Kate Parks has spent the past year on tour promoting her book, an in-depth look at the attempted cover up of her husband's death in a plane crash. Now all she wants is to return home to her... See full summary »
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Wendell B. Harris Jr.,
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Lou Diamond Phillips,
Tony Costas, a brash, obnoxious, sexist and racist Detroit cop who has long since stopped following the rules, gets told that he will have to work with Inspector Fuji, a straightlaced policeman from Japan. Fuji is in Detroit searching for a Japanese engineer who has gone to America with plans for a top secret car part. The pair naturally fail to get along at first, but as the investigation continues, they almost begin to come close to tolerating each other's presence. Written by
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The movie was filmed in 1986, but was not released until 1989. See more »
Scully goes from not having a criminal record, and his own address being a P.O. Box, to having a rather long rap sheet, and his address changed to a house address. See more »
[Costas and Natsuo have broken into a suspect's house and set off the burglar alarm]
Investigator Fujitsuka Natsuo:
Isn't someone going to hear that and call the police?
Detective Tony Costas:
No, you see in this neighborhood they don't call the police, they just yell "Turn that shit off".
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The movie is worth watching if you're from Detroit or are familiar with the area, as a lot of the city's highlights are featured as scenery. It's also decent if you just have to watch Jay Leno as an actor. But there's a reason he's a show host. Pat Morita never seems confident in his role as the visiting cop. It's a little comical at first, especially if one is only familiar with his roles in the Karate Kid movies and Happy Days. Jay Leno seems overly smug as the guy who's smarter than his superiors and they resent him for it. He must have had a lot of fun driving the cars he got to in the movie. Maybe they were his own, as he is a huge auto enthusiast. It's a very clichéd cop movie that's been done dozens of times. But, no movie captures Detroit better.
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