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Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 5 February 1993 (USA)
An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the ... See full summary »

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An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the nation by distributing their wares via the "Wilderness Girls" cookie drive. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Oh my god! They have guns! See more »

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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Rated PG-13 for ribald humor and drug references | See all certifications »

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5 February 1993 (USA)  »

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National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1  »

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$8,200,000 (estimated)

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$27,979,400 (USA)
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Joyce Brothers: The real life American media psychologist as a coroner. See more »

Goofs

When Colt and Lugar first arrive at the "Squealer's Hotel" and get out of the car, the camera man and boom mic operator are visible in the window behind the two as they walk towards the other cops. See more »

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Sgt. Billy York: [after being questioned about the microfilm] McCracken!
Mr. Jigsaw: Thank you, Ms York!
[shoots York]
Mr. Jigsaw: [turns around, confused] Is that Dan McCracken, or Mike McCracken?
Sgt. Billy York: Mike...
[Mr. Jigsaw shoots York again]
Mr. Jigsaw: [turns around again] Is he on Alpine or Oak?
Sgt. Billy York: [thinking] Alpine...
Mr. Jigsaw: [shoots York again]
Sgt. Billy York: Psst... Park on Third- you'll never find a spot on Alpine.
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Closing dedication: This Film is Dedicated to the Memory of John S. Owens See more »

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Spoofs Commando (1985) See more »

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LOVE KILLS
Performed by Freddie Mercury
Written by Freddie Mercury and Giorgio Moroder
Produced by Richard Wolf (uncredited)
Published by Budde Song, Inc./Queen Music Ltd.
Courtesy of Hollywood Records / EMI Records
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Spoof Hits More Than It Misses
9 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a spoof of the Lethal Weapon movies, along with Basic Instinct, Silence Of The Lambs and a few other crime movies. It's pretty tame profanity-wise, but this spoof is no "family fare," that's for sure. It's also pretty darn funny.

There are a lot of verbal and sight gags, cheap shots and sleazy comments, impossible to catch them all in one viewing. That's maybe the only negative: too many sex jokes which is why this is rated PG-13 (and could easily be "R"). Emilo Estavez, Samuel J. Jackson, Jon Lovitz, Tim Curry and William Shatner all show their comedic talents, as does supermodel Kathy Ireland.

All-in-all, a fun 80 minutes, especially when you are familiar with all the movies they are making fun of in this film.


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