Carl and James are two pleasant but unambitious garbage men. Carl has a telescope with which he observes his neighbors. One evening he sees a man giving a female neighbor a hard time. As ... See full summary »
Ray Tango and Gabriel Cash are narcotics detectives who, while both being extremely successful, can't stand each other. Crime Lord Yves Perret, furious at the loss of income that Tango and Cash have caused him, frames the two for murder. Caught with the murder weapon on the scene of the crime, the two have alibi. Thrown into prison with most of the criminals they helped convict, it appears that they are going to have to trust each other if they are to clear their names and catch the evil Perret. Written by
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One of several films to be turned over to editor Stuart Baird, who came onto the project as an editing "doctor" when Warner where displeased with the first cut turned in by the filmmakers. See more »
During the raid on Perret's compound, the armored SUV that Tango and Cash are riding in drives through a large explosion, during which time the driver's side front headlight goes out. In subsequent shots, the headlight is fixed and shining bright. See more »
I seriously believe that of all the macho action films of the eighties this one is probably the best\worst. Being a particular fan of this kind of movie (if only for camp value) I can really dig this one. It's fun watching and laughing at the brainless banter and stupid violence, and remembering the time when Stallone was king, and most films were made with brainless macho bodybuilder types in mind. It's so bad it's good.
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