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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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$31,888,805 (USA)
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This film was originally proposed as a sequel to Kindergarten Cop (1990) See more »

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Shadow visible next to Nick and Devon in boat chase. See more »

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[trying to persuade his grandmother to play hooky from work]
Devon: But you're a nurse! You can make up some great disease!
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Featured in Siskel & Ebert: Worst of '93 (1994) See more »

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Burt Reynolds in decadence...
18 June 2001 | by See all my reviews

Burt Reynolds has shown a subtle comic flair in films like "Sharky's Machine" and "Shamus" (or even in "Stick"), but his work here, in a broader kind of comedy, is joyless. The kid does show some spirit, but as a "buddy" team these two rarely click. The film was probably supposed, among other things, to satirize the most familiar cop-movie cliches, but it's one big cliche itself, and has a rather erratic tone. (*1/2)


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