The First Deadly Sin
The First Deadly Sin (1980)

Based on a novel by Lawrence Sanders, Edward Delaney (Frank Sinatra) is an aging New York City detective nearing retirement who is burdened by the severe illness of his wife, Barbara (Faye Dunaway). When a axe-wielding serial killer (David… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: May 18, 1999
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The film is decent enough, and Sinatra is easy to believe and to take in the cliched role.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

The First Deadly Sin reveals just how crucial citizens are in the solution to a crime.

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Steve Crum
Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers

Forgettable Sinatra vehicle, beneath the Chairman's talents.

Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

A atenção com os detalhes e a preocupação com o realismo, ao lado da atuação sóbria de Sinatra, colocam o filme acima de outros exemplares do gênero (mesmo trazendo um assassino desinteressante).

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