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Cops and Robbersons (1994)

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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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)  »

Also Known As:

Confusão em Dose Dupla  »

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$11,384,038 (USA)
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Trivia

During the end credits, a picture of Jake (Jack Palance) doing a one-armed push-up with one of the Robberson's kids was flashed. This was a reference to what Palance did after he accepted his Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, for City Slickers (1991). See more »

Goofs

Norman took a lunch to work then he went to the diner for a bagel for lunch. See more »

Quotes

Norman Robberson: Do you know what smoking does to you? It stunts your growth, it yellows your teeth and blackens your lungs. Is that what you want? To be a yellow toothed midget with lung cancer?
Kevin Robberson: I'm keeping my options open.
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References Starsky and Hutch (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Express Yourself
Written by Charles Wright
Performed by Charles Wright and The 103rd Street Rhythm Band
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records, Inc
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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What are you people smoking? This movie is awesome!
13 April 2005 | by See all my reviews

For those of you who shop at Wal-Mart, look in the $5.50 DVD bin for this one, one of the most underrated movies of all time. Notice how in other people's comments that not a single one tells you why this film doesn't work. I can only guess that people who didn't like this just have a tight-assed sense of humor. Chevy Chase is every bit as funny in this movie as he always has been. There's even some emotional depth to the film when Jack Palance's character tries to fend off the Robberson's affection for him. To the dim lightbulbs who posted how much you loved The Truth About Cats & Dogs, and While You Were Sleeping to name a few mothballed, forgettable movies and to pass on this movie along with such classics as Liar, Liar, The Golden Child and Memoirs of an Invisible Man, I hope I never meet you at Blockbuster when I ask for a good comedy.


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