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Starsky & Hutch (2004)

 -  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

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cop | criminal | partner | cocaine | police | See more »

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Always on the lookout for a big bust. 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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Starsky et Hutch  »

Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,277,382 (Italy) (27 August 2004)

Gross:

$6,366,941 (Europe) (10 September 2004)
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Trivia

One of the outtakes shown during the closing credits (the scene with the undressing cheerleader) has Starsky (Ben Stiller) blowing on Hutch's (Owen Wilson's) face to get his attention off the nude girl. This was a reference to a strip club scene from Starsky and Hutch (1975), used in the opening credits of that series. See more »

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In the golf course chase scene near the end, a 1978 Mustang is seen on the road. The film is set in 1975. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
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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 »

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Referenced in Footballers Wive$: Overtime: Episode #1.5 (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

We've Only Just Begun
Written by Paul Williams and Roger Nichols
Performed by The Carpenters
Courtesy of A&M Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Watch Starsky & Hutch... "Do it."
28 February 2007 | by (California) – See all my reviews

Starsky and Hutch was pretty damn funny. Stiller and Wilson were exceptional in the two roles. Stiller played the "by the book", straight and narrow cop, Starsky, and Owen Wilson played the loose, largely irresponsible, and borderline criminal, Hutch.

I never saw the show to have as a reference which I think may have helped me enjoy the movie more. Vince Vaughn's character didn't do much for the movie, but Will Ferrel's character certainly did. In fact, the scene with Will Ferrel had to be one of, if not the funniest scene in the movie.

It seemed like a great tribute to the original to me.


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