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Kindergarten Cop (1990)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  21 December 1990 (USA)
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A tough cop is given his most difficult assignment ever: to masquerade as a kindergarten teacher in order to find a drug dealer.

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Storyline

John Kimble is a tough city cop who's been on the trail of drug dealer Cullen Crisp for years. He finally tracks Crisp down but it seems the only person that can testify against him is his ex-wife. The problem is she's disappeared and all Kimble knows is the name of the school in Oregon where her son attends. When things don't quite go to plan, Kimble finds he has to go undercover on his toughest assignment yet - Kindergarten teacher! Written by Col Needham <col@imdb.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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An undercover cop in a class by himself. See more »

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 December 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Un detective en el kinder  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$26,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$91,457,688 (USA)
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The poem that Kimble reads to the children before nap time is "Spring Morning" from A.A. Milne's book "When We Were Very Young", with illustrations by Ernest Shepard. See more »

Goofs

When Kimble went to arrest Crisp he had his gun pointed at him but then the mall security guards tell Kimble to drop his gun, when the first ones came in Kimble looked at them with his gun still pointed at Crisp and because of him looking away Crisp would've easily disarmed him. This is not something a professional police officer would do. See more »

Quotes

[O'Hara rushes to the airplane's restroom]
Stewardess: Is your wife okay, sir?
Detective John Kimble: Compared to what?
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The Party Starts Now!
Music by Andy Shernoff
Performed by Manitoba's Wild Kingdom
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This movie is fun!
7 June 2005 | by (Vanuatu) – See all my reviews

To the person who posted before me, I'd like to tell you to get a grip! Those big words don't mean anything to everyday people, they want the truth, not some quaffed up proposals from someone who takes things way too seriously. I suppose you're entitled to your opinion, but don't give up your day job to be a critic! Here's the lowdown: this movie is just that, a movie. It has a lot of funny characters, and it's really funny in some scenes. It's fantasy, and it gives the viewer a chance to escape. Arnold might never have gotten an Oscar for this, but this is not that kind of movie to begin with! It's about a cop who tries to find a Criminals ex wife as a witness and ends up being a Kindergarten teacher, who brings a lot of goodness to the community whilst saving the damsel in distress. It's fun to watch, and goes well with anyone who's building an Arnie collection. rent it, buy it, you'll enjoy it.


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