Danny and Ray are two street wise cops in Chicago. When they are almost killed on a case, they are forced to take a vacation by their captain. Key West offers a substantial change over frozen Chicago. They decide to quit and open a bar in Key West. Upon returning, they find that Julio, the drug dealer who nearly killed them has made bail and is trying to complete a giant drug deal. They decide to complete their case against Julio before quitting, but then begin being careful. Their effectiveness drops as they find they can't operate the way they did before if they don't have the edge of a long time commitment.Written by
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After returning from Florida, Ray wears a Tampa Bay Buccaneers hat. At the time the movie was filmed, the Buccaneers and Chicago Bears were division rivals. See more »
During the chase through Chicago, Ray Hughes is moving his hand on the steering wheel but the wheel itself does not move. See more »
[finds Gonzales hiding under a tarp]
You're under arrest! You know the routine.
[Gonzales stays quiet]
Very good. You have the right to remain silent. Now what else?
[punches Gonzales in the stomach]
Anything I say may be used against me in a court of law.
That's two, you're doing great. Now what's next?
I have the right to an attorney. If I cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed to me by the court.
Yeah! Yeah. Now do you understand these rights you just ...
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yes the plot is implausible,and so politically incorrect that you can't believe.but the film does what it sets out to do-entertain.this is ground that has been covered before(Beverly Hills Cop as an example),but never in a way that is as much fun.the screenplay is o.k.,with the best dialogue reserved for Hines-Crystal banter.the other characters are basically filler.but generally well done(Joe Pantoliano as Snake is great).there are a few dead spots in the film,but these are usually rescued by Hines and/or Crystal,who seemed to be having a lot of fun.there is a fantastic chase scene late in the movie that alone makes it worth watching.altogether this '80's buddy movie still holds up.mostly because of the insanity of the two leads.
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