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Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Comedy  |  21 May 1993 (USA)
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"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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

21 May 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hot Shots 2! The Exploitation  »

Box Office


£3,312,344 (UK) (17 September 1993)

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Did You Know?


Richard Crenna actually consulted with Sylvester Stallone about whether he would be OK if Crenna took a part in a spoof of the Rambo films. Stallone was all for it. See more »


When Topper and his team are on the plane, Harbinger is putting on "blackface". When they hook up to prepare to jump, his face is clean. See more »


President Thomas 'Tug' Benson: Here's the target area.
Gerou: That's Minnesota, sir.
President Thomas 'Tug' Benson: Damn it, man, that's the genius of my plan. Why go over there to fight? We can do it right here at home, and get in some good fishing while we're at it.
Gerou: Sir, the enemy is over there.
President Thomas 'Tug' Benson: Then we'll fly them over here. Their families too. We'll teach them to skate... Do I have to think of everything?
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On the soundtrack list, there is a song called: "I GOT A LOT OF HAIR FOR A BALD GUY AND IF I WEAR IT LIKE THIS YOU WON'T NOTICE" by Michael Bolton See more »


Spoofs The Arsenio Hall Show (1989) See more »


Hall or Nothing
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Damn funny!! Recommended for slapstick lovers!!
12 October 2004 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

What can I say about this movie? A comic moment at every turn, hilarious lines and a great spoof to live by. I, being a Ryan Stiles fan, couldn't stop laughing when I first saw this. His performance was top, and Charlie Sheen just brought it all together. My favourite moments included when Dexter (Rowan Atkinson) mentioned his shoelaces being tied together, and when the army wrote the sounds of the morse code (Dah di di dah dah di dah)! Couldn't stop laughing!!! The casting is great, with Lloyd Bridges as the President and Ryan Stiles as Rainbowitz, this is a great movie spoof! I recommend this movie for slapstick fans and people who just want a laugh, a lot of laughs!!

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