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The Gumshoe Kid (1990)

Clumsy but zealous Jeff Sherman has received his first case from his family's detective agency. The case turns out to be protecting an attractive lovely witness from the mob.

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Joseph Manduke

Writer:

Victor Bardack
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jay Underwood ... Jeff Sherman
Tracy Scoggins ... Rita Benson
Vince Edwards ... Ben Sherman
Arlene Golonka ... Gracie Sherman
Pamela Springsteen ... Mona Krause
Amy Lynne ... Emily Sherman
Biff Yeager ... Captain Billings
Xander Berkeley ... Monty Griswold
Gino Conforti ... Morton Meester
Miguel Sandoval ... Carl Ortega
Tim Haldeman ... Kruger
Michael Alaimo Michael Alaimo ... Sergio
David Dunard David Dunard ... Ralph Fitzgerald
Don Pugsley ... Skaggs
Greg Norberg Greg Norberg ... Findell Look Alike
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A young man has to take over the ruined detective agency of his father and his uncle. There are two major difficulties to manage: His uncle and his new job. Written by Volker Boehm

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He Wanted Action. He Wanted Adventure. He Never Thought It Would Come In This Shape.

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Action | Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

R
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

February 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Detective Kid See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Argus Entertainment See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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An O.K. eighties movie...
9 September 2001 | by matija-trostSee all my reviews

...but sadly, nothing more than that. For a comedy, it would sure need some laughs, and maybe the directing is not on a level, but hey,...there is one sexy scene (in the shower), which is not ordinary for this family type of comedy, and believe me, it gives that special touch to a movie, therefore you can say is O.K. ;))

4 out of 10 (thanks to shower scene)


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