Warren Beatty produced, directed, and starred in the film, whose supporting roles include Al Pacino, Madonna, Glenne Headly, and Charlie Korsmo.
Madonna's popularity was further enhanced by her roles in films such as Desperately Seeking Susan (1985), Dick Tracy (1990), A League of Their Own (1992), and Evita (1996).

Warren Beatty

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Warren Beatty produced, directed, and starred in the film, whose supporting roles include Al Pacino, Madonna, Glenne Headly, and Charlie Korsmo.
Among his Golden Globe-nominated films are Splendor in the Grass (1961), his screen debut, and Bonnie and Clyde (1967), Shampoo (1975), Heaven Can Wait (1978), Reds (1981), Dick Tracy (1990), Bugsy (1991), Bulworth (1998) and Rules Don't Apply (2016), all of which he also produced.

Al Pacino

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Warren Beatty produced, directed, and starred in the film, whose supporting roles include Al Pacino, Madonna, Glenne Headly, and Charlie Korsmo.
For his performances in The Godfather, Dick Tracy (1990), and Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), Pacino was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Robert Costanzo

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Robert Costanzo cameos as Lips Manlis' bodyguard.
Other movie roles include Total Recall, Die Hard 2, Dick Tracy, City Slickers, and Down and Derby.

Charlie Korsmo

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Warren Beatty produced, directed, and starred in the film, whose supporting roles include Al Pacino, Madonna, Glenne Headly, and Charlie Korsmo.
Korsmo's acting roles included The Kid/Dick Tracy, Jr. in Dick Tracy; Siggie, the son of Richard Dreyfuss's character, in What About Bob?, and Jack Banning, the son of Peter Pan in the 1991 film Hook.

Charles Durning

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Charles Durning as Chief Brandon: the chief of police who supports Tracy's crusade.
Durning's best-known films include The Sting (1973), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), Tootsie (1982), Dick Tracy (1990) and O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000).

Dick Van Dyke

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Dick Van Dyke as District Attorney John Fletcher: a district attorney who refuses to prosecute Caprice as he is on Caprice's payroll.
His other prominent film appearances include roles in The Comic (1969), Dick Tracy (1990), Curious George (2006), Night at the Museum (2006), and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014).

Ed O'Ross

Ed O'Ross as Itchy: Caprice's other hitman. He is usually paired with Flattop.
Ed O'Ross (born July 4, 1949) is an American character actor known for his work as Itchy in Dick Tracy, Colonel Perry in Universal Soldier, Lt. Touchdown in Full Metal Jacket, ruthless Georgian mobster Viktor Rostavili in Red Heat, and police detective Cliff Willis in The Hidden.

Ian Wolfe

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93-year-old veteran character actor Ian Wolfe plays his last film role as "Munger".
He would appear in movies for another 37 years; his last film credit was for Dick Tracy (1990).

Academy Award for Best Makeup and Hairstyling

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It picked up seven Academy Award nominations and won in three of the categories: Best Original Song, Best Makeup and Best Art Direction.

Mandy Patinkin

Mandy Patinkin as 88 Keys: a piano player at Club Ritz who becomes No Face's minion.
Patinkin is well known for his portrayal of Inigo Montoya in the 1987 movie The Princess Bride. His other film credits include Yentl (1983), Alien Nation (1988), Dick Tracy (1990), and Wish I Was Here (2014).

William Forsythe (actor)

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William Forsythe as Flattop: Caprice's top hitman. His most distinguishing feature is his square, flat cranium and matching haircut.
William Forsythe (born June 7, 1955) is an American actor. He is best known for his portrayal of various gangsters and tough guys in films such as Raising Arizona, Once Upon a Time in America, Stone Cold, Out For Justice, Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead, Dick Tracy, The Rock, American Me and The Devil's Rejects.

James Tolkan

James Tolkan as Numbers: Caprice's accountant.
He also appeared as Big Boy Caprice's accountant "Numbers" in the 1990 Warren Beatty film Dick Tracy.

