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Detective School Dropouts (1986)

PG | | Comedy | 8 August 1986 (USA)
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
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Bruno Falcone
Ennio Antonelli ...
Little Ricky
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Caterina
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Don Lombardi
Alberto Farnese ...
Don Falcone
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Don Zanetti
Franco Angrisano ...
Uncle Baba
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Mario Zanetti
Loris Bazzocchi ...
Fredo
Lewis E. Ciannelli ...
Embassy Official (as Lewis Ciannelli)
Geoffrey Copleston ...
Mr. Hamelfarm
Andrea Coppola ...
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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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Goofs

Obvious stunt doubles for Paul and Catherina when they jump their ski boat over a barge in the river. See more »

Quotes

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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Great Movie!
10 March 2002 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

My family watches this movie every Christmas. It was one of those unkown movies my family started watching one day that just hit our funny bones. The shtick is great. The Japanese passport mix-up is the funniest gag. Also, the soundtrack is so zany that it catches your attention.


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