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Number One with a Bullet (1987)

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A pair of detectives is assigned to investigate a murder, and discover a trail of corruption and criminal activity that leads right back to their own police department.

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Det. Barzak
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Det. Hazeltine
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Teresa Barzak
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Capt. Ferris
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Mrs. Barzak
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Malcolm
Ray Girardin ...
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Barry Sattels ...
DeCosta
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Casey (as Mykel T. Williamson)
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Bobby Sweet (as Jonathan Gries)
Richard Minchenberg ...
Lepidus
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Pogue
LaGena Hart ...
Blonde
Alex Rebar ...
Boudreau
Artie Ripp ...
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After a string of bad luck with their undercover operations, a duo of narcotics cops realizes that there must be a mole in their department, and their suspicion falls on their own captain, who never gives them a break. Nick, the hothead who's still in love with his ex-wife, is determined to prove that a local respected businessman is the head of the organization. But his pragmatic & debonair partner, Frank, agrees with the entire rest of the police force: Nick is crazy. After a forced vacation, they go a little beyond the law to bust the crime boss & find the mole. Written by Steve83

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27 February 1987 (USA)  »

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Alvos Humanos  »

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$410,952 (USA)
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James Belsuhi was originally cast as Detective Nicholas Barzak. Belushi even worked on the screenplay, but other commitments got in the way and he was replaced by Robert Carradine. Belushi received a "screenplay by" on the film. See more »

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When the airplane stops, Nick lurches forward in his seat, and the left wing is visible out the window. The angle immediately reverses to outside the plane, and both wings are totally buried in hay. See more »

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Det. Barzak: [singing Gimme Some Lovin by the Spencer Davis Group, badly, while playing a guitar in the zoo] We're so glad you made it - we're so glad you made it. Gimme some lovin'; GIMME SOME A-LOVIN'!
[an elephant trumpets]
Casey: You could make animals sick with that shit. You should cool out.
[Climbs onto a bike to leave]
Det. Hazeltine: Hey, how about that, man. You got any more room on that bicycle?
Det. Barzak: Hey, hey, hey! I been working on this a LONG time, man.
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Nuthin' I like better than a good 'MOM' joke.
9 July 2006 | by (Memphis, TN, USA) – See all my reviews

No one will ever say this was a "great film", but it's still got plenty of redeeming qualities that place it far above most of the tripe Hollywierd is pumping out these days. An endless stream of subtle but hilarious one-liners ("Man, I was just on the toilet thinking' about you. Ain't life a bitch?" and "I guess he shoulda froze." "Well, it's not like we didn't tell him."), scene setups that have been copied to death for their comic potential (like the drying-out scene), and the cliché but still fresh presentation of a classic buddy-movie. Even the annoying characters (like Mom) are somehow entertaining in their own way. It doesn't surprise me that this title is conspicuously absent from rental shelves, but I, for one, will be glad when it's finally available on DVD.

PS I still find myself quoting this movie at least once a week: "No, thanks. I'm on a low-mucous diet." :-D


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