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Stupid Criminals Caught Doing the Act (1999)

Video  |   |  Crime, Documentary  |  1999 (USA)
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Stock surveillance footage of criminals getting nabbed by the police.

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Criminals' failed attempts at fighting the law, with a bulk of the tape consisting of car chases. All footage is culled from archives of news feeds or surveillance camera recordings - and apparently even lifted from other similarly-themed compilation tapes. Many of the crimes featured are not unusual or particularly "stupid", but occasional graphical effects and subtitles are used as an attempt to add humor to otherwise mundane clips. Written by Matt Huls (

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Crime | Documentary





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1999 (USA)  »

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Stupid Criminals Caught on Tape  »

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4:3 full frame
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The box cover features a quote of praise from Sassy Maxwell of "Sierra Daily News". The quote reads: "A lot of justice & laughter as these criminals get slapped with cuffs and caught with their pants down." However, neither Sassy Maxwell nor the "Sierra Daily News" actually exist. See more »

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