A fired cop and useless lawyer sign up as security guards and find they've joined a corrupt union.

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Michael Carlino
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Clyde Klepper
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Sergeant Rizzo
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Mel Nedler
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Cappy
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Butcher
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Raisin
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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

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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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15 August 1986 (USA)  »

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Armados y peligrosos  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$15,945,534 (USA)
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Trivia

Originally conceived as a vehicle for John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd before Belushi's death. See more »

Goofs

When the car rolls over at the end of the movie, the roll cage added to the car for the safety of the stunt men can be seen. See more »

Quotes

Maggie Cavanaugh: Just remember, when you pull the trigger, the bullets come out going very, very fast. So make sure to keep the weapon pointing away from you. Now that's about it. You are now armed... guards. God help us all.
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Features The Caine Mutiny (1954) See more »

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SHAKE IT UP
Composed and Produced by Michael Melvoin
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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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