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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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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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Tim Curry and Emilio Estevez appear in drag in this film, with Curry's turn referencing his famous cross-dressing role as scientist Dr. Frank-N-Furter in The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975). See more »

Goofs

When Becker is shot repeatedly through the open window, his body is riddled with bullets, but in subsequent shots his shirt has no bullet holes and he has not spilled a single drop of blood. See more »

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Gen. Morters: Where's the microfilm, Mike?
Mike McCracken: I don't know, I gave it to York. I thought she was one of your men.
Gen. Morters: Act in haste, repent in leisure.
Mike McCracken: But he who hesitates is lost.
Gen. Morters: Never judge a book by its cover.
Mike McCracken: What you see is what you get.
Gen. Morters: Loose lips, sink ships...
Mike McCracken: Life is very short, and there's no time for fussing or fighting, my friend.
[Gen. Morters, cornered, looks to Mr. Jigsaw]
Mike McCracken: [Mr. Jigsaw consults Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, shakes his head]
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Closing dedication: This Film is Dedicated to the Memory of John S. Owens See more »

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References The Graduate (1967) See more »

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BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY
Performed by Queen
Written by Freddie Mercury
Published by B. Feldman & Co., Ltd. trading as Trident Music
All rights controlled and administrated by Glenwood Music Corporation
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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