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Cop and ½ (1993)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Family  -  2 April 1993 (USA)
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Devon Butler is an eight-year old who dreams of being a cop. He watches police TV shows, knows police procedures, and plays cops and robbers with his friend Ray. One day, while snooping ... See full summary »

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Devon Butler is an eight-year old who dreams of being a cop. He watches police TV shows, knows police procedures, and plays cops and robbers with his friend Ray. One day, while snooping around in a warehouse, he witnesses a murder. He goes to the police, who want the information, but won't get it until they make Devon a cop. The police then team him with veteran cop (and child hater) Nick McKenna, and the two team up in comic series of events to find the killer. Written by Stephen Currence <billyc@erols.com>

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One kid's fantasy. One cop's nightmare.

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Comedy | Crime | Family

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Rated PG for mild language, violence and drug references | See all certifications »

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2 April 1993 (USA)  »

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Un flic et demi  »

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$31,888,805 (USA)
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Andrew Reynolds:  The professional skater nephew of star uncle Burt Reynolds plays a skateboard kid boy who has his skate-board stolen from him by Devon Butler (Norman D. Golden II). Burt Reynolds got him the part on this picture. See more »

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The police hear Devon's information even after the phone line is yanked out in the warehouse. See more »

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Mr. Herman Fleming: Now tell me, what have you learned today? Sit up straight
Devon: That I can hold my breath a lot longer than I thought I could
Mr. Herman Fleming: Do I sense... uh... a little insolence?
Devon: No
Mr. Herman Fleming: Devon, Devon, Devon, Devon, lies are not explanations
Devon: I'm not lying... everyday these big jumbos... come and take my money... they put me in the toilet... and they hold me upside down
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For Kids, What A Shocker!
21 December 2007 | by (Commerce Township, MI) – See all my reviews

You people are crackpots, just insane with arrogance. This movie did what it intended. Golden's performance was incredible given his age. Not very funny, but witty and cute. Here's a clue people: Most 8 year olds over-act! And Burt--well, Burt is Burt, not even one dimensional...The only fault I can find is the Hollywood by the numbers script, which is plenty dreadful. That's what Hollywood does. You knew you were getting a kids movie, right?

When I saw this as a kid, I really liked it. So, for me, it did what it was supposed to--capture a child's imagination. Not an adults petulance.

Recommended for kids.


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