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Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot -- A tough detective's mother comes to visit him and begins to meddle in his life and career.

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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Blake Snyder (written by) and
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Release Date:
21 February 1992 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
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.
Plot:
A tough police sergeant's overbearing mother comes to visit him and begins to meddle in his life and career. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
3 wins & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Stallone CAN do comedy! See more (75 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Sylvester Stallone ... Joe Bomowski

Estelle Getty ... Tutti

JoBeth Williams ... Gwen Harper

Roger Rees ... Parnell

Martin Ferrero ... Paulie

Gailard Sartain ... Munroe

John Wesley ... Tony

Al Fann ... Lou

Ella Joyce ... McCabe

J. Kenneth Campbell ... Ross

Nicholas Sadler ... Suicide

Dennis Burkley ... Mitchell

Ving Rhames ... Mr. Stereo
Jana Arnold ... Mitchell's Girl
Christopher Collins ... Gang Member
Mark Mikesell ... Uniformed Cop
Matthew Powers ... Taxi Driver

Richard Schiff ... Gun Clerk
Brigitta Stenberg ... Stewardess

Vanessa Angel ... Stewardess

Marjean Holden ... Stewardess
Joey DePinto ... Sgt. Ray Ban
Larry Campbell ... Detective
Shari Shaw ... Detective (as Shari Ballard)
Kimberley LaMarque ... Detective
Amy Kirkpatrick ... Detective
J. David Krassner ... Detective

Patti Yasutake ... TV Newscaster
Norm Compton ... Thug
Matt Johnston ... Thug
A. Michael Lerner ... Thug

Jophery C. Brown ... Thug (as Jophery Brown)
J.W. 'Corkey' Fornof ... Pilot
Charles Renneisen ... Pilot
John D. Sarviss ... Helicopter Pilot (as John Sarviss)

Roydon Clark ... Bad Guy

Manny Perry ... Bad Guy (as Manuel Perry)

Justin De Rosa ... Bad Guy (as Justin DeRosa)

Ernie Lively ... Man at Airport
Richard Suggett ... Truck Driver
Art T. Yago ... Skycap

Julia Montgomery ... Secretary
Shelley A. Hill ... Secretary (as Shelley Hill)
Pixie ... Herself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Laurette Ben-Nathan ... Mom (uncredited)

Dorian Gregory ... Driver for 'Moore' at Airport (uncredited)

Paul Dion Monte ... Detective (uncredited)
Cheryl Moore ... World Traveler (uncredited)

Gary Rodriguez ... Detective (uncredited)

Kevin Ula Christie ... Street Hood (uncredited)

J.D. Walters ... Marine (uncredited)
Cal Wilson ... Ambulance Attendant (uncredited)

Directed by
Roger Spottiswoode 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Blake Snyder (written by) and
William Osborne (written by) &
William Davies (written by)

Produced by
Todd Black .... executive producer
Michael C. Gross .... producer
Art Levinson .... associate producer
Joe Medjuck .... producer
Tony Munafo .... associate producer
Ivan Reitman .... producer
Joe Wizan .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Alan Silvestri 
 
Cinematography by
Frank Tidy (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Mark Conte 
Lois Freeman-Fox 
 
Casting by
Jackie Burch 
 
Production Design by
Charles Rosen 
 
Art Direction by
Diane Yates 
 
Set Decoration by
Donald J. Remacle  (as Don Remacle)
 
Costume Design by
Marie France 
 
Makeup Department
Christine Lee .... hair stylist (as Chris Lee)
Gary Liddiard .... makeup artist
Christa Reusch .... makeup artist
Daniel C. Striepeke .... makeup artist (as Dan Striepeke)
Bruce Wayne .... hair stylist: Mr. Stallone
 
Production Management
Art Levinson .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Albert Cho .... second assistant director
Ronald Colby .... first assistant director: second unit, Santa Rosa, CA (as Ronald B. Colby)
Gary Combs .... second unit director: Los Angeles
Robert Del Valle .... first assistant director: Los Angeles (as Robert Del Valle Jr.)
Ruth A. Redfern .... second assistant director: second unit, Santa Rosa, CA
Ruth A. Redfern .... second second assistant director
Albert M. Shapiro .... first assistant director (as Albert Shapiro)
Bud S. Smith .... second unit director: Santa Rosa, CA (as Bud Smith)
Michael Parkhurst .... third assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Steve Blakney .... property master: second unit, Santa Rosa, CA
Richard Brown .... leadman: second unit, Santa Rosa, CA
Mike Cameron .... props
Joe Elvington .... plasterer laborer
Lavar Emert .... set dresser
Martin Emert .... set dresser
Bruce J. Gfeller .... construction coordinator (as Bruce Gfeller)
Larry Haney .... leadman
Sherman Labby .... production illustrator
Robert Maddy .... set designer
Paul A. Minitello .... stand-by painter (as Paul Minitello)
Peter Olexiewicz .... construction foreman
Ralph Peterson .... construction coordinator
Neil David Pontecorvo .... greensman
Paul M. Rohrbaugh III .... paint foreman (as Paul M. Rohrbaugh)
Richard Ross .... labor foreman (as Richard E. Ross)
Mike Sasgen .... carpenter
Charles Stewart .... property master
Linda Waxman .... assistant property master
 
