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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Tom Bergman ...
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Danny Castle ...
Lance Kinsey ...
Coroner (as Dr. Joyce Brothers)


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

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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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


This was originally intended to be a film based on the Sledge Hammer! (1986) TV series, as the show's creator, Alan Spencer, had a deal with New Line to produce a film for them. However, Spencer hated all of the scripts that were handed to him (since they did not meet the show's plot or tone) and severed ties shortly after. See more »


When the Nazis talk to each other, a subtitle is "Relax, only a psychotic, burned out cop would try to break in." But the actual line is, "Relax, only an ape would come in here." See more »


Mr. Jigsaw: [holding a gun on York] In a little while, Miss York, you will be begging for mercy.
Sgt. Billy York: No, no, I'll beg now.
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Closing dedication: This Film is Dedicated to the Memory of John S. Owens See more »


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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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23 June 2002 | by (Hell) – See all my reviews

I loved this movie, expecially the first time i saw it. I laughed at every little funny scene they did, expecially when the guy had athlete's feet and when he takes his show off, fire bursts from his toes. and when the guy was shampooing his hair. "hey sarge, it's tingling", "good, that means it's working". I loved how they had the 2 guys from Chips appear in the movie. oh and the guy's trailer, that looked like it was a mansion inside. I'm glad they had tim curry in the movie, he is such a good actor. I loved when he was driving the stick shift car.

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