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Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992)

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A tough detective's mother comes to visit him and begins to meddle in his life and career.

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A tough detective's mother comes to visit him, and promptly starts trying to fix up his life, much to his embarrassment. For his birthday she buys him a machine gun out of the back of a van, and begins to further interfere with his job and love life, eventually helping him with a case he's on. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Detective Joe Bomowski's mom is in town for a visit. She did the laundry, washed the windows and scrubbed the floors. Now, she's gonna clean up the streets.

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Action | Comedy

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Rated PG-13 for a scene of nudity | See all certifications »

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21 February 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Arrête, ou ma mère va tirer!  »

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$28,411,210 (USA)
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Trivia

Martin Ferrero, who plays the villain Paulie, played Donald Gennaro in Jurassic Park. Richard Schiff, who plays a gun clerk, was Eddie Carr in its sequel, The Lost world. See more »

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Walking out of the Police Dept. when Joey's mom opens the car door the window is up, after she gets into the car its down even though the car is not running. See more »

Quotes

Joe Brofmowski: Mom, what're you doing here?
Tutti Bomowski: I've got to change you.
Joe Brofmowski: [looks down and realizes he's wearing a diaper] Mommy! I don't want to be changed.
Tutti Bomowski: [holding up diapers and baby powder] I've got to change you.
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Great movie!
22 July 2004 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

I think Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot is a very good movie. What the heck is so bad and wrong with it? It has a very good cast which includes Sylvester Stallone, Estelle Getty, JoBeth Williams, Roger Rees, Martin Ferrero, Gailard Sartain, J. Kenneth Campbell, Richard Schiff, and Ving Rhames! I thought it was weird that Martin Ferrero and Richard Schiff were in this film together because later on they would be in two Jurassic Park films only not together. Why is this film on the IMDb Bottom 100 List #64? The film is produced by Ivan Reitman and is directed by Roger Spottiswoode! The music is very good by excellent composer Alan Silvestri! I think this movie is so hilarious. Sylvester Stallone and Estelle Getty worked so good together. I think this film is really funny plus this film reminded Me a bit of the classic movie Kindergarten Cop! I strongly recommend this movie so do yourself a favor and ignore all of the bad comments and watch this extremely funny film today!


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