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Turner & Hooch (1989)

PG | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 28 July 1989 (USA)
A detective must adopt the dog of a dead man to help him find the murderer.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Scott Turner
... Emily Carson
... Chief Hyde
... David Sutton (as Reginald Veljohnson)
... Zack Gregory
... Walter Boyett
... Amos Reed
... Ernie
... Harley McCabe
Kevin Scannell ... Jeff Foster
... Ferraday
... Katie
... Motel Clerk
... Kevin Williams
Elaine Renee Bush ... Store Clerk
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Storyline

Scott Turner has 3 days left in the local police department before he moves to a bigger city to get some "real" cases, not just misdemeanors. Then Amos Reed is murdered, and Scott Turner sets himself on the case. The closest thing to a witness in the case is Amos Reed's dog, Hooch, which Scott Turner has to take care of if it's going to avoid being "put to sleep". Written by Lars J. Aas <larsa@colargol.edb.tih.no>

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The Oddest Couple Ever Unleashed!


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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,211,042, 30 July 1989, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$71,079,915
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When Hooch first wakes Turner up the time is 10:02. 1002 is the hotel room number from Tom Hanks movie bachelor party. See more »

Goofs

In one of the beginning sequences in the film, when Scott Turner is going to visit Amos Reed and Hooch gets loose, Hooch chases Scott down the walkway and tackles him. Scott was holding a muffin for hooch to distract him, and he drops it. We see a shot of the muffin rolling on the ground, and it lands upright. A few scenes later when Hooch picks up the muffin, it is laying on its side. See more »

Quotes

Scott Turner: These are the simple rules. No barking, now growling, you will not lift your leg to anything in this house. This is not your room. No slobbering, no chewing, you will wear a flea collar. This is not your room. No begging for food, no sniffing of crotches, and you will not drink from my toilet. This is not your room.
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The credits roll over various clips depicting the friendship between the title characters. See more »

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Spoofed in Scrubs: My Faith in Humanity (2005) See more »

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ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA
Written by Richard Strauss
Performed by Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest, Amsterdam
Herman Krebbers, violin
Conducted by Bernard Haitink
Courtesy of Philips Records, a division of PolyGram Classics
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Tom Hanks was destined for this role
20 June 2009 | by See all my reviews

"Congratulations you broke the case!".

About 60 minutes into the movie the Hooch drops the goods.

A few seconds later, the bad guy is in his sights.

Now call me cynical but isn't that just the way life is sometimes?

First out you have to eat a few dog biscuits, then if your in the right place at the right time... Really a great family movie!

Bachelor Party is one of the greats for younger guy's but for the family.

Turner and Hooch has to be one of the most entertaining and fun ways to spend an evening with younger people.


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