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Crime Busters (1977)
"I due superpiedi quasi piatti" (original title)

 -  Action | Comedy | Adventure  -  June 1979 (USA)
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An attempted robbery turns to be an unexpected recruitment when two unemployed men mistakenly break into a police office instead of a store.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Matt Kirby
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Wilbur Walsh
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Capt. McBride
Luciano Catenacci ...
Fred 'Curly' Cline
Ezio Marano ...
Bloodsucker
Luciano Rossi ...
Geronimo
Luigi Casellato ...
Drugstore owner
Edy Biagetti ...
Lieutenant Governor
Jill Flanter ...
Countess Galina Kochilova
April Clough ...
Angie Crawford
Riccardo Pizzuti ...
Fred's henchman
Giancarlo Bastianoni
Claudio Ruffini
Roberto Messina
Rocco Lerro
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Storyline

Through an improbable series of events and an impossibly bungled supermarket hold-up, down on their luck con men Matt and Wilbur find themselves working with the Miami police force. As they patrol the streets of the city, their main job becomes trying to break the hold of the city's street gangs, including one group of teens in old movie-gangster style clothes, led by a kid named Geronimo who dresses in full Indian warrior regalia. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Hill and Spencer! They're a pair of car-crashing, womanizing, rough-housing loudmouths... and they're the good guys!


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June 1979 (USA)  »

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Crime Busters  »

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One of a number of Terence Hill / Bud Spencer movies set in Miami, Florida. The films include Go For It (Go for It (1983)), Crime Busters (Crime Busters (1977)), Super Fuzz aka Super Snooper (Super Fuzz (1980)) and Trinity: Good Guys and Bad Guys (1985). See more »

Goofs

When Wilbur is whacking the gang on the dock, the red car is under the sunlight. Then when a guy jumps on hood to hit him, the car is in the shadow like one hour or more has been passed. Then after a few seconds the car is again exposed to the sunlight. See more »

Quotes

Matt Kirby: You know buddy, we've got a lot in common... I'm Matt Kirby.
Wilbur Walsh: And I'm not.
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Referenced in La balance (1982) See more »

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Punch them and wish good luck
11 January 2006 | by (Seinäjoki, Finland) – See all my reviews

The absolutely best thing in this film is that it does not ask you much to enjoy it. Only excuse you have to make is that it contains unrealistic fist fighting and the film is therefore pretty violent though nobody gets hurt. It's like grown up men pretending to be again ten year old boys.

The film does not contain dull moments: Bud Spencer never smiles nor frowns even if the baddies punch him and Terence Hill has always that trademark boyish grim on his face. Quite unrealistic is that the heroes "accidentally" join police force and beat the bad guys with ridiculous tricks, but you can't consider anything too critically as you'd only lose the true essence of this hilarious comedy. If you have never before watched Spencer & Hill films this is a good one to start with.


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