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Feds (1988)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime | 28 October 1988 (USA)
Ellie DeWitt and Janis Zuckermann are admitted to the very strict FBI Training Academy. They get a hard course, in which they learn to deal with guns and to recognise crimes. They also get ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Elizabeth 'Ellie' De Witt
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Janis Zuckerman
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Brent Shepard
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Bill Bilecki
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Howard Butz
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George Hupperman
James Luisi ...
Sperry
Rex Ryon ...
Parker
Norman Bernard ...
Bickerstaff
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Willy
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Duane
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Senior Agent
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Sailor
Bradley Weissman ...
Graham
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Louie
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Ellie DeWitt and Janis Zuckermann are admitted to the very strict FBI Training Academy. They get a hard course, in which they learn to deal with guns and to recognise crimes. They also get a physical training. It appears that Ellie is a real fighting- machine, in contrast with Janis, the great student. They have to help each other, 'cause only when they pass all the tests, they are allowed to join the FBI... Written by Tony Kessen <rhkessen@cs.vu.nl>

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Sleep tight America. These women carry guns.

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Comedy | Crime

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Release Date:

28 October 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Las locas federales  »

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$3,838,793 (USA)
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Trivia

Part of a cycle of American cop comedies that got made after the box-office success of Police Academy (1984). The films include that movie's numerous sequels, Feds (1988), Recruits (1986), Off Beat (1986), Night Patrol (1984), Moving Violations (1985) and Hollywood Vice Squad (1986). See more »

Goofs

Zuckerman gets out of a car, wearing court shoes, crosses the street and enters a bar, then, when she's interrogating somebody inside the bar she's wearing different shoes. See more »

Quotes

Janis Zuckerman: [Preparing her rope for the absail down the side of the building] You don't think we're going overboard?
Elizabeth "Ellie" De Witt: Nah!
Janis Zuckerman: Nah!
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Crazy Credits

During the credits, Ellie and Janis receive their assignments as they talk with Howard about his assignment to Duluth, MN. Both get L.A. See more »

Connections

Referenced in There's Nothing Out There (1991) See more »

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DICTIONARY OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE THEME
Courtesy of Gould Publications
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We really can rest at night knowing comedy is safe with Mary Gross
5 June 2003 | by (Center to Give George W a Brain Implant) – See all my reviews

This is one of my five favorite comedy movies.

Mary Gross gives an inspired and hilarious performance as the nerdy, neophyte, near-Fed.

Rebecca De Mornay is perfect as the straight foil for Mary, and Fred Thompson did a much better job of impersonating an FBI instructor than he ever did at impersonating a Senator.

Tony Longo as the sailor in the bar was also outstanding.

It also had a great beat, and was easy to dance to. I give it an 80, Dick.


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