When a small town police station is threatened with shutting down because of too little crime, the police realise that something has to be done...

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jacob
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Benny
Göran Ragnerstam ...
Lasse
Sissela Kyle ...
Agneta
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Jessica
Christian Fiedler ...
Folke
Erik Ahrnbom ...
Håkan
Harry Goldstein ...
Göran
Michael Fares ...
Mike
Viktor Friberg ...
Janne
Jan Fares ...
Mike's dad
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Gunnar
Kerstin Hellström ...
Kindergarten teacher
Paula McManus ...
Jacob's first date
Maj-Lis Hörne ...
Elsa
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Storyline

Police officer Benny is obsessed with American police cliches and livens up his own boring everyday life with dreams of duels with bad guys. But poor Benny and his colleagues doesn't have much to do in the small town of Högboträsk. Most of their days are spent drinking coffee, eating sausage waffles and chasing down stray cows. Peace and quiet is the dream of every politician, but for the Swedish authorities, the lack of crooks is reason to close the local police station. When the cops investigate a suspected act of vandalism, they realise that they themselves may be able to raise the crime statistics high enough to stay in business. Written by Yocke (yocke@hotmail.com)

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Hvis du tænder på: - stramt siddende uniformer - citron halvmåner med varmkaffe - blå blink og bah-buh lyde vil du slå gnister over KOPS

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Release Date:

7 February 2003 (Sweden)  »

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Budget:

SEK 22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$936,126 (Sweden) (7 February 2003)
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Trivia

The actors had to learn how to fire a gun at the Swedish Police Academy before filming began. See more »

Goofs

The call signal sounds from their radios are wrong. The Swedish Police and Rescue services use two different radio systems (when the film was made. They are now changing to a TETRA system). The S80 is only used by the Police in the three biggest cities. The S70 is used by everyone, (Police, Rescue, SAR, Mil etc) everywhere else. Since the film is "far from everything" they should use the S70 system but the sounds are from a S80 system. See more »

Quotes

Lasse: We just tried to change the statistics.
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Crazy Credits

The cow is credited as: Ko - Greta 284 See more »

Connections

Spoofs Back to the Future (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

GIMME SOME LOVIN'
Written by Steve Winwood (as S. Winwood), Muff Winwood (as M. Winwood), and Spencer Davis (as S. Davis)
Performed by The Spencer Davis
Used by permission of Universal Music Publishing/Warner/Chappell Music Scand. AB/Universal Music AB
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Funny stuff
4 April 2003 | by (Lüneburg) – See all my reviews

Good Swedish comedy, which makes fun of American hard core action movies! Excellent filming and special effects. The actors, especially poor Benny, are doing a great job. In this film, you will find a kind of old, jolly good Monty Python humor as well. You have to see this one!


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