Who Murdered Pete Cortex? was a mystery film. It takes place in 1985.
The movie got positive reviews.
One night, Pete Cortex is murdered in his sleep. Detective Isaac Buermo is assigned to discover who killed him. Towards the end, Isaac finds out that Pete's wife Janet murdered him in order to escape with a diamond Pete had found when digging the prior night because Pete was going to use most of the money. Isaac confronts Janet before she can escape to Nevada with her money. Isaac tries to reason with her but she doesn't listen. Janet tries to shoot Pete, but Pete quickly electrocutes her with his taser. Janet is soon arrested for life, and Isaac gets the diamond that Janet had. He decides to use it to buy a speedboat, which he proudly uses with his family every weekend.