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Hot Stuff (1979)

Three cops try to set up a sting by establishing their own Fencing operation. They have less than complete support from above and as they begin mingling more and more with the underworld ... See full summary »

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Three cops try to set up a sting by establishing their own Fencing operation. They have less than complete support from above and as they begin mingling more and more with the underworld elements decide to finance the operation through re-selling some of the proceeds. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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police | stolen goods | pawnshop | scam | See All (4) »

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You can't turn this mob over to the cops. They are the cops.

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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4 January 1980 (Portugal)  »

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The Best Bust of All  »

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Trivia

The true to life story of how police officers and law enforcement agencies were going undercover as fences in order to catch crooks had become a popular high concept for motion picture development in the year of 1976 according to various show-business trade papers and this picture's production notes. See more »

Goofs

When the 78 or 79 Trans am explodes, it is replaced with a early model Camaro 70 to 73 for the destroyed car. See more »

Quotes

Man with Cigars: [Puts his arm around Ramon who is a foot shorter than him] Well I like you. Tomorrow at noon, you may climb me.
Ernie: [laughing] Come on. He ain't that short.
Man with Cigars: Oh yeah? Well then how come he spent last month dangling from my car mirror?
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Referenced in Police Academy 6: City Under Siege (1989) See more »

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Also Sprach Zarathustra
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Music by Richard Strauss
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FINALLY out on DVD!!!
3 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a funny movie. It was way too long in coming to DVD. I bought it for my sons and brother for Christmas. We worn out the VHS copy.

The ensemble cast is excellent. Each character has its unique personality. Very well acted, and it looks like they had a lot of fun making this. Sadly most every one of the main characters are gone now.

It does have the repertoire company of Burt Reynolds, but I think it is a better film with this cast then if Burt had taken the lead.

I wish Dom DeLuise had made more films. He became more interested in cooking later in life. He was a very funny man. I used to love him on Johnny Carson.

Please take the time to seek out this movie. You'll enjoy it!


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