Sound Department
Willy Allen .... sound editor
Mary Andrews .... adr editor
Rick Ash .... re-recording mixer
Christopher Assells .... sound editor
David Baldwin .... digital sound editor
Gregg Baxter .... supervising adr editor
Bob Beher .... assistant sound editor
Lon Bender .... supervising sound editor (as Lon E. Bender)
Bob Bowman .... assistant sound editor
Joseph F. Brennan .... boom operator (as Joseph Brennan)
Thomas Causey .... production sound mixer
Stuart Copely .... sound editor (as Stuart Copley)
Dino Dimuro .... sound editor (as Dino DiMuro)
Victor Ray Ennis .... assistant sound editor (as Victor Ennis)
Nerses Gezalyan .... foley recordist
Victor Iorillo .... sound editor
Larry Kemp .... supervising sound editor
Richard Kite .... second boom operator
Lou Kleinman .... sound editor
Dave McMoyler .... foley supervisor
Mel Metcalfe .... re-recording mixer
Glenn T. Morgan .... sound editor (as Glenn Morgan)
Dan O'Connell .... foley artist
Greg Orloff .... foley mixer
Jay B. Richardson .... digital sound editor (as Jay Richardson)
Alicia Stevenson .... foley artist
Mark P. Stoeckinger .... adr editor (as Mark Stoeckinger)
Kim Waugh .... additional sound
Asher Yates .... sound editor (as Ascher Yates)
Linda Yeaney .... assistant sound editor
Dean A. Zupancic .... re-recording mixer (as Dean Zupancic)
 
Special Effects by
Phil Cory .... special effects coordinator
Jeff Frink .... special effects supervisor
David Simmons .... special effects supervisor (as Dave Simmons)
Ray Svedin .... special effects supervisor
 
Stunts
Perry Barndt .... stunts
Gary Combs .... stunt coordinator
Gilbert B. Combs .... stunts (as Gilbert Combs)
Mark De Alessandro .... stunts
Christina Fong .... stunts
Christina Fong .... utility stunts
Sandra Lee Gimpel .... stunts (as Sandra Gimpel)
Bob Herron .... stunts (as Robert Herron)
Tommy J. Huff .... stunts (as Thomas Huff)
Henry Kingi Jr. .... stunts
Gary McLarty .... stunts
Manny Perry .... stunts
Mark De Alessandro .... stunt double: Sylvester Stallone (uncredited)
Tom Glass .... truck action (uncredited)
Kim Robert Koscki .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Arvanitis .... electrician (as Michael S. Arvanitis)
Arthur R. Botham .... director of photography: Los Angeles second unit
Ray De La Motte .... director of photography: second unit, Santa Rosa, CA
Alan R. Disler .... assistant camera: second unit, Santa Rosa, CA
George Dunagan .... electrician
Robert Eyslee .... lighting technician
Ken Fisher .... Steadicam assistant
Craig Garfield .... company grip
Antonio V. Garrido .... dolly grip (as Tony Garrido)
Derek Garth .... company grip
Bob Giomi .... assistant camera: second unit, Santa Rosa, CA
Norman Glasser .... chief lighting technician (as Norm Glasser)
Brian C. Glover .... first assistant camera (as Brian Glover)
Daniel C. Gold .... first assistant camera (as Daniel Gold)
Ron Goodman .... camera operator: SpaceCam, second unit, Santa Rosa, CA
John A. Hawn .... electrician
Michael J. Hogan .... video playback assistant (as Michael Hogan)
Spencer McDonald .... assistant camera: second unit, Santa Rosa, CA
Geary McLeod .... assistant camera: second unit, Santa Rosa, CA (as Gearey McLeod)
Hal Nelson .... best boy grip
Paul Plannette .... assistant camera: second unit, Santa Rosa, CA
Bobby Powell .... electrician: second unit, Santa Rosa, CA (as Robert E. Powell)
Timothy Prince .... video playback operator (as Tim Prince)
Richard Randall .... best boy grip: second unit, Santa Rosa, CA
Michael Raspa .... second assistant camera
Charles Saldana .... key grip (as Charles Saldaña)
Steve Sass .... assistant camera: SpaceCam, second unit, Santa Rosa, CA (as Steven Sass)
T. Daniel Scaringi .... key grip: second unit, Santa Rosa, CA (as T.D. Scaringi)
Steve Shaver .... best boy electric
Frederic J. Smith .... camera operator (as Fred Smith)
Peter Sorel .... still photographer
Michael St. Hilaire .... camera operator: second unit, Santa Rosa, CA
Kathina Szeto .... second assistant camera
Joseph E. Thibo .... camera operator: second unit, Santa Rosa, CA (as Joe Thibo)
Robert C. Thomas .... camera operator (as Bob Thomas)
Jeffrey Thorin .... assistant camera: second unit, Santa Rosa, CA (as Jeffrey S. Thorin)
Charles W. Wayt .... dolly grip: second unit, Santa Rosa, CA (as Charles Wayt)
Elizabeth Ziegler .... Steadicam operator
Ken Rudolph .... photographer: main titles (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Felicia Fasano .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Brad Anderson .... costumer
David Barnard .... wardrobe: Santa Rosa, California second unit
Ed Fincher .... costumer
Louis Infante .... costume supervisor
Leslie Joyce .... key costumer
Sharon Rosenberg .... costumer
Kimberly A. Tillman .... costumer (as Kim Tillman)
 
