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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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Clyde Klepper
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Sergeant Rizzo
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Kokolovitch
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Robert Burgos ...
Mel Nedler
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Cappy
Robert Gray ...
Butcher
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Raisin
Stacy Keach Sr. ...
Judge
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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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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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Release Date:

15 August 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Armados y peligrosos  »

Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$15,945,534 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Eugene Levy plays an attorney in this movie. There is a real life attorney named Eugene Levy. See more »

Goofs

When Lazarus and Klepper's vehicle goes through the wooden crates and flips over, you can clearly see the wooden ramp used to launch the car. See more »

Quotes

Bruno: Pay attention fat boy! It's canine control. You got it?
Frank Dooley: Daaahhh, I think so.
Bruno: Don't be a smart ass Dooley!
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Soundtracks

OYE COMO VA
Written by Tito Puente
Produced by Carl E. Jefferson and Tito Puente
Performed by Tito Puente and His Latin Ensemble
Courtesy of Concord Records
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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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