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Armed and Dangerous (1986)

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

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Storyline

Dooley, a cop wrongly sacked for corruption, teams up with a useless defense lawyer 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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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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Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$15,945,534 (USA)
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SOME KIND OF DAY
Written by Glen Burtnick and Bill Meyers
Produced by Maurice White and Bill Meyers
Performed by Glen Burtnick
Courtesy of A&M Records
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Classic Candy
8 August 2000 | by (Ontario) – See all my reviews

Although I'll probably take some heat from saying this, but I love this film. I grew up watching it and it gets funnier every time I see it. If you're a die hard Candy fan, you have got to see this movie. Although this isn't Candy's best film, it definitely shouldn't be overlooked.


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