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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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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After Luger arrives at the crime scene for York, a police officer places some tape across the doorway behind him - as he does so, the adhesive pads that stick the fake tape to the door can clearly be seen. See more »


Miss Destiny Demeanor: Ow.
Jack Colt: What?
Miss Destiny Demeanor: Painful cuticle.
Jack Colt: You think that's painful?
[touches face]
Jack Colt: Razor burn.
Miss Destiny Demeanor: [holding stomach] Retaining water.
Jack Colt: [lifts shirt, revealing metal piece in flesh] Nickle beer night, Dodger stadium.
Miss Destiny Demeanor: [points to scars] And these? Vietnam?
Jack Colt: [shakes head] Parochial school. Grenade...
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Closing dedication: This Film is Dedicated to the Memory of John S. Owens See more »


Spoofs Die Hard (1988) 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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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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