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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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Comedy | Crime | Thriller

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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
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Trivia

The music heard throughout the film is the theme music from Poltergeist (1982). See more »

Goofs

During the first few moments of the film, Robberson is typing at his desk wearing an ear set. Seconds later it's gone. 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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Connections

References T.J. Hooker (1982) See more »

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You Can't Judge a Book By the Cover
Written by Willie Dixon
Performed by Bo Diddley
Courtesy of MCA Records
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DysFUNctional family Robberson arrests stake-out.

This is a truly funny film that the whole family can watch, and enjoy. Amazing! Mom cooks enough food for a White House reception, the kids are mostly normal except the youngest, who is channeling Bela Lugosi as Dracula, and Dad can't get a bagel without cream cheese on it. The cops are standard film cops except that Jack Palance is even more overpowering than usual. His best line (you have to be there) is "Never throw a cat at me again." He never yells, although he has plentiful provocation. This is refreshing; we laughed through the whole movie.


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