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Rent-a-Cop (1987)

When call-girl Della gets caught in the middle of a drug bust at a hotel where she was meeting a trick, she is held hostage by a robber that busted in on the drug agents and the drug ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Tony Church
... Della Roberts
... Dancer
... Roger
... Beth
... Lemar
... Pitts
... Alexander
... Wieser
Larry Dolgin ... Capt. James
Roslyn Alexander ... Miss Barley
Cyrus Elias ... Victor
JoBe Cerny ... Hotel Clerk No. 1
Joe Greco ... Hotel Clerk No. 2
... Lindy
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When call-girl Della gets caught in the middle of a drug bust at a hotel where she was meeting a trick, she is held hostage by a robber that busted in on the drug agents and the drug dealers. She gets rescued by vice cop Church who is accused of staging the aborted bust. Ex-ballplayer turned drug dealer Roger is in tight with corrupt vice cops and their superiors And the fireworks start popping. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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15 January 1988 (USA)  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$295,000, 17 January 1988, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$295,000
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The film was originally planned to have a large Christmas opening in theaters, but Kings Road decided to do more editing after disastrous first studio screening. This caused the film to miss its release date. See more »

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...but we love you anyway, Liza
19 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

This disgusting combination of violence and cheap jokes has to be avoided, unless you are a devoted Liza Minnelli fan... like me. Liza has this very personal acting style (a nervous kind of energy) you either love or hate. I think it´s great, and it almost turns trash like Rent-a-cop into something watchable. For the real Liza experience, watch ´Sterile Cuckoo´ or ´Cabaret´.


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