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A womanizing CIA agent and an insecure insurance agent are paired together to make sure a deal goes through with aliens for the future of mankind.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Nick Pirandello
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Bob Wilson
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Mom Pirandello
Bill Morey ...
Millard Cunard
Isa Jank ...
Dolly (as Isa Andersen)
Gail Barle ...
Sherry
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Bradshaw
Matthew Brooks ...
Bob Wilson, Jr.
Mariah Dobson ...
Heather Wilson
Stephen Corvin ...
Russian Agent
Charles Walker ...
Mahoney
Dyanne Thorne ...
Dad Pirandello
Don Dolan ...
Ufoe
Mary E. Thompson ...
Elderly Woman
Suzee Slater ...
Woman in Bed
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Storyline

Jim Belushi plays a super-competent secret agent on the trail of Russian thugs. John Ritter plays a milquetoast dad who gets mixed up in the caper. The story follows their adventures over the course of a week, in which Ritter develops some guts and Belushi gets in touch with his sensitive side. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Nick likes machine guns and dobermans. Bob likes squirt guns and pussy cats. Two real men with absolutely nothing in common... except the future of mankind. See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 September 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Agentit asialla  »

Box Office

Gross:

$873,903 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Whenever Nick James Belushi shoots he kills his target with one shot. After he falls in love he doesn't kill anyone the rest of the film. When he shoots at that point he only hits trees. See more »

Goofs

When Nick and Bob are talking in the garage, Nick is moving around while his reflection in the window behind Bob is staying still. See more »

Quotes

Nick: [Nick meets Bob for the first time, after having surprised him while hiding in Bob's garage] That was good. That thing with the cabinets? It was terrific... Nick Pirandello, CIA. And you're Bob Wilson, right? You know, while I was looking around for something to work with - I hope you don't mind me using some of your stuff - anyway, I came across the letters you wrote to your wife before you were married. You're beautiful, Bob. Some of the sentiments blew me away. One question, though: what was ...
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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A harmless comedy that's truly funny
19 May 2000 | by (b'ville nj) – See all my reviews

I really like this film. It has a simple charm to it that wins you over. I remember the night I watched it - pouring rain like crazy, feeling bummed, and then this came on tv. It picked me right up, out of my low spirits, and what would have been a boring evening at home turned into some real laughs. I haven't forgotten that, and I won't forget "real men". It's really a sweet, funny film.


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