Doctor Detroit (1983)
He's making the world safe...for insanity!
|A timid college professor, conned into posing as a flamboyant pimp, finds himself enjoying his new occupation on the streets.|
Editor's NoteAn insipid college professor becomes involved with four prostitutes after a smooth talking pimp leaves them at his apartment. The poor girls are trying to hide from the mob.
Cast & Crew
|Bruce Jay Friedman - Writer|
|Carl Gottlieb - Writer|
|Christopher Greenbury - Editor|
|King Baggot - Cinematographer|
|Lalo Schifrin - Musical Score|
|Michael Pressman - Director|
|Robert Weiss - Producer|
Plot SummaryDan 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.