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Crime Busters (1977)

I due superpiedi quasi piatti (original title)
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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(as E.B. Clucher)

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(screenplay) (as E.B. Clutcher), (story) (as E.B. Clutcher)
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Cast

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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Release Date:

June 1979 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Crime Busters  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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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Connections

Spoofed in The Night Before Christmas (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Theme From Crime Busters
(uncredited)
Composed by Guido De Angelis and Maurizio De Angelis
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The best one of the Spencer/Hill legacy!
9 January 2007 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I grew up with them, here in Germqany their films are extremely popular. Now that I'm a grown-up, of course I must admit that most of their films are pretty silly, yet still they had an effect on me and influenced my preferences. This one is definitely the best one of them. Its slapstick humor is brilliant and the story is silly but absolutely hilarious. But the best thing about the film is the music. The moment you start whistling it, everybody knows exactly where it comes from. Genius! Even aspects like photography and set decoration are very convincing in this one, you find some beautiful pictures and scenes in it. So it's still a classic simple slapstick-buddy-movie, but a very special one: Their best one! It's a hell of fun to watch it!


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