The Last Detail

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

DCP Projection “Nicholson’s cigar-chomping, profanity-spouting grunt is one of the greatest incarnations of stunted machismo onscreen, and he’s brilliantly complemented by Quaid’s picture-perfect awkwardness and Young’s bracing cynicism. (Sadly, the imposing, basso-voiced actor all but vanished from movies afterward.) There’s a once-in-a-lifetime feeling to the trio’s every interaction—not only as characters but as performers—that makes the film’s casually tragic climax that much more devastating.” – Keith Uhlich, Time Out New York

Part of the series “Hal Ashby: The Seventies.” Double-bill admission at select shows – tickets purchased to the 12:45pm show of THE LAST DETAIL includes complimentary admission to the same-day 2:45pm screening of HAL. Ticketholders for the 6:45pm screening of HAL may claim a complimentary ticket to the 8:50pm screening of THE LAST DETAIL. Complimentary tickets must be claimed from the IFC Center box office. Offer is not redeemable to other days or showtimes.

  • Country USA
  • Year 1973
  • Running Time 104 minutes
  • Director Hal Ashby
  • Writer Darryl Ponicsan (novel), Robert Towne (screenplay)
  • Editor Robert C. Jones, Ken Zemke
  • Cinematographer Michael Chapman
  • Cast Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid, Otis Young