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Hot Shots! (1991)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  31 July 1991 (USA)
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A parody of Top Gun (1986) in which a talented but unstable fighter pilot must overcome the ghosts of his father and save a mission sabotaged by greedy weapons manufacturers.

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Topper Harley, a top gun fighter pilot, is recalled to serve on the SS Essess. Topper's mission is to destroy Saddam Hussein's nuclear plants. Unfortunately, Topper is psychologically imbalanced and is sure to crack under pressure. Written by Rob Hartill

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$26,000,000 (estimated)

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$69,467,617 (USA)
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Charlie Sheen remarks before a particularly energetic fight sequence, "I learned this one from Paula Abdul." Paula Abdul was married to Charlie Sheen's brother, Emilio Estevez, at the time of the film's release. See more »

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When the ambulance is approaching Dead Meat's crash site, it's an older model Ford. When it stops by the crater, it's a Chevy. After it picks him up and starts driving again, it's back to an older model Ford, and then when it pulls into the hospital it's a Chevy again. See more »

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Ramada Thompson: What do you do with an elephant with 3 balls? Walk him and pitch to the rhino.
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One of the funniest films ever.
22 December 1998 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Hot Shots is one of the funniest films I have ever seen in my life. I laughed so much it nearly made me sick to my stomach. There's really no better proof of a great comedy than when you laugh from beginning to end. Lloyd Bridges is hilarious and Charlie Sheen is really great at these type of films. The whole cast is great. Jim Abrahams has made a modern classic in my opinion.


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