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Writers (WGA):
Nat Hiken (television series)
Erik Tarloff (story)
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Release Date:
28 January 1994 (USA) See more »
Brash NYC policeman Officer Gunther Toody is partnered with stiff, by-the-book Officer Francis Muldoon... See more » | Add synopsis »
2 wins & 2 nominations See more »
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an absolute disgrace! See more (34 total) »


  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

David Johansen ... Officer Gunther Toody

John C. McGinley ... Officer Francis Muldoon

Fran Drescher ... Velma Velour

Nipsey Russell ... Police Captain Dave Anderson

Rosie O'Donnell ... Lucille Toody

Daniel Baldwin ... Don Motti

Jeremy Piven ... Herbert Hortz
Bobby C. Collins ... Carlo
Louis Di Bianco ... Nicco

Al Lewis ... Leo Schnauzer
Barbara Hamilton ... Mrs. Muldoon

Eliza Roberts ... Boys in Blue Director (as Eliza Garrett)
Rik Colitti ... Sergeant Abrams

Penn Jillette ... Luther (as Penn)

Teller ... Luther (as Teller)

Tone Loc ... Hackman

Coati Mundi ... Mambo Singer
Ellen-Ray Hennessy ... Arlene
Sally Cahill ... Brandy
Jackie Richardson ... Madam
Daniel Dion ... Officer Brown
Michael Ricupero ... Officer Nicholson
Arlene Duncan ... Officer Kagan
Jason Scott ... Officer Simons
Santino Buda ... Officer Rodriquez

Peter Keleghan ... DA #1

Conrad Coates ... DA #2
Terry Howson ... Henchman #1

Eli Gabay ... Henchman #2

Joanna Bacalso ... Beautiful Young Woman
Gina Darling ... Nurse
Matt Robinson ... Homeboy
Claude Salvas ... Animal Rights Activist
Brian Chambers ... Delivery Boy
Elena Kudaba ... Mrs. Pirogi
Von Flores ... Mr. Kim
Gina Vasic ... Mrs. Manicotti
Khan Agha Soroor ... Khan
Benjamin Barrett ... Kid with Beanie
Faye Wayne ... Spitting Lady
Dan Gallagher ... E.D.N.A. Technician
María Díaz ... E.D.N.A. (voice)
Floyd Flex ... Rap Fellow
Devon Martin ... Rap Fellow
Mojo Nixon ... Sidewalk Preacher
Peter Silverman ... Newscaster
Jack Anthony ... Proprietor at Shooting Gallery
Doug Innis ... Tunnel of Love Attendant
Rummy Bishop ... Hotel Clerk
Jerry Joseph Hewitt ... Boy at Coney Island

Michelyn Emelle ... Mrs. Robb
Sandi Stahlbrand ... Office Executive
Tex Konig ... Construction Worker
Jackie Harris ... Woman in Slip

Phillip Jarrett ... FBI Plain Clothes (as Phil Jarrett)

Lee Arenberg ... Ivan the Architect
Mark Beaver ... Moto Man
Diane Fabian ... Pie Lady
Alan Markfield ... Producer
Steven Gallo ... Kid in Chorus

Marc Marut ... Kid in Chorus
Bradley Machry ... Kid in Chorus
Danny Savovic ... Kid in Chorus
Gino Berti ... Dancer
Debbie Collins ... Dancer
Christine Donato ... Dancer
Dave Entwistle ... Dancer
Eileen Farrell ... Dancer

Karen Holness ... Dancer
Cassell Miles ... Dancer
Richard Smith ... Dancers
Lisa Terakita ... Dancers
Mary Trainor ... Dancers
Joe Sealy ... Jazz Band
Keiran Overis ... Jazz Band
Allie Alleyne ... Jazz Band
Michael Stuart ... Jazz Band
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Matt Birman ... Cop (uncredited)
Marcia Dor ... Donut Counter Waitress (uncredited)

Carson Manning ... Prisoner (uncredited)
Johnny Ramone ... Himself (uncredited)

Marky Ramone ... Himself (uncredited)
Christopher Ward ... Himself (uncredited)

Directed by
Bill Fishman 
Writing credits
Nat Hiken (television series)

Erik Tarloff (story)

