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Loose Cannons (1990)

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An unconventional cop who doesn't take any bull, is paired up with an amazing detective to capture some powerful criminals but the cop soon realizes that his by the book partner has split personality disorder.

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Ellis Fielding
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MacArthur Stern
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Harry Gutterman
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Smiley
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Von Metz
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Grimmer
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Steckler
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Weskit
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White Rabbit
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Drummond
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Rachel
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Mac, the two fisted savy cop finds that he's being saddled with a new partner, a known burn out, to work with him on a new and difficult case. The new partner is, Ellis, an amazing detective, one who puts Sherlock Holmes to shame with his lightning fast deductions. Ellis has a couple of problems. He keeps assuming the personalities of entire casts of Television shows. This can be a problem when people begin shooting at them. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Gene Hackman is a cop who's lost his paitence. Dan Aykroyd is his partner who's lost his mind. See more »


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9 February 1990 (USA)  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

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$5,585,154 (USA)
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Ellis and MacArthur approach the Capital Building and go inside. The interior, however, is actually the interior of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC. See more »

Goofs

When Grimmer shoots at Ellis behind the stained glass at Grand Central Station, his gun locks as if he has fired his last round of a magazine. When the camera comes back to him, the gun is back to ready position without his cycling a magazine. See more »

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Mac: This place looks like an explosion in a dairy.
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Featured in Siskel & Ebert: The Worst Films of 1990 (1991) See more »

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Burnin' Up Over You
Performed by Yvonne Murray
Written and Produced by Paul Zaza and Yvonne Murray
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4 May 1999 | by (Columbus, Oh) – See all my reviews

I remember saying to someone recently, "It seems Gene Hackman never makes a bad movie." I looked at my Guide tonight and saw that this would be on, and I was like, cool, I wonder if this is the movie where Aykroyd does all those voices! then it came on and I was like, YEAH, this is it! Because I remember, like, 8 years ago I thought it was real funny.

Halfway through the movie tonight though, and I was like, I actually liked this movie? someone please shut Aykroyd the hell up! Hackman has done a bad movie or two I guess.

I gave this movie, like, a 2


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