Lonely Street is a mystery thriller movie told with a comic twist. This story tells about an investigator who finds trouble. A private investigator named Bubba isn't exactly at the top of his field. He is charmingly naive and stumbles through life. An unidentified person hires him to get information on a tabloid reporter. Suddenly the reporter is murdered. Bubba is the prime suspect in that case.
There are many skills an investigator needs to have for success. Bubba doesn't seem to have any of them in this movie. He must figure out who hired him and who killed the reporter.