Harry Crumb is a bumbling and inept private investigator who is hired to solve the kidnapping of a young heiress which he's not expected to solve because his employer is the mastermind behind the kidnapping.
Lawrence is a rich kid with a bad accent and a large debt. After his father refuses to help him out, Lawrence escapes his angry debtors by jumping on a Peace Corp flight to Southeast Asia, ... See full summary »
In the 1860's Wild West, when a ragged bunch of misfit settlers decide they cannot stand living in their current situation, they hire a grizzled cowboy to take them on a journey back to their hometowns east.
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
Harold Ramis executive produced the film but asked to have his name removed from the producer credits because he did not like the final cut of the film. See more »
When Frank and Norman are hiding in the sex shop and looking for a way to escape, they coerce 2 patrons, a man in leather and a transvestite into the back and swap clothes with them. Frank (John Candy) comes back out in the drag outfit with inexplicably full makeup. See more »
Slim, I ain't never seen a handgun that big before.
Yeah, it's a 50 caliber. They used to use it to hunt buffalo with... up close! It's only legal in two states. And this isn't one of them.
You're somthin' else, Slim.
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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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