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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 <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

Emilio Estevez' brother Charlie Sheen, who appeared as a valet in this film also starred in Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993), another spoof comedy movie which was released three months after this film. See more »

Goofs

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 »

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John McClane, 814 Pacific Coast Highway: [after shooting up a trailer home which then blows up, a man then rises from the flaming wreckage waving a make-shift white flag] What the hell are you doin?
Man in helicopter: Uh. Is this 1014 Pacific coast Highway?
John McClane, 814 Pacific Coast Highway: HUH?
Man in helicopter: 1014 Pacific coast Highway?
John McClane, 814 Pacific Coast Highway: NO! THIS IS 814 PACIFIC COAST HIGHWAY! 1014 IS TWO BLOCKS UP THAT WAY!
[Points to his right]
Man in helicopter: Sorry! My mistake!
John McClane, 814 Pacific Coast Highway: [sarcastically] YEAH! NO PROBLEM! NO PROBLEM!
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Closing dedication: This Film is Dedicated to the Memory of John S. Owens See more »

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Spoofs Die Hard (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

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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