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Hot Shots! (1991)

 -  Comedy  -  31 July 1991 (USA)
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Parody of "Top Gun" 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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31 July 1991 (USA)  »

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Hot Shots: An Important Movie!  »

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$26,000,000 (estimated)

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$69,467,617 (USA)
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The planes used were Folland Fo-145 Gnats, a British fighter/trainer used by the RAF's Red Arrows aerobatics team until 1979. See more »

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When Harley does his stunt on his bike and Ramada does the stunt on the tree you can see the gymnastics bar briefly behind the branch See more »

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Admiral Benson: [while standing on top of the aircraft carrier, his cap blew off and landed in the ocean] Holy Cow! My cap blew off! Swing her round. We'll pick it up.
Officer: But, sir, we're on the mission.
Admiral Benson: Good thinking. We'll pick it up on the way back. We gotta mark the spot, though. Put Robinowitz in a life raft. Have him row in circles until we return.
Officer: It could be days.
Admiral Benson: Then put some food in the life raft, for god's sake, man. Do I have to think of everything? We'll tape his favorite shows, he won't miss anything.
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One of the best comedies of all time!!!!!!!!!!
7 April 2003 | by (pembroke,massachusetts.) – See all my reviews

"Hot shots!" is a great movie. It will keep you laughing from the begining to the end. It has some really unusual gags thrown in gratuitously, making it crazier and funnier by the minute. I highly recommend this comedy to all every one, and I guarantee that you will not be disappointed in this one!!!!!!!! and hey, don't over-look the sequel!!!!!! I give this excellent comedy 4.5 stars out of 5.


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