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Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy | 21 May 1993 (USA)
"Rambo" parody in which Topper Harley leads a rescue team into Iraq to save Iraqi war prisoners and all of their previous rescue teams.

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Topper Harley is found working as an odd-job-man in a monastery. The CIA wants him to lead a rescue mission into Iraq, to rescue the last rescue team, who went in to rescue the last rescue team who... who went in to rescue hostages left behind after Desert Storm. The President is Tug Benson, who also likes to be in on the action. Basically, it's a send-up of all the big shoot-em-up Rambo/Robocop/T2/Commando-type movies. Written by Rob Hartill

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Rated PG-13 for sexual spoofs and language | See all certifications »

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21 May 1993 (USA)  »

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Hot Shots 2! The Exploitation  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$38,911,970

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$133,752,825
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Trivia

The entire river boat sequence, in particular the encounter with the enemy patrol boat, is a beautiful parody of a near-identical scene in The Guns of Navarone even down to dialogue - Geogory Peck asking the boat crew if they speak "Americanize" and camera angles. The original sequence begins in The Guns of Navarone at about 29 minutes. See more »

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Topper gets shot in the arm, and you can see through his arm. When he talks to Ramada, the hole is gone. See more »

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Topper Harley: Ramada, I want to be with you. I want to hold you. I want to meet your parents and pet your dog...
Ramada Rodham Hayman: My parents are dead, Topper. My dog ate them.
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FUN FACT: Baseball superstar, Darryl Strawberry, spends his winters thinking of new excuses. See more »

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Written by Harry Warren and Jack Brooks
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Knowing that "Hot Shots! Part Deux" is from the "Airplane!" crowd should immediately identify that the whole thing is an excuse to be silly. And they do just that. Mostly spoofing the "Rambo" movies - but also various other flicks and even George H.W. Bush barfing on Japan's PM - they play everything for all that it's worth. OK, so maybe this is low humor, but still, there isn't a dull moment anywhere in the movie. It's impossible not to like. Charlie Sheen, Lloyd Bridges, Valeria Golino, and Jerry Haleva reprise their roles from the original, and there's also Rowan Atkinson (that's right: Mr. Bean!) this time around. So see it; you're sure to like it.


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