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Armed and Dangerous (1986)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 15 August 1986 (USA)
A fired cop and useless lawyer sign up as security guards and find they've joined a corrupt union.

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Cast

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Michael Carlino
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Captain Clarence O'Connell
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Anthony Lazarus
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Clyde Klepper
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Kokolovitch
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Mel Nedler
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Storyline

Frank Dooley (John Candy) , a cop wrongly sacked for corruption, teams up with a useless defense lawyer named Herman Kane (Eugene Levy) in their new careers... as security guards. When the two are made fall guys for a robbery at a location they are guarding, the pair begin to investigate corruption within the company and their union. They soon make enemies of everyone, but can the unlikely duo save the day ? Written by Rob Hartill

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Taglines:

Undercover. Overdressed. And keeping you safe from the scum of the earth

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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15 August 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Armados y peligrosos  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$15,945,534
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

John Carpenter was originally offered the chance of directing, but turned it down. See more »

Goofs

[36:07]After Frank Dooley and Norman Kane interrogate Bruno at the gym, on their way out, Dooley has an enormous sweat stain on his shirt; the camera goes to the staff member (Teagan Clive), and then back to a sweat-less Candy. See more »

Quotes

[Frank and Norman are hiding in a overheated steam room]
Norman Kane: "Let's hide in the steam room." Great plan, Frank! It's a good thing we didn't hide in the barbecue pit because Carlino would have had a sudden craving for ribs!
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Connections

Referenced in What's New, Scooby-Doo?: Farmed and Dangerous (2005) See more »

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OUR THING
Composed and Produced by Michael Melvoin
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John Candy's 2nd funniest movie!!
2 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie for the first time last month, and im still laughing about it!! This movie has some of the funniest parts ever in it. This movie isnt as funny as Planes, Trains, and Automobiles, but it's pretty darn close!! If you liked Planes, Trains, and Automobiles, you should definately check this one out.


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