The First Deadly Sin
The First Deadly Sin (1980)

The First Deadly Sin was Frank Sinatra's final starring movie vehicle. Based on a novel by Lawrence Sanders, it casts Sinatra as Edward Delaney, a big-city detective on the verge of retirement. Beset with profound personal… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 3, 1980
DVD Release Date: May 18, 1999
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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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