Original Australian Daybill movie poster.The Adventures Of Ford Fairlane is a 1990 comedy film directed by Renny Harlin and written by David Arnott, James Cappe, and Daniel Waters based on a story by Arnott and Cappe. The film stars comedian Andrew Dice Clay as the title character, Ford Fairlane, a "Rock n' Roll Detective", whose beat is the music industry in Los Angeles. It also stars Priscilla Presley, Lauren Holly, Robert Englund and Ed O'Neill. True to the title character’s name, Ford drives a 1957 Ford Fairlane 500 Skyliner in the film. The film enjoyed tremendous success in post-communist Hungary. Several lines of the dubbed dialogue from the film became ingrained in the slang of Hungarian urban youth culture throughout the 90s. In Norway, after its 1992 VHS release, Ford Fairlane soon became a phenomenon. The catch phrases became hugely popular and the movie received cult status during the 90s. After huge demand from Norwegian audiences, the film was released on DVD in the early 2000s. Due to the dubbing by the popular singer, actor and comedian Pablo Carbonell it was popular in Spain.