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When call-girl Della gets caught in the middle of a drug bust at a hotel where she was meeting a trick, she is held hostage by a robber that busted in on the drug agents and the drug ... See full summary »

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Pitts
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Wieser
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Miss Barley
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Victor
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Lindy
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When call-girl Della gets caught in the middle of a drug bust at a hotel where she was meeting a trick, she is held hostage by a robber that busted in on the drug agents and the drug dealers. She gets rescued by vice cop Church who is accused of staging the aborted bust. Ex-ballplayer turned drug dealer Roger is in tight with corrupt vice cops and their superiors And the fireworks start popping. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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15 January 1988 (USA)  »

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Assistance à femme en danger  »

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$295,000 (USA)
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Many of the European distributors for the film tried to sell the film as a buddy comedy, similar to the highly successful Lethal Weapon (1987). In fact, one ad for Italy described the film as "This year's Lethal Weapon (1987)!". See more »

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Great fun for Liza fans
22 September 1999 | by (New York, New York) – See all my reviews

Didja know that, contrary to popular belief (and the Razzies), Liza-with-a-Z actually received rave reviews from Variety and the NEW YORK TIMES (!) for her performance in this otherwise utterly ordinary cop thriller. She's actually very funny in it, and Reynolds has his moments as well. There is an absolutely hysterical scene near the beginning with Burt as a security guard disguised as Santa in a department store, bantering with his new boss, an overly officious matron yammering about his failure to scrutinize his "policy manual."


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