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Last Detail, The (1973)  link to Last Detail, The on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 1506

poster Last Detail, The

IMDb Rating:
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7.5/10 (20094 votes)

Country: USA, 104 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Comedy

Director(s): Hal Ashby

Video Codec: Unknown

Two bawdy, tough looking navy lifers - "Bad-Ass" Buddusky, and "Mule" Mulhall - are commissioned to escort a young pilferer named Meadows to the brig in Portsmouth. Meadows is not much of a thief. Indeed, in his late teens, he is not much of a man at all. His great crime was to try to steal forty dollars from the admiral's wife's pet charity. For this, he's been sentenced to eight years behind bars. At first, Buddusky and Mulhall view the journey as a paid vacation, but their holiday spirits are quickly depressed by the prisoner, who looks prepared to break into tears at any moment. And he has the lowest self-image imaginable. Buddusky gets it into his head to give Meadows a good time and teach him a bit about getting on in the world. Lesson one: Don't take every card life deals you. Next, he teaches Meadows to drink, and, as a coup de grace, finds a nice young whore to instruct him in lovemaking. Mule, who worries aloud about his own position with military authority, seems pleased ...



photo Jack Nicholson Jack Nicholson Buddusky
photo Otis Young Otis Young Mulhall
photo Randy Quaid Randy Quaid Meadows
photo Clifton James Clifton James M.A.A.
photo Carol Kane Carol Kane Young Whore

Medium: Media file,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1