Dick Tracy (1990) Movie poster and comic book cover compared.

Dick Tracy

Warren Beatty, 1990

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Dick Tracy
Chester Gould, 1931

Dick Tracy is a movie directed by Warren Beatty in 1990 and based on the characters from the comic book of the same name by Chester Gould, first published in 1931. The movie features Warren Beatty, Charlie Korsmo, Al Pacino, Madonna, Glenne Headly, William Forsythe, and others.

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“The comic book is better than the movie”

But the movie is worth watching.

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Dick Tracy (1990)
Book by Max Allan Collins

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RATING

6.1

/ 10

Movie Poster: Dick Tracy (Warren Beatty, 1990)

8.1

/ 10

Comic Book Cover: Dick Tracy (Chester Gould, 1931)

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Storyline

At an illegal card game, a young street urchin witnesses the massacre of a group of mobsters at the hands of Flattop and Itchy, two of the hoods on the payroll of Alphonse Big Boy Caprice. After Lips is reported missing, Tracy interrogates his three hired guns Flattop, Itchy, and Mumbles, then goes to the club to arrest Big Boy for Lips’ murder.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Dick Tracy, the 1990 movie by Warren Beatty

Year

1990

Minutes

105

Movie Rate

6.10

Source: IMDb

Movie

Dick Tracy

Country: USA

Year: 1990

Length: 1h45m

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Cover of Dick Tracy, the 1931 book by Chester Gould

Year

1931

Pages

291

Book Rate

8.14

S: Goodreads

Comic Book

Dick Tracy

Country: USA

First published in: 1931

Length: 291 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Poster of Dick Tracy, the 1990 movie by Warren Beatty

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Cover of Dick Tracy, the 1931 book by Chester Gould

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Poster of Dick Tracy, the 1990 movie by Warren Beatty

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2 votes

comic book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Dick Tracy, the 1931 book by Chester Gould

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7 votes

3 votes

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