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Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 5 February 1993 (USA)
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A Los Angeles detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they can ... See full summary »

Director:

Gene Quintano

Writers:

Don Holley (story), Tori Tellem (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emilio Estevez ... Jack Colt
Samuel L. Jackson ... Wes Luger
Jon Lovitz ... Tim Becker
Tim Curry ... Mr. Jigsaw
Kathy Ireland ... Destiny Demeanor
Frank McRae ... Capt. Doyle
William Shatner ... Gen. Mortars
Dhiru Shah Dhiru Shah ... Translator
Gokul ... Hindu
Thomas Bruggemann Thomas Bruggemann ... Mini-Mart Punk (as Tom Bruggeman)
Danny Castle Danny Castle ... Mini-Mart Punk
Lance Kinsey ... Irv
Bill Nunn ... Police Photographer
Joyce Brothers ... Coroner (as Dr. Joyce Brothers)
Lin Shaye ... Witness
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Storyline

A Los Angeles detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the nation by distributing their wares via the "Wilderness Girls" cookie drive. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for ribald humor and drug references | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 February 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,200,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$27,979,400
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Larry Wilcox: As Officer Jon Baker from CHiPs (1977). See more »

Goofs

When Colt is standing in the sea, smoking, the water is lapping at his knees. When he walks back onto dry land, his legs are totally dry from the ankle up, except for a small damp patch on one knee. See more »

Quotes

Hindu: Namaste!
Mini-Mart Punk: Excuse me.
Translator: Yes sir?
Mini-Mart Punk: [Holds up a pantyhose container] Do you have any of these in taupe?
Hindu: No taupe. Beef jerky.
Mini-Mart Punk: And you call this a convenience store?
[Opens the pantyhose container, puts them over his face, he and his partner pull out shotguns]
Mini-Mart Punk: Open up the cash register or I'll splatter your brains!
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Crazy Credits

Closing dedication: This Film is Dedicated to the Memory of John S. Owens See more »

Alternate Versions

There's also a deleted scene that was shown on the TNT Network version where Luger finds out that York is dead from a motorist who "just happens to be passing by." The motorist is played by Christopher Lambert. See more »

Connections

Spoofs CHiPs (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

YOU REALLY GOT ME
Performed by Denis Leary and Martin Blasick (as Marty Blasick)
Words and Music by Ray Davies
Edward Kassner Music Co. Ltd./Jay-Boy Music Corp.
By Arrangement with Celebrity Licensing, Inc.
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Better than people give credit for...
6 November 2003 | by TheAverageAtBestHulkSee all my reviews

This isn't Airplane!, The Man With Two Brains, , or any number of classic slapsticks, but it is up there, and it is funny. While it has its slow times, it still manages to make you laugh. Great one liners, and wonderful acting make it a solid and worthy buy. Everytime you watch it, you will find yet another smart-ass, sarcastic reply, an offbeat joke or an obscure parody. Loaded Weapon 1 hits and for 90% of the time doesn't miss. It honestly doesn't get enough credit.


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