Tightrope (1984)

A cop on the edge.

  • Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Crime, Horror
  • Release Date: 1984-08-17
  • User Rating: 6.0/10 from 317 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 55min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Malpaso Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Richard Tuggle
star 6.1/10
From 317 Ratings


Wes Block is a detective who's put on the case of a serial killer whose victims are young and pretty women. The murders are getting personal when the killer chooses victims who are acquaintances of Block. Even his daughters are threatened.

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  • Clint Eastwood

    as Wes Block
  • Geneviève Bujold

    as Beryl Thibodeaux
  • Dan Hedaya

    as Det. Molinari
  • Alison Eastwood

    as Amanda Block
  • Jenny Beck

    as Penny Block
  • Marco St. John

    as Leander Rolfe
  • Rebecca Perle

    as Becky Jacklin
  • Regina Richardson

    as Sarita
  • Randi Brooks

    as Jamie Cory
  • Jamie Rose

    as Melanie Silber
  • Margaret Howell

    as Judy Harper
  • Rebecca Clemons

    as Girl with Whip
  • Janet MacLachlan

    as Dr. Yarlofsky
  • Graham Paul

    as Luther
  • Bill Holliday

    as Police Chief
  • John Wilmot

    as Medical Examiner
  • Margie O'Dair

    as Mrs. Holstein
  • Joy N. Houck Jr.

    as Swap Meet Owner
  • Stuart Baker-Bergen

    as Blond Surfer
  • Donald Barber

    as Shorty
  • Robert Harvey

    as Lonesome Alice
  • Ron Gural

    as Coroner Dudley
  • Layton Martens

    as Sgt. Surtees
  • Richard Charles Boyle

    as Dr. Fitzpatrick
  • Becki Davis

    as Nurse
  • Jonathan Sachar

    as Gay Boy
  • Valerie Thibodeaux

    as Black Hooker
  • Lionel Ferbos

    as Plainclothes Gus
  • Eliott Keener

    as Sandoval
  • Cary Wilmot Alden

    as Secretary
  • David Valdes

    as Manes
  • James Borders

    as Carfagno
  • Fritz Manes

    as Valdes
  • Jonathan Shaw

    as Quono
  • Don Lutenbacher

    as Dixie President
  • G. Wood

    as Conventioneer
  • Kimberly Georgoulis

    as Sam
  • Glenda Byers

    as Lucy Davis
  • John Schluter

    as Piazza Cop
  • Nick Kreiger

    as Rannigan
  • Lloyd Nelson

    as Patrolman Restic
  • David Dahlgren

    as Patrolman Julio
  • Rod Masterson

    as Patrolman Gallo
  • Glenn Wright

    as Patrolman Redfish
  • Angela Hill

    as Woman Reporter
  • Ted Saari

    as T.V. News Technician
  • Tommy Gotti Coleman

    as Reporter (uncredited)
Production Clint Eastwood Producer
Sound Lennie Niehaus Original Music Composer
Editing Joel Cox Editor
Production Phyllis Huffman Casting
Camera Bruce Surtees Director of Photography
Sound Rick Alexander Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Gordon Davidson Sound Effects Editor
Art Ernie Bishop Set Decoration
Art Edward C. Carfagno Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Marlene D. Williams Hairstylist
Production Fritz Manes Producer
Writing Richard Tuggle Screenplay
Directing Richard Tuggle Director
Costume & Make-Up Mark Shostrom Special Effects Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Glenn Wright Costume Design
Sound Alan Robert Murray Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Les Fresholtz Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Neil Burrow Sound Effects Editor
Sound Chester Slomka Sound Effects Editor
Sound Vern Poore Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Costume & Make-Up Barbara Guedel Makeup Artist