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Starsky & Hutch (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime | 5 March 2004 (USA)
Two streetwise cops bust criminals in their red-and-white Ford Torino with the help of police snitch called Huggy Bear.

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Set in the 1970s in a metropolis called "Bay City," this is the tale of two police detective partners, Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson, and Dave Starsky, who always seem to get the toughest cases from their boss, Captain Dobey, rely on omniscient street informer Huggy Bear and race to the scene of the crimes in their souped-up 1974 Ford Torino hot rod, telling the story of their first big case (as a prequel to the TV show), which involved a former college campus drug dealer who went on to become a white collar criminal. Written by Austin4577@aol.com

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A new comedy from the director of "Old School" and "Road Trip" See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated PG-13 for drug content, sexual situations, partial nudity, language and some violence | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$28,103,367 (USA) (5 March 2004)

Gross:

$88,200,225 (USA) (25 June 2004)
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Trivia

Heather tells Hutch that her sign is Gemini. Coincidentally, Brande Roderick, who plays Heather, is actually a Gemini; which means it's between May 21 and June 20. Roderick's birthday is June 13, 1974; which this movie was released three months before her 30th birthday. See more »

Goofs

In the locker room, when Hutch pulls Starsky off of Manetti, his hands are on top of Starsky's shoulders. While Manetti is talking the shot changes angle, and Hutch's hands are suddenly down by Starsky's elbows. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Kitty: Don't stress. Just relax.
Reese Feldman: I don't understand man, I don't understand. You can lose keys, ya know, you can lose your wallet. How... how do you lose a plane?
Terrence Meyers: Reese, come on. What do you want me to do? You got three out of four planes in. That's still a lot of coke.
Reese Feldman: Now, see that? That's the kind of winning attitude that's gonna take this enterprise straight to the top.
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Shot on location in Bay City See more »

Connections

References Dirty Harry (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Dancing Machine
Written by Hal Davis, Donald E. Fletcher and Dean Parks (as Weldon Dean Parks)
Performed by Jackson 5
Courtesy of Motown Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Fun entertaining movie.
10 August 2005 | by (Groningen, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Of all the recent buddy-cop movies, released lately this is one of the better ones.

Biggest strength of this movie is in the two main characters played by Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson. They are such a great screen duo together and have some great team chemistry on the screen. The movie is filled with many other great comical talented actors such as; Vince Vaughn as the main villain, Snoop Dogg and Will Ferrell and some smaller roles for famous names such as; Chris Penn, Carmen Electra, Amy Smart and Juliette Lewis.

But the movie is more then just an ordinary buddy-movie, it also is a priceless parody of '70's TV-shows in general. It uses some of the same camera-positions and style of editing at times, especially in the action sequences. But also the way of acting, dialog and costumes perfectly spoof all those silly '70 TV-series. I'm not sure if everybody catch or understood this but I really laughed out loud at some moments.

The comedy can be put in the category silly, so this movie is clearly not suitable for everyone. The humor is really over-the-top but I for one really enjoyed that. The characters are really silly but the professional comedy actors portray them extremely well and likable.

A perfectly fun comedy to kill some time with.

7/10

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