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The Gumshoe Kid (1990)

 -  Comedy  -  February 1990 (USA)
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A young man has to take over the ruined detective agency of his father and his uncle. There are two major difficulties to manage: His uncle and his new job.

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A young man has to take over the ruined detective agency of his father and his uncle. There are two major difficulties to manage: His uncle and his new job. Written by Volker Boehm

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He Wanted Action. He Wanted Adventure. He Never Thought It Would Come In This Shape.

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An O.K. eighties movie...
9 September 2001 | by (Ljubljana, Slovenija) – See all my reviews

...but sadly, nothing more than that. For a comedy, it would sure need some laughs, and maybe the directing is not on a level, but hey,...there is one sexy scene (in the shower), which is not ordinary for this family type of comedy, and believe me, it gives that special touch to a movie, therefore you can say is O.K. ;))

4 out of 10 (thanks to shower scene)


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