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The Last Boy Scout (1991)

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An private detective's protected female witness is murdered, prompting him and the victim's boyfriend to investigate the crime that leads to a corrupt politician and a crooked football team owner.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Joe Hallenbeck
... Jimmy Dix
... Sarah Hallenbeck
... Sheldon Marcone
... Milo
... Darian Hallenbeck
... Cory
... Mike Matthews
... Alley Thug
... Chet
... Senator Baynard
... Bessalo
... McCaskey
... Big Ray Walton
... Pablo
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A down and out cynical detective teams up with a down and out ex-quarterback to try and solve a murder case involving a pro football team and a politician. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Everyone had counted them out. But they're about to get back in the game. See more »


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Rated R for graphic violence and very strong language | See all certifications »

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13 December 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Den siste scouten  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$29,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,923,669, 15 December 1991, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$59,509,925
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2.35 : 1
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The movie was filmed in 90 days between March 11 and June 9, 1991. See more »

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When Joe comes home from Las Vegas he notices very small details such as his wife's hair is dry and the toilet seat is up, but he didn't notice Mike's car parked across the street. Further. Detective McKaskey (Clarence Felder) told the other detective, "witnesses reported seeing Mike's car across the street the night before", to which the other detective replied, "why did he (Joe Hallenbeck) lie?". So if neighbors who aren't even detectives noticed the car, why didn't Joe? And how would they know what kind of car Mike drove or who he was? If it had been in the driveway then they might know that it was neither Joe's nor his wife's car. See more »

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[first lines]
Locker Room Kid: Billy Cole. Billy Cole.
Head Coach: The first half stunk! Open the holes up! Get in there like hogs! Like pigs!
Locker Room Kid: Billy Cole. You got a call on line three.
Head Coach: Let's go out there in this half and kick some butt! Let's get out of this town as a winner! I hate Cleveland!
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Moody River
Written by Gary Bruce
Performed by Pat Boone
Courtesy of MCA Records
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The great Bruce Willis
22 August 2005 | by See all my reviews

Great movie excellently interpreted by Bruce Willis who personifies magnificently the archetypes of the excellent antihero. By means of a marvelous and elegant script, the action develops to pace of video - paper clip, with a perfect aesthetics, action to streams and a sense of the sarcastic, intelligent and brilliant humor. The prominent figures are worn out, leaving each one his personal stamp in the film; as curiosity, the exuberant appears Halle Berry in one of her first appearances on the great screen. We are before an impact ante and entertaining movie, which it(he,she) seems to improve with the years, turning practically into the classic one of the cinema of action.


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