No Clue

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No Clue
No Clue.jpg
Directed by Carl Bessai
Produced by James Brown
Brent Butt
Kirk D'Amico
Laura Lightbown
Mark Slone
Carl Bessai
Written by Brent Butt
Starring Brent Butt
Amy Smart
David Koechner
Music by Schaun Tozer
Edited by Mark Shearer
Sparrow Media
Distributed by Entertainment One
Release date
  • 5 December 2013 (2013-12-05) (Whistler)
  • 7 March 2014 (2014-03-07) (Canada)
Running time
96 minutes[1]
Country Canada
Language English

No Clue is a 2013 Canadian dark comedy film written by Brent Butt and directed by Carl Bessai, starring Butt, Amy Smart and David Koechner.


Advertising salesman Leo (Butt) unwittingly assumes the role of a private investigator to help Kyra (Smart), but becomes embroiled in a risky and ever-deepening murder mystery.[1][2]

In Canada, a woman named Kyra goes to the office of the middle-aged clumsy salesman Leo Falloon by mistake believing that he is a private detective. She hires him to help her to find her missing brother Milles Severeign and Leo is so spellbound by the blonde that he does not tell her that he is not who she is looking for. Leo decides to pose as a private detective and he gets involved in a complicated scheme of fraud by computer game corporations.[3]



No Clue was filmed in Vancouver. In July 2012[4]


The first screening of No Clue was on 5 December 2013 at the Whistler Film Festival in British Columbia. Public screenings began in Vancouver on 6 March 2014, with the general Canadian release the following day.


The movie received mixed reviews from critics. It holds a 40% score on Rotten Tomatoes based on 5 reviews. Critics praised the acting of Brent Butt, Amy Smart, and David Koechner.[4]

  1. ^ a b "No Clue". Tribute. Retrieved 2 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Brent Butt talks new movie, and returning to his comedy roots". CTV Ottawa. 30 January 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2014.
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  4. ^ a b MacPherson, Guy (29 January 2014). "Brent Butt heads home to the standup stage". Georgia Straight. Retrieved 2 February 2014.