Erik Tarloff (screenplay) and
Ebbe Roe Smith (screenplay) &
Peter McCarthy (screenplay) and
Peter Crabbe (screenplay)

Produced by
John M. Eckert .... supervising producer
Robert H. Solo .... producer
Original Music by
Dan Wool  (as Pray for Rain)
Bernie Worrell 
Cinematography by
Rodney Charters 
Film Editing by
Alan Balsam 
Earl Watson 
Casting by
Karen Hazzard 
Production Design by
Catherine Hardwicke 
Art Direction by
Gregory P. Keen 
Justin Scoppa Jr. 
Set Decoration by
Anthony Greco 
Costume Design by
Margaret Mohr  (as Margaret M. Mohr)
Makeup Department
Suzanne Benoit .... makeup designer
Peter Montagna .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
Marc Dassas .... production manager
John M. Eckert .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
T.J. Scott .... second unit director
Russell Solberg .... second unit director
Rose Tedesco .... daily assistant director
Greg Zenon .... third assistant director
Michael Zenon .... first assistant director
Rocco Gismondi .... second assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
James Baxter .... carpenter
Tory Bellingham .... assistant property master
Cameron S. Brooke .... head painter (as Cameron Brooke)
Robert C. Brooke .... painter (as Robert Brooke)
Wayne Collins .... carpenter
Jim Craig .... storyboard artist
Christine Donohue-Pace .... props
James Halpenny .... construction coordinator
R. Doug Ingle .... head carpenter
Matthew Lammerich .... key scenic artist
Greg Pelchat .... property master
Dave Rosa .... painter
Dan Wladyka .... set dresser
Bill Wood .... assistant property master
Sound Department
John Boyd .... sound re-recording mixer (as John S. Boyd)
Al Gomez .... supervising foley mixer
Vincent Guisetti .... foley artist
Wayne Heitman .... sound re-recording mixer
Ken Porter .... boom operator
Tom Ruff .... a.d.r. mixer
Peter Shewchuk .... sound mixer
Greg Steele .... adr mixer
Greg Steele .... sound re-recording mixer
Steve Switzer .... boom operator
Clancy T. Troutman .... supervising sound editor
Tom Caton .... boom operator (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Bob Hall .... special effects assistant
Bob Hall .... special effects key
David Lemmen .... special effects coordinator
Roy T. Anderson .... stunts (as Roy Anderson)
John Berger .... stunts
Matt Birman .... stunt performer
Wayne Downer .... stunts
Jim Dunn .... stunts
John Goar .... stunts
Ted Hanlan .... stunts
Jo-Anne Hannah .... stunts
Robert Hannah .... stunts (as Bob Hannah)
Ernie Jackson .... stunts
Danny Lima .... stunts
David McKeown .... stunts (as Dave McKeown)
John Patrick McLaughlin .... stunts
Branko Racki .... stunts
Gregg Smrz .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Kevin Alanthwaite .... electrician
Stephen S. Campanelli .... steadi cam operator (as Stephen Campanelli)
Gary Deneault .... electrician
Gordon Eldridge .... best boy electric
Noah Farrell .... dolly grip
Bob Hannah .... electrician (as Robert Hannah)
Perry Hoffman .... assistant camera
Mike Kirilenko .... best boy grip
James Kohne .... grip
Gordon Langevin .... camera operator
Jim MacCammon .... electrician (as James MacCammon)
Gloria MacLeod .... second second assistant camera
Alan Markfield .... still photographer
Norman O'Halloran .... gaffer
Audrey Smith .... second assistant camera
Patrick Stepien .... first assistant camera
Randy Tambling .... key grip (as Randal Tambling)
Samuel Turturici .... grip
George Yurkiv .... electrician
Casting Department
Jane Alderman .... casting
Donna Dupere .... extras casting
Phyllis Huffman .... casting
Theresa Parra .... casting associate
Eliza Roberts .... casting (as Eliza Simons)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Nadia Jarvis .... assistant costume designer
Erla Lank .... wardrobe supervisor
Editorial Department
Tatiana S. Riegel .... additional editor
Jim Suhy .... first assistant film editor
Music Department
Evelyne Datl .... musician: band
Earl Ghaffari .... music editor
Transportation Department
Dave Ballatine .... driver: honeywagon
Robert Baskerville .... driver
Pat H. Bellingham .... driver
Pat Brennan .... driver
John Cocks .... driver
David Cotton .... driver
Terry Edwards .... transportation coordinator
Morley Hastings .... driver
Stuart Hughes .... transportation captain
Jim Kennedy .... driver
Stuart Mitchell .... transportation captain
Joe Muscat .... driver (as Joseph Muscat)
Bruce Raymer .... driver
Grant Volkers .... picture car coordinator
Other crew
Shelley A. Boylen .... production coordinator (as Shelley Boylen-Wakefield)
Steve Burnes .... production assistant
Andrew D. Cooke .... location manager: New York
Marc Dassas .... location manager
Robert Davis .... production assistant
Terry Edinger .... post-production accountant
Ken Gerson .... adr loop group
Julie Hansen .... post-production accountant
Paul Hauseman .... production assistant
Richard Hughes .... production assistant
Penelope Hynam .... script supervisor
Rick Kush .... production assistant
April Oritz .... choreographer
Jason Rodney .... location manager (as Jason Rodney)
Charlene Rutherford-Gray .... production secretary
Elaine Scott .... production accountant
Dana Stewart-Burgoyne .... production accountant
Rose Tedesco .... production assistant
Lynda Van Damm .... financial representative
Brian Verhoog .... production assistant
Jaap Broeker .... stand-in: David Johansen (uncredited)

