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Director:
Writers:
Enzo Barboni (screenplay)
Enzo Barboni (story)
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Release Date:
June 1979 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Hill and Spencer! They're a pair of car-crashing, womanizing, rough-housing loudmouths... and they're the good guys!
Plot:
An attempted robbery turns to be an unexpected recruitment when two unemployed men mistakenly break into a police office instead of a store. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
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Hill and Spencer again , now as policemen in the sunny Florida See more (14 total) »

Cast

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Terence Hill ... Matt Kirby

Bud Spencer ... Wilbur Walsh

David Huddleston ... 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
Roberto Dell'Acqua (as Roberto Del Acqua)
Giovanni Ukmar
Duilio Olmi
Laura Gemser ... Susy Lee
Emilio Delle Piane ... Pierre, Fred's waiter
Giovanni Cianfriglia
Fortunato Arena
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ottaviano Dell'Acqua ... Geronimo' s Man
William Conroy ... Man (uncredited)
Alex Edlin ... Puncher in Football Stadium (uncredited)
Jay W. Jensen ... Man (uncredited)
Osiride Pevarello ... Circus Man (uncredited)
Pietro Torrisi ... Fred's henchman (uncredited)

Directed by
Enzo Barboni  (as E.B. Clucher)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Enzo Barboni  screenplay (as E.B. Clutcher)
Enzo Barboni  story (as E.B. Clutcher)

Produced by
Vittorio Galiano .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Guido De Angelis 
Maurizio De Angelis 
 
Cinematography by
Claudio Cirillo 
 
Film Editing by
Eugenio Alabiso 
 
Production Design by
Enzo Bulgarelli 
 
Costume Design by
Luciano Sagoni 
 
Makeup Department
Fausto De Lisio .... hair stylist
Luciano Giustini .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Vittorio Galiano .... production manager
Maurizio Pastrovich .... production manager
Marcello Torri .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Victor Tourjansky .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Angelo Amatulli .... boom operator
Italo Cameracanna .... foley artist
Italo Cameracanna .... sound effects editor
Bruno Zanoli .... sound
 
Stunts
Jay Amor .... stunt performer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Oddone Bernardini .... camera operator
Angelo Pennoni .... still photographer
Maurizio Zampagni .... assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Maria Russo .... seamstress
 
Editorial Department
Marcello Cannone .... assistant editor
Mario D'Ambrosio .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Dandylion .... composer: song "Angel and Beans"
Bud Spencer .... composer: song "Angel and Beans" (as Carlo Pedersoli)
 
Other crew
Lamberto Andreani .... production secretary
Achille Petroni .... administrator
Maria Luisa Rosen .... script supervisor
Giorgio Ubaldi .... master of arms
Pino Locchi .... voice dubbing: Terence Hill (uncredited)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"I due superpiedi quasi piatti" - Italy (original title)
"Trinity: In Trouble Again" - USA
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Runtime:
115 min | USA:98 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Finland:K-16 | France:U | Iceland:L | Netherlands:12 (orginal rating) | Norway:11 (DVD rating) | Norway:16 (1978) | Sweden:15 | UK:PG (cut) | USA:PG | West Germany:12
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Trivia:
The car number of the cop car belonging to Terence Hill and Bud Spencer was Car No. #11 but this was their police vehicle only because they had crashed Car No. #33.See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: Rotor blades of the helicopter flying the cameraman are clearly visible in some of the opening shots.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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10 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Hill and Spencer again , now as policemen in the sunny Florida, 26 December 2005
Author: ma-cortes

This is an enjoyable entertaining juvenile for Terence Hill and Bud Spencer buffs , as they are delightful . Our friends (Hill and Spencer) , now sea-workers but without employment decide to carry a hold up , but they finish attempting to heist a precinct . It goes wrong and then they enlist as policemen under orders to a stiff police chief (David Huddleston). Meanwhile , they will confront a gangster and help a gorgeous Oriental girl (Laura Gemser).

This fun picture packs action , fist-play , slapdash , humor with tongue-and-cheek and is quite amusing . This entertaining , engaging movie is crammed with chases , fist-fights , punches , kicks, slapstick , overwhelming stunt-work and lots of humor . The film isn't always good , sometimes is fresh and diverting and on a couple of memorable occasions , it's frankly delicious . The formula of Spaghetti western with humor as ¨they call me Trinity¨ and ¨Trinity is is still my name¨ ,one time run out is transfered other sub-genres as far adventures , action or police-action . Thus , the comedy and laughters are varied and the chuckles are based on diverse personalities and physical differences of the starring . Terence Hill is likable , hilarious and agreeable ; Bud Spencer is his bouncing , muscular pal and although he's always angry he has nice feeling . The comedy is narrated through numerous struggles developed in a Bar (where Hill simulates to be a cripple and Spencer a deaf-mute) , at a Stadium and a Bowl . Fights are light by means of punch and bound and leaps , neither blood , no gore . The plot is plain and simple although sometimes is absurd and ridiculous but has its moments here and there . Plus , there appears the attractive Laura Gemser (Black Enmmanuel) .

This movie along with ¨Miami Supercops¨ and ¨Superfuzz¨ belongs to the trilogy which both of them made in Miami as policemen and directed by brothers Sergio and Bruno Corbucci ; besides the score music was composed by Guido and Mauricio de Angelis and the Bionda . The motion picture was regularly directed by Enzo Barboni or E.B.Clucher , the same of Trinity series . Clucher was a notorious cameraman including classic Spaghetti Western (Django , Goobye Texas , Hellbenders), but with the hit of ¨Trinity is my name¨ left it and turned to film-making, and directed the following ¨Trinity is still my name¨ and the third outing ¨Trinity and Bambino, the legend lives on¨; plus , other Hill and Spencer vehicles . Rating : average but entertaining.

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