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Starsky & Hutch (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime | 5 March 2004 (USA)
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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


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


Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

5 March 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Starsky et Hutch  »

Box Office


$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant did uncredited work on the screenplay for this film. See more »


When they are in the bar, Starsky and Hutch mistake Jeff for Big Earl. Jeff then shows them his shirt, which has his name Jeff sewed into it. When Starsky grabs the shirt, in the close up he grabs it with his left hand, but in the next shot he has the shirt in his right hand. See more »


[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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Referenced in The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.53 (2009) See more »


Don't Give Up On Us
Written by Tony Macaulay
Performed by Owen Wilson
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The Best Spinoof Ever
6 April 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Detective David Starsky (Ben Stiller) is the most dedicated undercover cop working the mean streets of Bay City, California. Maniacally devoted to his job, when he's on duty no crime goes unpunished -- and he's always on duty. And that's a good thing, because he has big shoes to fill: his mother was one of the best cops in the history of Bay City. But while his mom stuck with the same partner throughout her entire career, due to his extremely zealous brand of police work, Starksy burns through partners faster than his beloved Gran Torino goes through spark plugs.

Detective Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson (Owen Wilson) is having career issues of his own -- he's a good cop, but his laid back personality and desire for a quick buck don't always get the job done. He has excellent instincts; he just needs a little bit of focus to keep him on the admittedly less profitable side of the law. Exasperated Bay City Police Caption Dobey (Fred Williamson) has found the perfect solution for two of his biggest problems: pair up Starsky and Hutch and put them out on the streets.Starsky & Hutch 10/10

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