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Doctor Detroit (1983)

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DVD Release Date
 R1: Sep 13, 2005

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Running Time
1 hour, 29 minutes

Country USA

Studio Black Rhino, Brillstein-Grey Entertainment, Universal

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• Doctor Detroit
• Dr. Detroit (1983)

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Genre: Comedy, Prostitution, Racy, Campy, School / Campus, Gangsters, Role-switching

Tagline: He's making the world safe for insanity.

Plot: Dan Aykroyd stars in this comedy about a nerdy professor masquerading as a mobster. Professor Clifford Skridlow teaches a course called "Chivalry in Literature" at a Midwestern college. When he is asked to come to the rescue of four call girls who are being threatened by Chicago's most ruthless mob boss, Skridlow decides to practice what he teaches. Disguised as high-rolling gangster "Dr. Detroit," the shy academic is introduced to a world of wicked pleasures.

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 Directed by
Michael Pressman
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 Written by
Bruce Jay Friedman
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Carl Gottlieb
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Dan Aykroyd
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Donna Dixon
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Fran Drescher
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Nan Martin
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Howard Hesseman
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Lydia Lei
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T.K. Carter
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 Music By
Lalo Schifrin
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