105 mins PG Dick Tracy | 1990 Crime, Adaptation A live action version of the popular comic strip. 105 mins PG Director: Warren Beatty, Richard Marks | 2 more credits » Writers: Jim Cash, Jack Epps Jr., Chester Gould | 1 more credits » Stars: Warren Beatty, Charlie Korsmo, Glenne Headly | See full cast & crew » Awards: 3 Oscar wins. Another 2 wins & 11 nominations | full awards » Jump to Related Articles Photos Cast & Crew 16Awards Synopsis Cast Warren Beatty ... Dick Tracy Actor Charlie Korsmo ... Kid Actor Glenne Headly ... Tess Trueheart Actor Madonna ... Breathless Mahoney Actor Al Pacino ... Big Boy Caprice Actor Dustin Hoffman ... Mumbles Actor William Forsythe ... Flattop Actor Charles Durning ... Chief Brandon Actor Mandy Patinkin ... 88 Keys Actor Paul Sorvino ... Lips Manlis Actor James Caan ... Spaldoni Actor Dick Van Dyke ... District Attorney Fletcher Actor Full Cast & Crew Director Warren Beatty Director Full Cast & Crew Writers Jim Cash Screenplay Jack Epps Jr. Screenplay Full Cast & Crew Company Chandler Group Production Company Cinema Research Corporation Production Company Decker Company Production Company International Sportsmedicine Institute Production Company Mulholland Productions Production Company Prep/Shoot/Post Production Company Full Cast & Crew Synopsis Based on the famed detective hero of the comics, the story finds Dick Tracy in 1938 Chicago attempting to stop the crime spree of Big Boy Caprice.