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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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Charles Barkley, Bill Laimbeer:  re-enacting their infamous on-court brawl. See more »

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During Dead Meat's funeral, the Admiral pulls a revolver out of his waist band. After ducking behind the casket, he begins shooting with a semi automatic pistol. See more »

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Topper Harley: Mrs. Thompson, I know you must hate me right now but there's something I want you to have. I've been putting a little away for the past ten years. It's not much. 2500. I wish I could do more.
Mrs. Mary 'Dead Meat' Thompson: Why, Topper. That's so sweet. Why, with the three million that I won on this Lucky Lotto ticket, I can take this 2500 and just blow it all on hats.
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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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