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Crime Busters (1977)

I due superpiedi quasi piatti (original title)
An attempted robbery turns to be an unexpected recruitment when two unemployed men mistakenly break into a police office instead of a store.

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(as E.B. Clucher)

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(screenplay) (as E.B. Clutcher), (story) (as E.B. Clutcher)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Matt Kirby
... Wilbur Walsh
... Capt. McBride
Luciano Catenacci ... Fred 'Curly' Cline
Ezio Marano ... Bloodsucker
... Geronimo
Luigi Casellato ... Drugstore owner
Edy Biagetti ... Lieutenant Governor
Jill Flanter ... Countess Galina Kochilova
April Clough ... Angie Crawford
Riccardo Pizzuti ... Fred's henchman
Giancarlo Bastianoni
Claudio Ruffini ... Thug
Roberto Messina
Rocco Lerro
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Storyline

Through an improbable series of events and an impossibly bungled supermarket hold-up, down on their luck con men Matt and Wilbur find themselves working with the Miami police force. As they patrol the streets of the city, their main job becomes trying to break the hold of the city's street gangs, including one group of teens in old movie-gangster style clothes, led by a kid named Geronimo who dresses in full Indian warrior regalia. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Hill and Spencer! They're a pair of car-crashing, womanizing, rough-housing loudmouths... and they're the good guys!


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June 1979 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Crime Busters  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In 1977, the film shared the Golden Screen Award alongside The Exorcist (1973) and The Towering Inferno (1974). See more »

Goofs

When Matt Kirby is hitting bad guys with two bowling pins, the pins bend as they hit, showing that they are rubber. See more »

Quotes

Matt Kirby: You know buddy, we've got a lot in common... I'm Matt Kirby.
Wilbur Walsh: And I'm not.
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Soundtracks

Theme From Crime Busters
(uncredited)
Composed by Guido De Angelis and Maurizio De Angelis
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Hilarious Slapstick
5 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

Terrence Hill & Bud Spencer are a wonderful comedy team! They first gave us the "Trinity Boys" spaghetti-western spoofs and now are two cops transferred to Miami to bust up a smuggling ring.

Lots of action, some priceless slapstick moments (especially the fight in a a bowling alley) and the usual great camraderie between Hill & Spencer make for a fast-paced and very entertaining movie.


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