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Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992)

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

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A tough police sergeant'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 | Romance

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

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21 February 1992 (USA)  »

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Arrête, ou ma mère va tirer!  »

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$28,411,210 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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According to Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger tricked Stallone into being in this flop comedy by starting a rumor that he wanted the movie himself. Sly admitted in a conversation with journalist Sandro Monetti at Manchester Arena that he heard Arnold wanted to do the movie, and, after hearing that, said that he wanted to do it. Later he understood that Arnie tricked him. 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 »

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Tutti Bomowski: [singing softly and contentedly as she sloshes and scrubs Joe's prized .45 in the dishpan] This is the way we wash our gun... wash our gun... wash our gun...
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Brahms' Lullaby
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Everyone on Earth should see this movie!
24 May 2003 | by (Houston, TX) – See all my reviews

Every living person on earth should see this movie. Not because its good and worth watching, but because it is so awful. The reason why everyone should watch this movie is so that you have a measuring stick for judging just how bad a movie is. For example, your buddy says "Man that Jim Carey movie 'The Majestic,' was the worst movie ever made!" And you can be like, "No man, have you ever seen 'Stop or My Mom Will Shoot? I mean don't get me wrong 'The Majestic' sucked, but its no 'Stop or my Mom Will Shoot.'" Then your friend will be like "Oh yeah man, your right. I totally forgot about 'Stop or My Mom Will Shoot!' I guess I had blocked out that painful memory." Also you can be telling your friend like "Hey, 'The Core' sucked." They can be like "No surprise there. How bad did it suck?" You can be like "I'd say its about one 'Majestic' above 'Stop or my Mom Will Shoot!'" Your friend, "Man, thats pretty bad."


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