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Undercover Blues (1993)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime | 10 September 1993 (USA)
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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Halsey
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Sawyer
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Vern Newman
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Leamington
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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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Intelligence runs in the family. See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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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 role of Muerte was offered to Antonio Banderas. See more »

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Someone says Paulina Novacek "left Prague two jumps ahead of the firing squad." Czechoslovakia had no executions after the Velvet Revolution. Before the Revolution, Czechoslovakia only executed by hanging. See more »

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FBI agent Danny Chester: [voice on the phone] Chester.
Lt. Theodore 'Ted' Sawyer: Hey, Danny. Yeah, Ted Sawyer here. How ya doin'? Listen, we ran into somebody unusual down here, was wondering if he could be one of yours? Calls himself Jefferson Blue.
FBI agent Danny Chester: [riotous laughter]
Lt. Theodore 'Ted' Sawyer: Did I say something funny?
FBI agent Danny Chester: [more riotous laughter]
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References His Girl Friday (1940) See more »

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Black Bottom Stomp
Written by Ferdinand 'Jelly Roll' Morton (as Ferdinand Joseph Morton)
Performed by Ferdinand 'Jelly Roll' Morton
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music, beauty, sex, comedy, spies and crime, - what more could you want from a movie?
26 December 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Seen Harry Potter? His aunt, Mrs Dursley? Now see the same woman - Fiona Shaw, as Paulina in Undercover Blues, - all long legs and muddy in a cat fight. But, I guess, Stanley Tucci stole the film in one of the funniest performances I have ever seen. This is an absolute "must see" for anyone who loves to laugh. Buy it rent it, blackmail your local cinema to show it, - but somehow get to see this wonderful movie. From the opening in New Orleans with a happy jazz background, to funeral marches, blues and some of the best music on the planet, this flic will keep your feet tapping. The stunts and fight scenes are witty and great fun, while the husky, sexy voiced Ms Turner in her undies is yet another wonderful bonus! Go See The Movie, - or the boogie man will getcha!


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