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Keaton's Cop (1990)

R | | Crime | 9 March 1990 (USA)
Ex-mobster Keaton, now living in a retirement home, narrowly misses being the target of a mob hit. Policemen Jake, an old friend of Keaton's, and Gable, a violent cop who takes an immediate... See full summary »

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Mike Gable
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Louis Keaton
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Jake
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Susan
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Detective. Ed Hayes
June Wilkinson ...
Sandra Channing / Big Mama
Robert Hilliard ...
Lt. Spencer
Denise Kerwin ...
Julie
Talbot Perry Simons ...
Al - Hitman
George A. Simonelli ...
Rick Dante
Fredrica Duke ...
Marsha Gable
Clinton Austin Shirley ...
Jimmy Gable (as Clinton 'Austin' Shirley)
Louise Melilli ...
Receptionist (as Louise Mililli)
Richard L. Duran ...
Officer Diaz (as Richard Duran)
Robert Foster ...
Woody Clark
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Ex-mobster Keaton, now living in a retirement home, narrowly misses being the target of a mob hit. Policemen Jake, an old friend of Keaton's, and Gable, a violent cop who takes an immediate disliking to the aging gangster are called in to keep Keaton safe as well as investigate the hit. There is a turn of events though when Jake is killed by the hit-men...Gable and Keaton are forced to get along while they search for whoever killed their friend and partner. Adding to the challenge, they only have 48 hours to solve this case on their own! Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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One of the best "terrible" movies ever made!
31 July 2003 | by (Worthing, England) – See all my reviews

If you are about to die very soon, make sure you see this film and it will send you to your death bed with a huge smile on your face. This film is soooo bad beyond belief, it makes for a great film to watch with your mates at home with a few beers. Every cop/buddy movie cliche' is pulled out the hat. You've heard of Police Squad, well this is truly "Geriatric Squad". The main cast of old stooges combined age must be close to 4 digits. Anyway, the plot focuses on Lee Majors looking after a guy (Keaton, played by Abe Vigoda) at a nursing home after a messed up assassination attempt. I mean this hitman walks through this nursing home calmly, not looking like a hitman at all (moustache, sunglasses, blue suit, and a package under his arm

  • for crying out loud!). Before this, Lee Majors character is introduced


as a burnt out, on-the-edge veteran cop who like to throw people out of windows
  • the police captain refers to him throwing people out of windows at


least 7 or 8 times throughout the movie. Don Rickles is the ill-fated partner. As the credits roll at the start, the script writers were on hot form writing a conversation for these two to have in their car! Standout scenes include the p*ssing in the alleyway conversation scene between Majors and Rickles - what a way to get the plot moving boys - and the scene at the docks where the police badge on Major's blazer magically disappears and re-appears. Fantastic! There are also some really evil bad guys on the loose, who are gay and listen to heavy metal music in their convertible ("Wild in the Streets......"). Oh, and the love interest - a girl young enough to be Lee Major's daughter from the nursing home - helps Lee face his demons and get over the death of his partner etc etc. There is an amusing romantic run along the beach followed by a shower scene as the two get naked and Lee tries so hard to suck in his paunch. Yes, Lee gets over his partners death quite easily. Takes about 2 minutes actually and then is never mentioned again. Gunfights and car chases follow (to classic hillbilly getaway music) and the climax of the 1hr car chase made me spit out my beer with laughter. So if you are a fan of seriously bad movies.......don't dare miss this one!!!


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