Based on the Brett Halliday novel, Bodies Are Where You Find Them, this is one of this films that will keep you thoroughly entertained.
Harry (Robert Downey Jr) is a small time criminal, stealing presents for his kid for Christmas, when he accidentally auditions for a Hollywood film while hiding from the cops.
Val Kilmer and Michelle Monaghan are superb co-stars with wonderful comic timing. Director Shane Black (The Last Boy Scout, The Long Kiss Goodnight) also wrote the screenplay.
What follows is a tangled web of misdirection, misinformation and murder that would rival some of the classic Film Noirs.