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Feds (1988)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  28 October 1988 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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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
Raymond Singer ...
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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28 October 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Las locas federales  »

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$3,838,793 (USA)
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The box that Zuckerman packs when about to quit the FBI. See more »

Quotes

Elizabeth "Ellie" De Witt: Brent? He's been trained for this since he was a sperm.
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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 »

Soundtracks

LOVE KILLS
Performed by Circle Jerks (as The Circle Jerks)
Composed by Keith Clark, Zander Schloss, Keith Morris and Greg Hetson
Courtesy of MCA Records
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Not too brainy, but fun
10 June 2002 | by (Pittsburgh, PA) – See all my reviews

Feds is not a cerebral type of film by any standard, but is still a lot of fun to watch. The two female agents in training complement each other well - one is in great physical shape but not the studying type, the other is a bookworm with no athletic skills, and they end up helping each other through training. Despite the possible premise, this film does not come across as a vehicle for feminism or political correctness; the male agents are not portrayed as bumbling or dumb, and the two women are by no means the perfect trainees, and in fact they realize they were signed up just because the FBI needed some female trainees. Though the plot may have some holes and it's obvious it was filmed no where near Washington, it's a funny movie and worth seeing.


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