"The Big Easy" quotes

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A corrupt lieutenant in the homicide division is threatened by the righteous DA while trying to solve a string of mysterious murders.

Director: Jim McBride
Writer: Daniel Petrie Jr., Jack Baran, Jim McBride
Production: N/A
Genre: comedy, crime, drama
Year: 1986
MetaScore: 77/100
ImdbRating: 6.5
BoxOffice: $17,685,307
Released: 21 Aug 1987
Awards: 4 wins & 5 nominations

12 Clips

Cast

Remy McSwain - Dennis Quaid
Anne Osborne - Ellen Barkin
Jack Kellom - Ned Beatty
Det. Andre DeSoto - John Goodman
Ed Dodge - Ebbe Roe Smith
Bobby McSwain - Tom O'Brien
Lamar Parmentel - Charles Ludlam
Vinnie 'The Cannon' DiMotti - Marc Lawrence
Daddy Mention - Solomon Burke
Chef Paul - Gailard Sartain
Freddie Angelo - Jim Chimento
Patrolman - Edward Saint Pe'
'Silky' Foster - Robert Lesser
Hostess - Cheryl Starbuck
Mugging victim - Margie O'Dair
Mugger #1 - Arden Lo
Mugger #2 - Rickey Pierre
Man in car - Nick Krieger
Car vandal #1 - Gary Anthony Sturgis
Car vandal #2 - Byron Nora
Forensic #1 - Archie Sampier
Sgt. Duvivier - Jeff Hollis
Sgt. Guerra - Joy N. Houck Jr.
Dewey Piersall - Steve Broussard
George Joel - Eliott Keener
Internal Affairs Cop #1 - August Krinke
Internal Affairs Cop #2 - John Schluter
Internal Affairs Cop #3 - Zephirin Hymel IV
Waiter - Jack Harris
Maitre d' - George Dureau
First Young Lawyer - Patrick Frederic
Second Young Lawyer - Lane Trippe
Hugh Dowling - Nik Hagler
Bailiff - Don Lutenbacher
Judge - Carol Sutton
Magnet Salesman - Peter Gabb
Judge - Jim Garrison
Uncle Sos - Dave Petitjean
Justin - Buddy Quaid
Cousin Terry - Dennis Curren
Rodney - Rico Wheat
Desk Sergeant - Robert Kearney
Garage Dispatcher - Joe Catalanotto
Band Leader in Tipitina's Restaurant - Terrance Simien
Guitarist in Tipitina's Restaurant - Gene Chambers
Bassist in Tipitina's Restaurant - Popp Esprite
Scrubboardist in Tipitina's Restaurant - Earl Sally
Drummer & Percussionist in Tipitina's Restaurant - Rudy Chambers
Courtroom Bailiff - Phillip V. Caruso
Rhythm Guitarist in Tipitina's Restaurant - Duane Delco