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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.

Director:

Enzo Barboni (as E.B. Clucher)

Writers:

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

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

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


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Italy | USA

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

June 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Crime Busters See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Billed as E.B. Clucher, the movie was directed by Enzo Barboni who has helmed a number of Terence Hill and Bud Spencer comedy collaborations. They are: "They Call Me Trinity" (They Call Me Trinity (1970), "Trinity Is Still My Name" (Trinity Is Still My Name (1971)), "Go For It!" (Go for It (1983)), "Crime Busters" aka "Two Supercops" (Crime Busters (1977)) and "Double Trouble" (Non c'è due senza quattro (1984)). 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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Alternate Versions

UK version is cut by 2 sec. to secure a PG rating. Removed was the sight of dangerous imitable technique (double ear clap). An uncut 15 rating was available to the distributor. See more »


Soundtracks

Theme From Crime Busters
(uncredited)
Composed by Guido De Angelis and Maurizio De Angelis
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IN MY OPINION,"CRIME BUSTERS" TIED WITH "WATCH OUT WERE MAD" FOR THE BEST TERENCE AND BUD MOVIE!
20 February 2000 | by Mark-371See all my reviews

This movie has to be one of the best slap-stick comedies EVER made!Heres the plot: Two guys named Matt Kirby ( Terence Hill ) and Wilbur Walsh( Bud Spencer )are sick of having no work which means no money so they decide to rob a super market. When they are ready they go around the back of the building, jump in, and its a police recruitment office...not good! So they become cops. They hate being police so they decide to really mess thing up, like arresting the Leiutenant Govenor, but they are still with the police because the Captain of police( David Huddleston ) likes Matt and Wilbur, every time they "MESS UP" they help solve a case or prevent robberies and fights!

My favorite scene is when Bud Spencer destroys some guys car and then says "Have a nice day!" Excellent, 8/10

If you liked this movie, i suggest " Watch Out were Mad" and "They call me Trinity"


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