‘Dick Tracy’: The Little But Important Details You Might Have Missed
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Dick Tracy (1990)
Director: Warren Beatty
Writer: Jim Cash, Jack Epps Jr.
Stars: Warren Beatty, Madonna, Al Pacino
Box Office Total: $162.7 million
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 62 percent
Currently Streaming On: HBO Max
Why I Watched It: I’ve been itching to revisit Dick Tracy for the first time in at least 20 years after it appeared on Josh Spiegel’s list of the most notable Disney movies not available on Disney+. It still hasn’t shown up there — but this week it debuted on the new HBO Max streaming service. After scrolling through all 1600+ movies available on the site — and noting that Dick Tracy turns 30 years old in a matter of days — I decided to make it the first thing I watched there. Now everywhere I look I see Tracy! Tracy Tracy! along with these additional notes:
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