Editorial Department
Sandy Brundage .... negative cutter
Tracey Featherston .... assistant film editor
Phil Hetos .... color timer
Sharon Smith Holley .... first assistant editor
Patt McCurdy .... post-production coordinator
John Reul .... assistant film editor
Brent White .... associate film editor
 
Location Management
Huw Davies .... location manager
Lauren Ross .... location manager
Michael Haro .... assistant location manager (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Ruth Bird .... assistant music editor
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist
Scott Grusin .... music editor
William Ross .... orchestrator
Dennis S. Sands .... music scoring mixer (as Dennis Sands)
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
Sherry Whitfield .... music editor
Tommy Tedesco .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Richard Denson .... driver
Howard A. Small .... transportation coordinator (as Howard Small)
Bob White .... transportation captain (as Robert T. White)
John Yarbrough .... picture car captain (as J.D. Yarbrough)
 
Other crew
John Alexander .... aerial mechanic: Santa Rosa, California second unit
Samantha Counter .... production assistant
Steve Cowie .... production assistant
Tony Didio Jr. .... armorer
Marcus Epps .... production assistant
J.W. 'Corkey' Fornof .... aerial coordinator
Harold Fowler .... first aid (as Harold Fowler LVN)
David Fulton .... unit publicist
Yvonne Goessling .... assistant: Ivan Reitman
Daniel Hadl .... production assistant
Susan J. Hellmann .... production assistant (as Susan Hellmann)
Kevin Holden .... production assistant
Merle L. Jackson .... assistant production coordinator
Jeannie Jeha .... production assistant: second unit, Santa Rosa, CA
Lisa Knudson .... second assistant accountant
Clarence Langerud .... assistant aerial coordinator: second unit, Santa Rosa, CA
Jadi McCurdy .... production assistant
Karin McElhatton .... animal trainer (as Karen Dew)
Gwen A. Miller .... craft service
Marcus Miller .... assistant: Mr. Gross
Bruce Moore .... craft service
Janice Naehu .... assistant: Mr. Medjuck
Gail Nicol .... assistant accountant
Glenn Nicol .... production accountant
Yvonne Owens .... assistant: Mr. Reitman
Leslie Park .... script supervisor
Jahmani Perry .... production assistant (as John Perry)
Louisa Santarelli .... production assistant
John Shepphird .... assistant: Mr. Smith, Santa Rosa, California second unit
Tony Solomon .... production assistant
Angela C. Tortu .... production assistant (as Angela Tortu)
Jean Urban .... production coordinator
Daniel Wheatcroft .... studio executive
Danny L. Woods .... police consultant
Ian Abercrombie .... adr loop group (uncredited)
Gregory Alpert .... production assistant: daily (uncredited)
Michael Parkhurst .... technical advisor (uncredited)
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for a scene of nudity
Runtime:
87 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
When Estelle Getty is showing pictures of her son to the people that were aboard the plane, there is a black and white picture of a boy in a checkered shirt, which happens to be Sylvester Stallone as a young boy. This picture was also used in Rocky (1976), and can be seen sitting on Rocky's mirror.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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:
Tutti Bomowski:[pointing the gun at her son] Go ahead! Make your bed.See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Brahms' LullabySee more »

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18 out of 26 people found the following review useful.
Stallone CAN do comedy!, 16 January 1999
Author: Asdad from Lake Havasu, Arizona

This movie is fun to watch with the kids. Stallone CAN do comedy - we liked OSCAR, too. If you've never had an Italian "mama" you might miss some of the humor!

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