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Detective School Dropouts (1986)

PG  |   |  Comedy  |  8 August 1986 (USA)
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Two bumbling private detectives get themselves hired to find a missing person. They find themselves in the middle of a mob war when it turns out that the missing person is somebody the mob wants to stay missing.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Landsberg ...
Donald Wilson
Lorin Dreyfuss ...
Paul Miller
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Carlo Lombardi
George Eastman ...
Bruno Falcone
Ennio Antonelli ...
Little Ricky
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Caterina
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Don Lombardi
Alberto Farnese ...
Don Falcone
Rik Battaglia ...
Don Zanetti
Franco Angrisano ...
Uncle Baba
Giancarlo Prete ...
Mario Zanetti
Loris Bazzocchi ...
Fredo
Lewis E. Ciannelli ...
Embassy Official (as Lewis Ciannelli)
Geoffrey Copleston ...
Mr. Hamelfarm
Andrea Coppola ...
Airport Official
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Two bumbling private detectives get themselves hired to find a missing person. They find themselves in the middle of a mob war when it turns out that the missing person is somebody the mob wants to stay missing.

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Paul Miller: You were born to be a detective!
Donald Wilson: I was?
Paul Miller: You reek of detective!
Donald Wilson: I reek?
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Greatest gum-shoe farce in history!
23 December 1999 | by (The south) – See all my reviews

This is definitely a shtick-flick. A down and out dick pins up a card at the laundramat advertising "detective lessons". You can guess the type of guy that shows up for the class. Right! A guy with no class! The two end up mixed up in international intrigue to save the kidnapped daughter of a cheese mafia baron. Excellent sight gags, a chase scene that takes us all over Italy and a hysterical running gag make this a movie a can't miss. Forget prosac, rent this movie instead!


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