Doctor Detroit

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Doctor Detroit ★★ 1983 (R)

Ay-kroyd is funny in thin film, portraying a meek college professor who gets involved with prostitutes and the mob, under the alias “Dr. Detroit.” Aykroyd later married actress Donna Dixon, whom he worked with on this film. Features music by Devo, James Brown, and Pattie Brooks. 91m/C VHS, DVD . Dan Aykroyd, Howard Hesseman, Donna Dixon, T.K. Carter, Lynn Whitfield, Lydia Lei, Fran Drescher, Kate Murtagh, George Furth, Andrew Duggan, James Brown, Glenne Headly; D: Michael Pressman; W: Carl Gottlieb, Robert Boris; M: Lalo Schifrin.