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Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  5 February 1993 (USA)
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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 ... 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 <>

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

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Release Date:

5 February 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1  »

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$8,200,000 (estimated)


$27,979,400 (USA)

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1.33 : 1
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Film debut of Denise Richards. She plays one of Denis Leary's four girlfriends in the scene where he's playing the piano. Charlie Sheen, who had a cameo as the valet attendant as a favor to his brother Emilio Estevez, would marry Richards about ten years after this film was made and they would divorce soon after. See more »


When Colt is standing in the sea, smoking, the water is lapping at his knees. When he walks back onto dry land, his legs are totally dry from the ankle up, except for a small damp patch on one knee. See more »


Wes Luger: I'm getting too old for this bike-confiscating shit!
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Closing dedication: This Film is Dedicated to the Memory of John S. Owens See more »


Spoofs Die Hard 2 (1990) See more »


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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Stupid, yet funny
5 October 2004 | by (Norberg, Sweden) – See all my reviews

As several others have pointed out - this is not a very good film. However, it's still pretty darn funny. It's a B-version spoof film, but I still laughed more than on average.

When you don't have terribly gifted writers and/or actors you have to rely on throwing in as many jokes as possible in order to try and get more laughs. And a surprising amount of them are actually very funny (albeit extremely silly, and stupid).

Favourite bit: when Estevez and Jackson are driving in their car and suddenly realize they're being followed - by two guys wearing ski masks, sitting in the backseat of the car.

If you know what you're getting yourself into, Loaded Weapon is an underrated little gem. If nothing else, it's fun to see Sam L. Jackson before he became a "serious" actor. [7/10]

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