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Writer (WGA):
Ian Abrams (written by)
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Release Date:
10 September 1993 (USA) See more »
Fighting crime is just another one of their family values. See more »
A wise-cracking husband and wife team of ex-Spies arrive in New Orleans on maternity leave with their baby girl... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Dennis Quaid and Kathleen Turner shine in this comedy set in NewOrleans. See more (59 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Kathleen Turner ... Jane Blue

Dennis Quaid ... Jeff Blue

Fiona Shaw ... Novacek

Stanley Tucci ... Muerte

Larry Miller ... Halsey

Obba Babatundé ... Sawyer

Tom Arnold ... Vern Newman

Park Overall ... Bonnie Newman

Ralph Brown ... Leamington
Jan Tríska ... Axel
Marshall Bell ... Sikes

Richard Jenkins ... Frank

Dennis Lipscomb ... Foster

Saul Rubinek ... Mr. Ferderber

Dakin Matthews ... Police Captain
Michael Greene ... Col. Kenton

Olek Krupa ... Zubic

Jenifer Lewis ... Cab Driver

Chris Ellis ... Burt
Eliott Keener ... The Drunk

Dave Chappelle ... Ozzie
Katherine Gaskin ... Bag Lady
Marion Zinser ... Nun

Eddie Braun ... Getaway Driver
M. Randell Jordan ... Bartender
Robert Adams ... Waiter
Nicholas Wertz ... Baby Newman
Spencer Henderson ... Party Guest

Michael Arata ... Party Guest
Diana Boylston ... Bank Clerk
Robert R. Colomes ... Soniat House Manager
Roger Willis ... Napoleon Bartender
Phillip S. Blunt ... Bar Patron
Louis Robinson ... Bar Patron
Brett S. Barre ... Policeman
Larry Lesslir ... Policeman
Barry Bedig ... Mariner

James Lew ... Novacek's Man
Julius LeFlore ... Novacek's Man
Bill McIntosh ... Novacek's Man
Kathina Szeto ... Dynagon Receptionist
Michelle Schuelke ... Jane Louise Blue
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Austin

Siboney Lo ... Girl in the Zoo (uncredited)

Anne Lockhart ... Additional Character Voice (uncredited)

Codie Scott ... Guest at Debutante Party (uncredited)

Directed by
Herbert Ross 
Writing credits
Ian Abrams (written by)

