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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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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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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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Trivia

The film that Norman is watching in the warehouse is The Caine Mutiny (1954). See more »

Goofs

At the end of the movie during the semi truck chase, the truck's grill is alternately damaged/intact between shots. See more »

Quotes

[Norman wants to question the union officials about "mandatory" contributions]
Frank: Are you crazy? Look at those guys; I bet any one of them could tell you where Jimmy Hoffa is buried!
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Referenced in Charles Manson Superstar (1989) See more »

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SHE'S MY MAN
Written by Martin Degville, Tony James and Neal Whitmore
Produced by Giorgio Moroder
Performed by Sigue Sigue Sputnik
Courtesy of EMI Records, Ltd.
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John Candy's 2nd funniest movie!!
2 June 2002 | by (Greenville, NY) – 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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