Who's Harry Crumb?
(1989) Directed by Paul Flaherty. Harry Crumb (John Candy), a successor of a family of great detectives, works as a trainee in the agency his legendary grandparents founded. His slimy boss Eliot Draisen (Jeffrey Jones) assigns the inept young detective to find the kidnapped daughter of a multi-millionaire. The plot twist is that Draisen doesn't want the kidnappers found, for reasons of his own. While Crumb blithely bumbles along through various mishaps, Draisen tries to put the moves on the millionaire's wife (Annie Potts). [Comedy | Mystery]