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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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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

Goofs

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

Quotes

Lt. Jake Stone: Don't ever throw a cat on me again.
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References Kojak (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

Tomorrow Never Comes
Written by Todd Park Mohr
Performed by Big Head Todd and The Monsters
Courtesy of Giant Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Movie is sweet, what is wrong with you people?
21 January 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I tell you what, man. When I saw that this film was given a 4.7, I had to speak up. I had to set the record straight- this movie is great. All joking aside.

Yeah, the plot makes about as much sense as Face/Off. But over the years I have not met one person that watched this movie and wasn't repeating lines the next day.

But enough about that. This movie has chemistry between the actors. There is just enough peril to keep the movie serious. It moves a long at a good pace. The dialog is about as funny as one could hope. Each character has some issue that is developed and ultimately resolved, which is not an easy feat with an ensemble cast like this.

Also, this movie is to Jack Palance what True Grit was for John Wayne. Jack Palance's Detective Jake Stone is a caricature of his previous roles as a no-nonsense, cynical, chain-smoking bad-ass.

Then you have Chevy Chase who is as funny as ever. For that matter, I really don't see how somebody that likes the Vacation movies could dislike this film. It's pretty much the same family, only they don't go on vacation. They have some cops come live with them and comedy ensues.

Anybody who gives this movie less than a 6/10 needs to pull the stick out of their rectum.


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