The Singing Detective

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"When it comes to murder, seduction and betrayal he wrote the book. Now he's living it!"
  • R
  • 2003
  • 1 hr 49 min
  • 5.5  (8,202)
  • 45

This American movie adaptation of the popular British TV drama of the same name tells the story of Dan Dark, a novelist stranded in hospital because of the skin condition psoriasis. During his time in the hospital, Dark finds himself moving further and further into a fantasy world that sees him act as the main character in a dark film noir. During the movie the problems affecting Dark in hospital are also explored, alongside his troubled childhood. The Singing Detective features a number of songs from the 1950s sung by the characters to help explain the story and various plot lines.

The Singing Detective
The Singing Detective
The Singing Detective

Trailer - 2 min 18 sec

Sinbad: Legend Of The Seven Seas Scene: Let's Get Rich
Sinbad: Legend Of The Seven Seas Scene: Let's Get Rich

Clip - 1 min 19 sec

Sinbad: Legend Of The Seven Seas Scene: Wake Up My Beauties
Sinbad: Legend Of The Seven Seas Scene: Wake Up My Beauties

Clip - 59 sec

Description
This American movie adaptation of the popular British TV drama of the same name tells the story of Dan Dark, a novelist stranded in hospital because of the skin condition psoriasis. During his time in the hospital, Dark finds himself moving further and further into a fantasy world that sees him act as the main character in a dark film noir. During the movie the problems affecting Dark in hospital are also explored, alongside his troubled childhood. The Singing Detective features a number of songs from the 1950s sung by the characters to help explain the story and various plot lines.

The Singing Detective is a 2003 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 49 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.5 and a MetaScore of 45.

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  • Release Date
    2003
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 49 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    5.5  (8,202)
  • Metascore
    45