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Stakeout (1987)

R  |   |  Comedy, Thriller  |  5 August 1987 (USA)
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Two cops have to observe a woman. One of them falls in love with her.

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Chris Lecce
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Bill Reimers
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Phil Coldshank
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Jack Pismo
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Caylor Reese
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FBI Agent Lusk
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Reynaldo McGuire
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Tony Harmon
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Carol Reimers
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Jeffrey Reimers (as Kyle Woida)
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Kelly McDonald
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The film opens with a daring escape of a convict imprisoned for killing an FBI agent, then moves on to two Seattle detectives chasing a suspect who gets away, destroying a forklift in the process, these two detectives are reassigned to a stakeout, watching the girlfriend of the escaped federal prisoner. One falls in love with her, the escaped convict eventually catches up to her, with them actually, and in the midst of their getaway, the escaped convict learns that his woman's man is a cop, but the two detectives kill him, saving the day. Written by davcalla777

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5 August 1987 (USA)  »

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Dos policías al acecho  »

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$65,673,233 (USA)
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Star Billing: Richard Dreyfuss (1st), Emilio Estevez (2nd), Aidan Quinn (3rd) and Madeleine Stowe (4th). See more »

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When the police car goes over the embankment and starts to roll, you can see the crew standing underneath the bridge. They are dressed in blue and red jackets See more »

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Cashier: [looks at one of Chris's items and sort of scolds] Eating between meals.
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fun cop duo
14 February 2015 | by See all my reviews

Richard Montgomery (Aidan Quinn) makes a daring escape with the help of his cousin Caylor Reese (Ian Tracey). He killed an FBI agent and then they killed a prison guard. Chris Lecce (Richard Dreyfuss) and Bill Reimers (Emilio Estevez) are assigned to stakeout his old girlfriend Maria McGuire (Madeleine Stowe). Phil Coldshank (Dan Lauria) and Jack Pismo (Forest Whitaker) are the other two cops assigned the other half of the stakeout. She's suppose to be 313 lbs but instead, Chris starts falling for the beautiful McGuire.

This has some mildly funny moments. Estevez is solid as the happily married man. Dreyfuss is the one with the fun brash single guy. They have good chemistry together and it's mostly a good buddy cop movie. It's missing some bigger laughs. The guys are not necessarily comedians for that to work.


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