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89 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

According to a recent interview with John C. McGinley (AV Club's Random Roles- April 2013), the film was original shot as a musical with full musical numbers. After editing, only two musical numbers remained. McGinley was unsure of why specifically the numbers were cut or by whom, but McGinley mused that he found the film in its' present form an incoherent mess.See more »
Continuity: During the opening credits, when Toody and Schnauser are in the car reading, Toody steers left before hitting the dirt ramp, but the ramp is on the right side of the road.See more »
Officer Gunther Toody:Luthers, this is my new partner Francis Muldoon, the pride of the 53rd.
Luther #1:Hello, Muldoon. We're Luther. How are you doing. What are you packing?
Officer Francis Muldoon:I'm packing a 9mm Beretta in my shoulder holster and a Walther PPK in my back pocket.
Luther #1:You know what you need? A nice little crotch derringer. All it does is...
[Luther 1 pulls it out, and Muldoon goes for his gun]
Officer Gunther Toody:No, no, no! It's all right!
Luther #1:[to Muldoon] Keep it in your pants. What? Little more sneaky? Look at this. All you gotta do is, now listen carefully. Write this down, rent the movie Taxi Driver. It'll show you how to take part of a drawer to make this pop right up. You just go like this. "Suck on this!" He would be dead. He would just double over and die. He would be dead. There would be a hole right through him. You'd kill your perp right away. Take a look at this. Nice little gun. You want something bigger?
[Luther 2 pulls out a large Colt .45 revolver]
Luther #1:Want a bigger gun? There you go. For most people it would make their day. With that jacket it would make your whole week. And if you ever got sick of police work, watch. You can put it in your mouth and pull the trigger with your thumb. Check it out. Even bigger? OK, okay, bigger! You want bigger? We got bigger!
[Luther 2 pulls out a military issued M-60 light machine gun]
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9 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
an absolute disgrace!, 15 February 2002
Author: bainslie from brisbane, australia

Everyone grows up with some cherished memories. One of mine was the T.V. series "Car 54, Where Are You?". It had a simple charm and the main characters Toody (Joe E. Ross) and Muldoon (Fred Gwynne) were gentle and the humour was good clean fun. Although they would mess things up at the beginning of each episode they would somehow get everything alright in the end without anyone getting into harm. Fred Gwynne's character (Muldoon) evoked sympathy and love from his viewers - especially children. With this in mind I got out the video of the movie remake of this series. What an absolute disgrace of a movie it turned out to be! The makers of this movie completely turned around the series two morally decent characters and made them into immoral fools. The key point of the T.V. series was that Muldoon was an innocent, naive policeman who did his job with a genuine love for those he served. The Muldoon in this movie remake is a repulsive character. The clean fun is also out in this remake. No wonder that this movie is listed by IMDb in its worst 100 movies of all time. It deserves it! The makers of this movie lost its main market (the nostalgics) by ignoring the behaviour standards of the original series. Not recommended!

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