Produced by
Andrew Bergman .... executive producer
Kim Kurumada .... associate producer
Mike Lobell .... producer
Adam Merims .... associate producer
Herbert Ross .... executive producer
Steve Warner .... associate producer
Original Music by
David Newman 
Cinematography by
Donald E. Thorin 
Film Editing by
Priscilla Nedd-Friendly 
Casting by
Hank McCann 
Production Design by
Ken Adam 
Art Direction by
William J. Durrell Jr. 
Set Decoration by
Jeff Haley 
Costume Design by
Wayne A. Finkelman 
Makeup Department
Kathryn Blondell .... hair stylist
E. Thomas Case .... makeup artist
Barbara Lorenz .... hair stylist
Donna Spahn .... hair stylist
Production Management
Kim Kurumada .... unit production manager
Douglas Tirola .... production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jeff Okabayashi .... second assistant director
Glenn Randall Jr. .... second unit director (as Glenn H. Randall Jr.)
Tracy Rosenthal-Newsom .... first assistant director: second unit (as Tracy Rosenthal)
Ann C. Salzer .... second assistant director
Barry K. Thomas .... first assistant director
Bob Wagner .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Daril Alder .... set dresser
Scott M. Anderson .... assistant property master
James R. Bayliss .... set designer
David B. Brenner .... general foreman
Stan Cockerell .... assistant property master
Sara Fanelli .... set grip
Frank Hendrick .... set dresser
Jeffrey Kushon .... lead person
Kacy Magedman .... art department coordinator
David J. Negron Jr. .... storyboard artist
Adele Plauche .... art department production assistant
Larry J. White II .... set dresser
Steven Hintz .... propmaker (uncredited)
Sound Department
Charles L. Campbell .... supervising sound editor
Ellen Decker Franklin .... assistant sound editor
Richard C. Franklin .... sound editor (as Rick Franklin)
John Fundus .... boom operator
Bob Hile .... stage loader
Andrea Horta .... adr editor
Doug Jackson .... sound editor
Nils C. Jensen .... sound editor
Rick Kline .... sound re-recording mixer
Gary Krivacek .... sound editor
Angie Luckey .... assistant sound editor
Gary Mundheim .... sound editor
Chuck Neely .... sound editor
Kevin O'Connell .... sound re-recording mixer
Matt Patterson .... stage recordist
John Roesch .... foley artist
Rod Rogers .... assistant adr editor
Gary L.G. Simpson .... stage engineer (as Gary Simpson)
Larry Singer .... adr supervisor
Alicia Stevenson .... foley artist (as Alicia M. Stevenson)
Elliott Koretz .... sound editor (uncredited)
Mary Jo Lang .... foley mixer (uncredited)
Robert Morrisey .... assistant sound editor (uncredited)
Carolyn Tapp .... foley recordist (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Scott Forbes .... special effects technician
Stan Parks .... special effects
Daniel W. Barringer .... stunts (as Dan Barringer)
Eddie Braun .... stunts
Charlie Brewer .... stunts
Cheryl Wheeler Duncan .... stunts (as Cheryl Wheeler-Dixon)
Kiante Elam .... stunts
Jeff Evans .... stunts (as Jeffrey Evans)
Dana Hee .... stunts
Larry Holt .... stunts
Jeff Imada .... stunts (as Jeffrey Imada)
Terry Jackson .... stunt double: Dennis Quaid
Julius LeFlore .... stunts
James Lew .... stunts
Bill McIntosh .... stunts
Glenn Randall Jr. .... stunt coordinator (as Glenn H. Randall Jr.)
Kenny Searle .... stunt driver
Gene Walker .... stunts
George P. Wilbur .... stunts
Jim Wilkey .... stunts
George Marshall Ruge .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Beverlin .... assistant camera
Mike Bonnaud .... lamp operator
Bobby Brown .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Peter Chrimes .... key grip: second unit
Kirk Douglas .... second assistant camera
Chris Fisher .... assistant camera
Brian C. Glover .... first assistant camera
Mauricio Gutierrez .... second assistant camera
Hugh McCallum .... best boy grip: second unit
Tim Metivier .... second assistant camera: second unit
Chris Napolitano .... chief rigging gaffer
Frederic J. Smith .... camera operator
Kurt E. Soderling .... assistant camera
Kathina Szeto .... second assistant camera
Zoran Veselic .... first assistant camera
Costume and Wardrobe Department
John Casey .... costume supervisor
Cynthia Flowers .... costumer: Kathleen Turner
Barbara Marko Friedman .... costumer
Gilbert S. Hernandez .... costumer
Nava R. Sadan .... set costumer
Hope Slepak .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
Richard Casey .... apprentice editor
Gregg London .... additional film editor
Patrick J. Voetberg .... first assistant editor
Music Department
Peter Afterman .... music supervisor
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist
Tim Boyle .... score mixer
Steven L. Smith .... music preparation
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
Tom Villano .... music editor
Paul Wertheimer .... score recordist
Elizabeth Wendel .... associate music supervisor (uncredited)
Transportation Department
William Hogue .... driver
Earl R. Hurst Sr. .... transportation captain
Robert K. Johnson .... transportation captain
Kenny Searle .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Scott M. Anderson .... asst. prop master
B.J. Bjorkman .... script supervisor
Gina Brockett .... animals provided by
Jim Brockett .... animals provided by
Polly Brown .... assistant: Kathleen Turner
Batou Chandler .... production assistant
Karen Davis .... set production assistant
Iddo Lampton Enochs Jr. .... location manager
Cliff Fleming .... helicopter pilot
Dennis Grisco .... animals provided by
Daren Hicks .... production coordinator
Beau Holden .... assistant: Dennis Quaid
Gary Huckabay .... assistant location manager
Jim Jaffe .... product placement
J. David Jones .... helicopter pilot
Iddo Lampton .... location manager
Peggy Rosson .... accountant
Stephanie Samuel .... assistant location manager
Joice Stewart .... assistant accountant
Jules Sylvester .... animals provided by (as Julian Sylvester)
Brad Galpin .... animal wrangler (uncredited)
Jeff Galpin .... animal wrangler (uncredited)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
Rated PG-13 for one use of strong language
90 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

In the bar one of the men is kidding Muerte (Stanley Tucci) about being defeated by a man with a "little baby". Muerte slams the man's head down on a glass, shattering the glass. Just before this happens the man covers the glass with his hand so that his face hits his hand, not the glass.See more »
Continuity: In the sailing sequence at the end of the film, the yacht goes from port tack to starboard tack and back again several times. The dinghy is also in for half the sequence, then deployed near the end.See more »
Paulina Novacek:Take his gag off.
Muerte:My name is Morty!
Jeff Blue:Muerte.
Muerte:I kill you.
Paulina Novacek:Enough! Somebody find out who this man is and then kill him!
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Serial Mom (1994)See more »


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12 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Dennis Quaid and Kathleen Turner shine in this comedy set in NewOrleans., 1 February 2002
Author: TxMike from Houston, Tx, USA, Earth

"Undercover Blues" is strictly comedy. You know, the kind where either Quaid or Turner encounter a would-be mugger, and with a few twists and kicks the bad guy is out cold. They have a baby now, and are trying to phase out of the undercover cop business. But bumbling crooks, like hilarious Stan Tucci, force them to juggle career and parenthood.

This was filmed in and around one of my favorite cities, NewOrleans (pronounced 'Noorlins' by the natives). Something about the old world look of the French Quarter and much of Uptown makes this locale ideal for cops'n robbers films. We also see the Audubon zoo, where Tucci gets cornered by alligators (Quaid: "Good afternoon girls, Sister. Don't miss the 'gators!"), St Charles Ave street cars, the cemetaries, the yacht club.

The climax is in a salt mine, where Turner throws her fake baby into the air, it explodes, the bad guys get arrested, and the film closes with the 3 of them sailing off for ... Cuba??

I found this to be a very entertaining film. Both Quaid and Turner are in good comedic form. No redeeming value, just fun.

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