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Cops and Robbersons (1994)

 -  Comedy  -  15 April 1994 (USA)
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When police discover that a mob hitman has moved in next door to the Robbersons, they want to find out what he is up to. So they set up a stakeout in the Robbersons' home. Hard-nosed, ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Norman Robberson
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Jake Stone
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Helen Robberson
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Tony Moore
Jason James Richter ...
Kevin Robberson
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Cindy Robberson
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Billy Robberson
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Fred Lutz
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Jerry Callahan
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Caniff
Amy Powell ...
Marva Prescott
Dawn Landon ...
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Phil
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When police discover that a mob hitman has moved in next door to the Robbersons, they want to find out what he is up to. So they set up a stakeout in the Robbersons' home. Hard-nosed, tough-as-nails Jake Stone is assigned to the stakeout. But now it's a question of whether Jake can last long enough to capture the bad guys. The Robbersons want to help so they are driving him crazy. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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Rated PG for mild violence, language and some comic nudity | See all certifications »

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15 April 1994 (USA)  »

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$11,384,038 (USA)
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Tony can be seen wearing underwear in the shower. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Jake Stone: Don't ever throw a cat on me again.
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Connections

References Dragnet (1951) See more »

Soundtracks

One for My Baby (And One More for the Road)
Written by Johnny Mercer & Harold Arlen
Performed by Chevy Chase
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cop-out
8 October 2006 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

Following the utter failure of his TV show, Chevy Chase began a long stretch of embarrassing roles. First off, he starred in this ridiculous

  • if cute - story of some cops hiding out with a suburban family to
catch a criminal. The whole movie is all about gags; if you like that, then this is the movie for you (I will say that the whole sequence where the cops first meet the family is pretty funny). But if you like really creative humor, then you'll probably want to avoid "Cops and Robbersons". Chase, Jack Palance and Dianne Wiest probably want to downplay their participation in this idiocy. And to think that Michael Ritchie also directed such greats as "The Candidate".


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