Release dateMarch 6, 1981 (1981-03-06) WriterThomas Gifford (novel), William W. Norton (screenplay), Eleanor E. Norton (screenplay), Thomas Gifford (screenplay), Camille Gifford (screenplay)
TaglineEveryone here is crazy...everyone else is cracking up...in the hilarious comedy that casts off in total insanity!
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Dirty Tricks is a 1981 American comedy film directed by Alvin Rakoff and written by William W. Norton, Eleanor E. Norton, Thomas Gifford and Camille Gifford. The film stars Elliott Gould, Kate Jackson, Rich Little, Arthur Hill, John Juliani and Alberta Watson.
Dirty tricks 1981 featured on hbo in march april 1982 part 1
A Harvard University student, (Nicholas Campbell) attempts to contact Prof. Chandler, (Elliott Gould) to authenticate a mysterious letter supposedly signed by George Washington. The student is murdered and the letter vanishes. Professor Chandler finds himself being hunted by a mafia killer and intrepid TV reporter Polly Bishop (Kate Jackson).
The film was released on March 6, 1981, by AVCO Embassy Pictures.
The film was released on VHS in the United States by Embassy Home Entertainment. As of 2017, it has not received an official DVD or Blu-ray release.