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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

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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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15 August 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Armados y peligrosos  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$15,945,534 (USA)
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After Dooley and Kane interrogate Bruno at the gym, on their way out, John Candy has an enormous sweat stain on his shirt; the camera goes to the giant female receptionist, and then back to a sweat-less Candy. See more »

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Judge: Mr. Kane, you are one of the worst lawyers I've ever known.
Norman Kane: Well, then I move for a mistrial.
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Features The Caine Mutiny (1954) See more »

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Composed and Produced by Michael Melvoin
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classic!
21 April 2003 | by (Saskatoon,Canada) – See all my reviews

This is one of John Candy's funniest movies, the supporting cast is also hilarious. Sure, this is not a brilliant plot but I guarantee you will be laughing non-stop. If you are a fan of SCTV, it is a must watch. "C'mon, a little toxic waste never killed nobody"


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