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

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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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Trivia

In the scene where the drug deal is taking place between William Shatner and his potential buyers, the lead dealer tells his assistant to "use the 'Vista' credit card, you get frequent flyer miles". This was an in-joke to the actual Visa credit card, which was actually offering this rewards program, as an incentive for people to charge their purchases on their credit cards, at the time. 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 »

Quotes

[Jack Colt mixes a drink with Jack Daniel's Old No. 7, Bushmills Irish Whiskey, Stolichnaya Vodka and tops it off with chocolate flavored syrup]
Jack Colt: Here's to getting through another lousy day...
[Jack drinks the whole glass]
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Closing dedication: This Film is Dedicated to the Memory of John S. Owens See more »

Connections

Spoofs The Adventures of Ford Fairlane (1990) See more »

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I'M POPEYE THE SAILORMAN
Written by Samuel Lerner (as Sammy Lerner)
Famous Music Corporation
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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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