The Last Detail

The Last Detail

  • 1973
  • R
  • 103 min
  • USA
  • comedy, drama

Two Navy men are ordered to bring a young offender to prison but decide to show him one last good time along the way.

Director: Hal Ashby

Writer: Robert Towne

Stars: Jack Nicholson, Otis Young, Randy Quaid, Clifton James, Carol Kane

Very profane, very funny, very '70s: Director Hal Ashby lets Jack Nicholson and the cast run loose, creating a unique dramedy that's far out to sea.

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  • Hal Ashby
    Hal Ashby
    Hal Ashby was an American film director and editor associated with the New Hollywood wave of filmmaking. Before his career as a director Ashby edited films for Norman Jewison, notably The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (1966), which earned Ashby an Oscar nomination for Best Editing, and In the Heat of the Night (1967), which earned him his only Oscar for the same...

Main Cast


Tagline: What's the Last Detail? 200 beers and a lot of laughs.

Motion Picture Rating: R

Genres: comedy, drama

Keywords: taxi, sailor, road movie


Producer: Charles Mulvehill, Gerald Ayres

Editor: Robert C. Jones

Casting: Lynn Stalmaster

Director of photography: Michael Chapman

Costume design: Theodore R. Parvin

Production design: Michael D. Haller

Details and Technical Specs

Runtime: 103 min

Country: USA

Language: English

Sound Mix: Mono

Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1

Color: Color (Metrocolor)