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Feds (1988)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime | 28 October 1988 (USA)
While Ellie is strong, streetwise, practical, social but scholarly weak, Janis is the opposite and thus make ideal room and team mates at a tough 16 week FBI training course.

Director:

Daniel Goldberg (as Dan Goldberg)

Writers:

Len Blum, Daniel Goldberg (as Dan Goldberg)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rebecca De Mornay ... DeWitt
Mary Gross ... Zuckerman
Ken Marshall ... Brent
Fred Dalton Thompson ... Bilecki
Larry Cedar ... Butz
Raymond Singer ... Hupperman
James Luisi ... Sperry
Rex Ryon Rex Ryon ... Parker
Norman Bernard Norman Bernard ... Bickerstaff
Don Stark ... Willy
David Sherrill ... Duane
Jon Cedar ... Senior Agent
Tony Longo ... Sailor
Bradley Weissman Bradley Weissman ... Graham
Michael Chieffo ... Louie
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Storyline

Ellie DeWitt and Janis Zuckermann are admitted to the very strict FBI Training Academy. They get a hard course in which they learn to deal with guns and recognize crimes. They also get physical training. Ellie is a real fighting machine in contrast with Janis, the great student. They must help each other, because only when they pass all the tests will they be allowed to join the FBI. Written by Tony Kessen <rhkessen@cs.vu.nl>

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Taglines:

Sleep tight America. These women carry guns.

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 October 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

G-Men See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,388,317, 30 October 1988

Gross USA:

$3,838,793

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,838,793
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Part of a cycle of American cop comedies that got made after the box-office success of Police Academy (1984). The films include that movie's numerous sequels, Feds (1988), Recruits (1986), Off Beat (1986), Night Patrol (1984), Moving Violations (1985) and Hollywood Vice Squad (1986). See more »

Goofs

When the group is playing matchstick poker the cards change from red backs to blue backs when a new hand is dealt. See more »

Quotes

Janis Zuckerman: He was kinda of cute... for a sociopath.
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Crazy Credits

During the credits, Ellie and Janis receive their assignments as they talk with Howard about his assignment to Duluth, MN. Both get L.A. See more »

Connections

References The Untouchables (1959) See more »

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ALL LIPS N' HIPS
Performed by Electric Boys
Composed by Conny Blomqvist
Courtesy of PolyGram Records Sweden
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Satisfyingly Hilarious
7 February 2000 | by rebecca-20See all my reviews

I love this movie. I own this movie. I watch this movie whenever I need a quick pick-me-up. Rebecca DeMornay and Mary Gross play off of each other so well (Rebecca's the "straight-man" and Mary's the comic relief.) The girls are trainees in the FBI Academy--chosen because of their gender rather than their skills. Ellie (Rebecca)is the ex-marine who has no trouble with the physical requirements but can't do the academics. Janice (Mary) is the multi-degreed academic standout who can't pass the physical tests. Teamed up as roommates, they are forced to work together so both can realize the dream of becoming a Special Agent. Good clean fun for the whole family. Enjoy!


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