Seymour Cassel

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Seymour Cassel as Sam Catchem: Tracy's closest associate and third-in-command.
Having appeared in major Hollywood productions such as Dick Tracy, Tin Men, and Indecent Proposal, Cassel has also been very supportive of the American independent film community, especially in the wake of Cassavetes's death.

Walter Hill

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The project also went through directors Steven Spielberg, John Landis, Walter Hill, and Richard Benjamin before the arrival of Beatty.
Hill intended to make the film directly after Streets of Fire but eventually left the project after a dispute over budget with Universal and with star Warren Beatty; the project would be made several years later with Beatty directing.

Dick Tracy (character)

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Dick Tracy is a 1990 American action comedy film based on the 1930s comic strip character of the same name created by Chester Gould.
The character of Dick Tracy has been featured in a number of films including, from 1990, Dick Tracy, which starred Warren Beatty as Dick Tracy.

Breathless Mahoney

Dick Tracy depicts the detective's love relationships with Breathless Mahoney and Tess Truehart, as well as his conflicts with crime boss Alphonse "Big Boy" Caprice.
The character of Breathless Mahoney has also been featured in other media including the 1990 movie Dick Tracy, which starred Madonna as Breathless Mahoney.

Tess Trueheart

Dick Tracy depicts the detective's love relationships with Breathless Mahoney and Tess Truehart, as well as his conflicts with crime boss Alphonse "Big Boy" Caprice.
The character of Tess Trueheart has been featured in films including 1945's Dick Tracy and its sequel Dick Tracy vs. Cueball, portrayed in both by actress Anne Jeffreys, and in 1990's Dick Tracy, which starred Glenne Headly as Tess.

Frank Campanella

Frank Campanella as Judge Harper
Campanella appeared as a bartender in Mel Brooks' The Producers (1967), starring Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder, and his many film credits included roles in What's So Bad About Feeling Good? (1968), The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (1971), The Stone Killer (1973), Capone (1975, as Big Jim Colosimo), Chesty Anderson, USN (1976), Heaven Can Wait (1978), The North Avenue Irregulars (1979), High Noon, Part II: The Return of Will Kane (1980), Death Wish II (1982), Young Doctors in Love (1982), The Flamingo Kid (1984), Nothing in Common (1986), Overboard (1987), Beaches (1988), Blood Red (1989), Pretty Woman (1990) and Dick Tracy (1990).

Alphonse "Big Boy" Caprice

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Dick Tracy depicts the detective's love relationships with Breathless Mahoney and Tess Truehart, as well as his conflicts with crime boss Alphonse "Big Boy" Caprice.
In the 1990 film adaptation of the comic strip, Big Boy is played by Al Pacino in an Academy Award-nominated performance.

Jack Epps Jr.

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The screenplay would instead be crafted by Jim Cash and Jack Epps Jr., both of Top Gun fame.
Epps co-authored over 25 screenplays and eight motion pictures that he produced well into the following decade, including Dick Tracy, Turner & Hooch and Anaconda.

Kathy Bates

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Kathy Bates as Stenographer
Bates' first feature film role was in the 1971 Miloš Forman comedy Taking Off (credited as "Bobo Bates"), in which she sings an original song "Even Horses Had Wings.” Bates' next feature was the Dustin Hoffman film Straight Time (1978). In 1977, Bates made her Soap opera debut as Phyllis on NBC's soap opera The Doctors. From 1983 to 1984, she played prison inmate Belle Bodelle on All My Children and from 1984 to 1985, she played Evelyn Maddox on One Life to Live. In 1990 she would appear again with Hoffman in Warren Beatty's Dick Tracy as a stenographer. She appeared in films like The Morning After and Summer Heat, while guest-starring on television's L.A. Law. She then landed the role of obsessed fan Annie Wilkes, who holds her favorite author (played by James Caan) captive, in the 1990 thriller film Misery, based on the Stephen King novel.

Academy Award for Best Original Song

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It picked up seven Academy Award nominations and won in three of the categories: Best Original Song, Best Makeup and Best Art Direction.

Charles Fleischer

Allen Garfield, John Schuck, and Charles Fleischer make cameos as reporters.
Dick Tracy (1990) as Reporter