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Undercover Blues (1993)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  10 September 1993 (USA)
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A wise-cracking husband and wife team of ex-Spies arrive in New Orleans on maternity leave with their baby girl. There they are hassled by muggers, the police and their FBI boss, who wants ... See full summary »

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Jeff Blue
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Novacek
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Muerte
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Halsey
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Sawyer
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Vern Newman
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Leamington
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Sikes
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Mr. Ferderber
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A wise-cracking husband and wife team of ex-Spies arrive in New Orleans on maternity leave with their baby girl. There they are hassled by muggers, the police and their FBI boss, who wants them to do just-one-more job. Written by Mark Logan <marklo@west.sun.com>

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Fighting crime is just another one of their family values. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for one use of strong language | See all certifications »

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10 September 1993 (USA)  »

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Cloak and Diaper  »

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$12,416,686 (USA)
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The original title of this film was "Cloak and Diaper". See more »

Goofs

When the Blues are arriving from their morning jog, they detect someone in their hotel room before they enter. As Jeff runs in to tackle the "literate burglar", Jane steps directly behind him to cover. In the next shot from inside the room, Jane is not in the background. See more »

Quotes

Jane Blue: [while Meurte is floating on a life saver in the ocean] Can I get you anything? Coffee? Tea?
Muerte: [considers the offer] No, no, I'm fine, thank you.
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References The Front Page (1974) See more »

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One of my favorite re-watches
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This is one of those flicks that has such fantastic lines and characterizations that you'll want to watch it over and over. The plot's not thick, but it's not the star. The lines are, and boy are they worth it.

Delivered with perfect timing and rhythm, you'll be going back to hear the lines you missed because you were laughing through them. Some of the dialogue is best enjoyed with a knowledge of obscure facts ("Dr. Lotte Lenya...."), it's not required to have a good time. Fiona Shaw's character always makes me howl ("You're having such a wonderful body, Mr. Blue"). And wait until in a moment of passion, KT says "Kill the light".


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