A film by Chester M. Franklin.
Neil, a self proclaimed film geek and owner of Gumshoe video, has always been content to live vicariously through his favorite films noir. But when he meets Violet, a real-life femme fatale, his mundane world gets turned upside down and the line between reality and the movies quickly begins to blur. Will Neil step up and embrace a life full of adventure or retreat back to his comfortable couch?
Two female police detectives constantly run into obstacles due to being very small.
The twelve-year-old Emil and his father are haunted by bad luck. To take a break from a series of family disasters, Emil is allowed to spend a few days with a friend of the family, the female priest Hummel in Berlin. In the train he runs across the slick Max Grundeis who anaesthetizes Emil and steals his savings of 1500 DM. When he finally arrives in Berlin, Emil and a gang of street kids, led by the cheeky girl Pony Hütchen, try to find the gangster, who haunts the posh Hotel Adlon as a hotel thief. Meanwhile, to prevent anyone from finding out about Emil's mishap, Gypsi, a member of the gang of kids, passes himself off as Emil, thus wreaking havoc on the home of the priest.
An escaped convict is out to kill the judge who sentenced him. Two inept detectives are hired to guard the judge.
When a suspicious man bribes Emil with chocolate in return for a bundle of cash, the young lad thinks of a plan to catch him.
The stooges are carpenters who become policemen. A mysterious burglar disguised as a gorilla has the cops baffled and Mr. Dill, the head of the citizens league, threatening the police chief's job. The boys go on the case and pose as night watchmen at an antiques store. They confront the crook, who turns out to be a real gorilla owned by Dill. After defeating Dill and some other bad guys in a wild fight, the gorilla drinks some nitroglycerin and blows up.
Little Annie's father dies leaving the child in the custody of her grandmother, but without any proof, her evil stepmother confined the child to her room. Tying a note to one of her birthday balloons and sending it out the window caught the eyes of four kids and playing detectives, they were able to free Annie and solve the custody battle.
The girls of Epsilon Chi want to go on spring break but are hopelessly broke. Failing at several jobs, they finally get help from Kelly's uncle, a private detective, who gives them some cases. But no one is prepared for how these girls operate undercover and under the covers!
El and Harry are two office cleaners turned detectives who are assigned to chase a gangster, but they end up catching the husband and wife they are supposed to protect from him.
Two young men compete for the affections of a beautiful blonde.
Late one night, Billy and Kade Ruckman see their neighbor, Michael Chambers, murder a woman, but Chambers has a story all set to convince their mother Vicky, that it was just a rehearsal scene from an opera. The only ones who can help them find the body in Chambers' house before he moves and gets rid of all evidence, are their friends, Jimmy, Eddie, and J.J., who are determined to find the body before Chambers finds them.
Taiwan Comedy directed by Kevin Chu Yen-Ping and starring Eric Tsang and Stanley Fung.
The three blunders unspeakable detective thalassonoun all their affairs.
Two dumb soda jerks dream of writing radio mysteries. When they try to pitch an idea at a radio station, they end up in the middle of a real murder when the station owner is killed during a broadcast.
When Emil travels by bus to Berlin to visit his grandmother and his cousin, his money is stolen by a crook who specializes in digging tunnels. Emil must get the money back as it is for his grandmother. While following the thief, Emil runs into Gustav, an enterprising young boy who gathers up all his friends to help Emil find the money. Emil's cousin also gets involved and they get into more trouble than they bargained for when Emil's pickpocket turns out to be mixed up with a couple of notorious bank robbers.
Two bumbling bozos with detective licenses get hoodwinked by a pair of jewel-thieves.
Young Leon is new in town and wants to fit in. He tries to join a local club of self-styled sleuths called the “Mountain Bike Detective Club,” but he’s got a problem—his bike isn’t cool enough for the group and he doesn’t have enough money for a better one. That’s when a mysterious helmeted figure on a motorcycle approaches Leon with an offer to make some money, and Leon just can’t refuse.
Immediately after the Boston Marathon bombing in April 2013, amateur detectives took the Internet chat rooms to try to find the culprits, looking for details in photographs uploaded to the sites that could point to the guilt of potential suspects.