In 1978, $20 million was stolen from a Detroit bank. One of the robbers was caught, one was found dead, and the third disappeared. The money was never found. Seven years later, the robber ... See full summary »
In Africa, many years ago, Slim and Tom don't like it when a German tyrant, starts selling all of the African wildlife to Canadian Zoo's! Slim and Tom must teach this guy a lesson by ... See full summary »
After a tied 1st place in a local stunt race, two drivers start a contest to decide who of them will own the prize, a dune buggy. But when a mobster destroys the car, they are determined to get it back.
The "Trinity" crew makes another modern era film. Plata and Salud are pilots ditching aircraft for insurance money. They wind up crashing for real in the jungles of South America. The plot ... See full summary »
Two missionaries (Bud Spencer and Terence Hill) come into conflict with the authorities when they turn their missionary into a parrot farm. The Bishop of Maracaibo calls them his 'black ... See full summary »
A man is living happily on an island with his family, growing bananas. When a local mobster with an eye on man's property tries to take it from him, he must go to the town for the first time to get some help.
The "Bulldozer", a former football star, is now working as a fisherman. As a group of street-people arranges a football match against the local Armybase, he is asked to be their trainer. ... See full summary »
Mason is driving a truck when he takes on his lorry Rosco a hitchhiker. Traffic police stop them for a control but they are confused for two robbers. They manage to escape in a very strange way from this situation, but just to fall in a worse one. They run to the airport trying to take the first flight available. The couple not only succeeds to have a free flight to Miami but someone give them a bag full of million dollars. Later Rosco and Mason will understand that this time they were confused for two secret agents but it is too late, now they are too deeply involved in the situation. Obviously a funny situation. Written by
(at around 1 min) The helicopter seen is a Bell 206 Jet Ranger, which is equipped with a turbo-shaft engine (a form of jet engine / gas turbine, optimized to produce shaft power, rather than jet thrust). But when the engine starts, the sound of a piston engine can be heard instead. See more »
Bud Spencer and Terence Hill try their hand at the "spy spoof" genre, with so-so results. The set-up of the story is pretty promising, with an elaborate series of events that leads to Bud & Terence being mistaken for top-class CIA agents and sent to pose as eccentric Texas millionaires at a superlux Miami hotel that is suspected to be also a hideout for criminal elements. The film is well-produced and has some unexpectedly smart surreal gags (the most memorable probably being the public restroom doubling as a transportation chamber!). Unfortunately, there are also a few too many sluggish stretches for a 105-minute movie. This is probably one of the most plot-driven Hill & Spencer films, and it has fewer fight scenes than usual, which may or may not be a good thing, depending on your preferences. The only standout in the supporting cast is the Amazonian Faith Minton, playing a henchwoman. Overall a pleasant, very watchable, but only occasionally funny film. ** out of 4.
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