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Cast

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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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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 »

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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: To sailor- you, i want to talk to you.
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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 »

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References Gilligan's Island (1964) See more »

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SPECIAL KINDA LOVIN'
Performed by Roy Gaines and Barry Goldberg
Composed by Barry Goldberg
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Satisfyingly Hilarious
7 February 2000 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

I love this movie. I own this movie. I watch this movie whenever I need a quick pick-me-up. Rebecca DeMornay and Mary Gross play off of each other so well (Rebecca's the "straight-man" and Mary's the comic relief.) The girls are trainees in the FBI Academy--chosen because of their gender rather than their skills. Ellie (Rebecca)is the ex-marine who has no trouble with the physical requirements but can't do the academics. Janice (Mary) is the multi-degreed academic standout who can't pass the physical tests. Teamed up as roommates, they are forced to work together so both can realize the dream of becoming a Special Agent. Good clean fun for the whole family. Enjoy!


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